IHEA introduces new professional certification

IEHA, a division of cleaning industry association ISSA, has launched a Sustainability Professional (SP) credential for members. The SP certification…

US university takes stance against plastics

The University of Miami (UM) has partnered with US-based office products manufacturer Emerald Brand to bring sustainable disposables to its campus.  The…

Toppin honoured at City of Hope gala

The US business supplies industry gathered last night at Chicago’s Navy Pier to honour Rick Toppin who collected the 2018…

Acquisition for Armor | Toshiba expands in Mexico | Senior appointments for Xerox, Plantronics...

Aftermarket print consumables firm Armor has acquired the intellectual property rights and Thermal Transfer Ribbon business from receipt, label and…

Emerald Brand launches licensing division

US-based office products manufacturer Emerald Brand has introduced the Emerald Ecovations division. This new department will license Emerald’s sustainable Tree-Free…

First Ride of Life celebrates success

Leading figures in the UK office supplies industry took part in a 100km cycling event in aid of The Institute…

Climb of Life aims for another milestone

OPI has begun its annual fundraising for the 2018 Climb of Life (COL) which is aiming to reach a total of £1 million…

BTS shoppers look for sustainability

A new study by market research group NPD has found that back-to-school (BTS) shoppers in the US are increasingly looking…

BOSS Charity Day 2019 details announced

UK business supplies association BOSS has revealed the date and new venue for next year’s annual fundraising Charity Day. The…

Independent Stationers to offer Association Health Plan

US dealer group Independent Stationers (IS) has entered into an exclusive multi-year agreement to provide an Association Health Plan (AHP)…

IP continues Pink Ream campaign

Paper and pulp manufacturer International Paper has announced it will keep running its Pink Ream campaign in support of the…

BOSS tackles plastic issue

UK trade association BOSS held the first meeting of its new Single Use Plastic Packaging special interest group. BOSS organised…

Fuji Xerox venture to continue | Epson completes factory | HP Inc looks to...

HP Inc Printer Chief Enrique Lores gave an interview on the future of printers at HP. Lores said the company…

Domtar invests in sustainable materials company

US-based paper manufacturer Domtar has bought a majority interest in Prisma Renewable Composition, which focuses on developing advanced materials from…

Jalema ups recycling credentials

Netherlands-based OP manufacturer Jalema and recycling specialist Van Scherpenzeel have joined forces.Recycled materials supplied by Van Scherpenzeel will be used…

Commercial launches new sustainable office initiative

UK-based business services specialist Commercial Group has launched a new initiative focused on reducing plastic in the workplace.The plan was…

Keurig agrees to pay over fraud case | BJ’s goes public | Antalis completes...

A round-up of this week's office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere.Beverages manufacturer Keurig…

UK OP industry cycles to beat cancer

Charitable funds raised by the UK business supplies sector and its long-established annual Climb of Life (COL) initiative will this…

Deflecto 2018 Ride for Hope

Workspace products manufacturer Deflecto is fundraising for 2018 Ride for Hope, to raise money for the medical research centre City…

Amazon Business launches new shipping tier | HP Inc to cut 5,000 jobs |...

Amazon Business has launched a new tier for its Prime Shipping service. Named 'Essentials', it enables small businesses with up…

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ADVEO in creditor protection after Staples talks collapse

European business products wholesaler ADVEO has entered pre-insolvency proceedings after negotiations between its lenders and Staples Solutions ended without an…