Another Quality buy

23 March 2005 – Coventry (UK): Office Friendly member Quality Office Supplies has made its seventh acquisition in three years with Leicester-based CE Hurst Office Equipment.

Quality’s managing director Ed Barnshaw said: "We are thrilled to have acquired CE Hurst. The move brings our annual turnover to over £6 million ($11.3 million)."

Staff at Hurst will transfer to Quality’s Coventry-based operations before the closure of Hurst’s facilities at the end of April.