OfficeMax to consolidate headquarters in Illinois



15 August 2005 – Itasca (IL): OfficeMax has confirmed that it will consolidate its headquarters in Illinois, following negotiations with officials in both Illinois and Cleveland.


OfficeMax CEO Sam Duncan said: "While our review resulted in the selection of Illinois, the decision was a difficult one." He added: "OfficeMax values the support that we have received in Ohio throughout the development and growth of our company and we remain committed to Ohio in our retail and contract businesses."


The company expects to finalise the selection of a Chicago site for its consolidated headquarters by the end of September.