Press release: CEPI warns of tighter paper recycling standards

The Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) has warned industry to prepare for an update of the EN643 recycling standard…

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: 3M and Sunpartner Technologies team up for solar charging project

3M and Sunpartner have teamed up to develop technologies to recharge mobile devices with solar power.Read the full press release…

Acme reports record back-to-school season

International office supplies vendor Acme International said it enjoyed a record 2013 back-to-school (BTS) season.The strong BTS performance helped Acme…

HP working with aftermarket on cartridge chip information

HP has confirmed that it is working with aftermarket manufacturers to correctly identify the origin of printer cartridges.At the Recycling…

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…

Press release: Staples Print Solutions opts for HP

Staples Print Solutions installs two HP Indigo WS6600 Digital Presses in a move HP claims "has transformed its printed label…

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…

HNI Q3 office furniture profits up

Office furniture manufacturer HNI reported a 5.9% Q3 rise in operating profits at its HON and Allsteel brands to $40.7…

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: Spicers announces recycling initiative

Spicers is introducing a new cartridge recycling programme for its Brilliant partners.Read the wholesaler's press release below:----A Brilliant Recycling Initiative Spicers…

Press release: Australian association welcomes anti-dumping investigation

The Australian Forest Products Association is supporting an investigation by the country's Anti-Dumping Commissioner into imported copy paper from China.Read…

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…

Press Release: Durable’s Computer Cleaning Month

Vendor Durable has reported success with its recent Computer Cleaning Month campaign.Read Durable's press release below:----DURABLE Computer Cleaning Month® 2013…

Northamber sales hammered by PC declines

UK IT distributor Northamber has seen its full-year sales plummet by almost a quarter following an acceleration in the downturn…

Spicers switches to DCi for 5 Star cartridges

Spicers has announced an inkjet and toner cartridge agreement with UK-based manufacturer DCi for the wholesaler's 5 Star compatible products.The…

SP Richards launches furniture training webinar series

Office products distributor SP Richards has launched Fast Track, a live webinar series focused on highlighting different furniture sales opportunities.SP…

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…

OfficeMax makes $1.7 million school supplies donation

OfficeMax and its back-to-school customers have donated nearly $1.7 million in classroom supplies to teachers and schools through the office…

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Staples CEO reiterates Essendant promises

Staples Inc CEO Sandy Douglas wrote to Essendant counterpart Ric Phillips earlier this week to express his “unwavering excitement” at…