Amazon hits $1 trillion | Nestlé builds robotic distribution centre | Faber-Castell partners with Bentley

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


HP Inc has announced it will take part in a programme run by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that will use HP 3D technology to print pharmaceutical samples of antibiotics designed to fight antimicrobial resistant bacteria. More details: HP Inc  

Germany-based writing instruments brand Faber-Castell has partnered with Bentley Motors to launch a collection of stationery and accessories. More details: Bentley 

Paper manufacturer Resolute Forest Products has sold its Fairmont (WV) recycled bleach kraft pulp mill for $55 million to ND Paper, a subsidiary of Nine Dragons Paper. More details: Resolute Forest Products

Amazon has become the second company in the world to hold a market value of $1 trillion, after Apple last month. Its shares rose over the $1 trillion value on Tuesday morning, before settling below the threshold at the end of the day. More details: New York Times  

US-based office technology reseller WiZiX Technology Group has acquired CBS Imaging, making it the third acquisition for the company since October 2017.

The company is using the acquisition to springboard into the Bay Area (CA) market and will be followed by a new branch office in the sub-region of South Bay. More details: Copier Network

US-based IT service provider Fisher’s Technology has announced its expansion in Montana with the acquisition of IT reseller Davis Business Machines. More details: Fisher’s Technology

UK-based Corona Corporate Solutions (CCS) has acquired office equipment supplier CBE solutions, making it the second acquisition this year. More details: CCS

Nestlé has partnered with XPO Logistics to build a new distribution centre in Derby, UK. The digital warehouse will feature advanced sorting systems and robotics alongside automation co-developed with Swisslog Logistics. More details: Nestlé

ACCO Brands is closing down the largest paper clip factory in North America located in Pleasant Prairie (WI) and moving production to Boonville (MO) before the end of the year. More details: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel