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Jay Leno to appear at Vision 2006 Conference

9 June 2005 - Des Plaines (IL): United Stationers has announced that Jay Leno will be its special guest celebrity at its Vision 2006 National Dealer Forum. The event is to be held in...

United completes acquisition of Sweet Paper

1 June 2005 - Des Plaines (IL): United Stationers has announced that its Lagasse subsidiary has completed the purchase of stock of Sweet Paper Sales Corp and Sweet Paper Group in a cash transaction,...

Open university at United Stationers

6 May 2005 - Des Plaines (IL): United Stationers has introduced Jan/san University (JSU), a training programme designed to teach dealers how to identify, sell and profit from the ever-increasing Jan/san industry. JSU seminars...

Sales up at United Stationers

6 May 2005 - Des Plaines (IL): United Stationers has posted net sales of $1.06 billion for its Q1, up from $987 million a year ago, thanks to sales gains across all its product...

Software provider buys THS

24 May 2005 - Des Plaines (IL): Software provider Activant Solutions has acquired OP tech provider The Systems House (THS). Larry Jones, CEO of Activant Solutions, said: "The acquisition of THS enables a best-of-breed,...

United expands foodservice distribution

20 May 2005 - Des Plaines (IL): United Stationers has announced that its Lagasse subsidiary signed an agreement to buy Sweet Paper Sales Corp and Sweet Paper Sales Group, which are headquartered in Hialeah,...

United Stationers give dealers education boost

4 May 2005 - Des Plaines (IL): United Stationers has uncovered a new training programme to help independent dealers sell products to the education market. The programme, which will tap in on the expertise...

United posts Q4 decline

11 February 2005 - Des Plaines (IL): United Stationers has reported a 12 per cent fall in its Q4 income. Taking a $7.6 million write-off related to its Canadian division, the wholesaler posted net...

TriMega announces Connections 2005

27 January 2005 - Des Plaines (IL): TriMega Purchasing Association has announced the dates of its upcoming Connections 2005 series of regional meetings. The annual meetings will take place from March to May in...

TriMega appoints former Hartford chief

4 January 2005 - Des Plaines (IL): TriMega has appointed former general manager of Hartford Office Supplies, Charlie Cleary, as its new president, the board has announced. Hartford, which was a TriMega dealer group...

Solid Q3 at United

United Stationers has reported a higher-than-expected Q3 profit, driven by lower freight costs and widespread sales growth. The company's net income went up to $26.3 million, from $23.3 million in the same period a...

TriMega joy

TriMega Purchasing Association has described Achieve 2004, its recent national tradeshow and convention at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, as a major success. Greg Fish, TriMega's president said: "We were tremendously pleased with...

TriMega launches new website

21 December 2004 - Des Plaines (IL): TriMega has announced the launch of a newly-designed website to better serve members and partners. The new site, located at www.trimega.org, was developed to help provide users...

TriMega announces 2005 tradeshow

5 November 2004 - Des Plaines (IL): TriMega has announced that Xcellerate 2005, its national conference and tradeshow, will take place on 14 - 16 September 2005 at The Westin Diploma Resort and Spa...

Achieve 2004 “tremendous” says TriMega

25 October 2004 - Des Plaines (IL): TriMega Purchasing Association has described Achieve 2004, its recent national tradeshow and convention at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, as "tremendously successful". Greg Fish, TriMega's president...

New sales SVP at United Stationers

19 October 2004 - Des Plaines (IL): United Stationers has announced that Patrick Collins is to join the company as SVP of sales, a position responsible for the company's overall sales strategy. Collins was...

Solid Q3 profit rise at United

26 October 2004 - Des Plaines (IL): United Stationers have reported a higher-than-expected Q3 profit, driven by lower freight costs and sales growth across its entire product portfolio. The company's net income went up...

TriMega offers dealers flyer support

26 October 2004 - Des Plaines (IL): TriMega Purchasing Association has announced the launch of its new MarketMate flyer programme, for the exclusive use of its members. This email service will allow dealers to...

United elects new board member

22 October 2004 - Des Plaines (IL): United Stationers has elected John Zillmer to its board of directors. Zillmer brings with him 30 years of experience in the managed services industry. His last 18...

Jan/san and furniture give United big fillip

Strong sales of jan/san products and office furniture have helped United Stationers to post a profit rise in Q2. The firm recorded net income of $21 million, or EPS of $0.62, compared to $15.1...

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