‘Max strengthens Puerto Rican operation



16 June 2006 — Carolina (PR): OfficeMax is to open a 100,000 sq ft distribution centre in Puerto Rico in October this year.


‘Max said the centre will provide more immediate access to office supply, technology, paper and furniture products and "new, responsive delivery options for all OfficeMax retail stores and business customers" in the country. OfficeMax Print and Document Solutions will also use the expanded space and technology at the centre to increase its offering to local businesses. The centre, which creates more than 500 new jobs, will stock 5,000 items from the major product categories including products sourced from Puerto Rican providers.


‘Max has been operating a contract business in Puerto Rico for since 1994 and has ten retail outlets in the country.