Bunzl continues to acquire

Bunzl has completed three international acquisitions of personal protection equipment suppliers in the US, Germany and Brazil.California-based SAS Safety Corp…

IS expands federal jan/san programme

US dealer group Independent Stationers (IS) has added restroom products to its federal government sales programme.IS is now authorised to…

Totalpost wins major security screening contract

Mailroom consumables provider Totalpost has been awarded an exclusive contract to supply X-ray security screening machines to the UK government.In…

ISSA engages with GSA over federal jan/san contract

US jan/san trade association ISSA has said it is still hoping the General Services Administration (GSA) will make modifications to…

Keurig drives Green Mountain full-year sales

Demand for single-serve coffee packs drove full-year sales at Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR), with net sales climbing 16% to…

Staples confirms USPS postal pilot

The US Postal Service (USPS) and Staples have launched a pilot programme that will see USPS postal counters inside more…

Highlands expands cleaning and breakroom resources

US manufacturer rep group The Highlands Group has made two regional business development appointments at its cleaning and breakroom team.Kevin…

Corwell on track with facility expansion

European wholesaler Corwell says it is making good progress with the expansion of its warehousing facilities.Work to double the storage…

Bunzl buys Wesclean in Canada

Facilities supplier Bunzl has acquired Wesclean Equipment & Cleaning Supplies in Canada.Based in Edmonton, Alberta and operating from 13 locations…

Press release: ISSA launches first scientific cleanliness standard

ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, has launched what it claims is the first “science-based” cleanliness standard for schools. Full press…

GSA issues $600m jan/san RFQ

Office supplies resellers in the US have just under a month to submit their bids for a new $600 million…

Press release: Bunzl buys Mexican distributor Pro Epta

Facilities supplier Bunzl has acquired Mexican catering equipment distributor Pro Epta as it continues to focus on international expansion.News of…

Press release: IT recognition for Pollock Paper

US jan/san supplier Pollock Paper has won an IT excellence award.Read Pollock Paper's press release below:----Pollock Paper Receives IT Excellence…

AOPD signs RDA Advantage as jan/san partner

Dealer network AOPD has added redistributor RDA Advantage to its Business Partner programme in the US.RDA Advantage is a pure…

ISSA makes formal FSSI protest

Cleaning industry association ISSA has formally protested the US General Services Administration's (GSA) proposed implementation of the Federal Strategic Sourcing…

ISSA issues FSSI call to action

Like its OP counterpart, jan-san trade association ISSA is calling for its members to take action in the federal government…

Jan-san association tackling FSSI

Jan-san trade association ISSA is asking its members to assess the potential impact of the US government's Federal Strategic Sourcing…

Stir it up

The growth of the Keurig coffee brand has been one of the business success stories of the last few years despite…

Category reviews

OPI has covered the furniture, cleaning and breakroom, and core office products categories extensively throughout the year. Each segment has…

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Exclusive: Noble relishing new role at Complete Business Solutions

OPI catches up with Adam Noble, the Managing Director of successful UK dealer Irongate who has recently also taken on…