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Analysis: Staples leaving Europe at all costs

Staples is taking a big hit – both in terms of cash and non-cash charges – to offload its European…

New head of Europe at ACCO

ACCO Brands has appointed an interim President for its European operations following the retirement of Jay Mitchell.Mitchell retired in May…

Paper manufacturers need to step up conservation practices

A new report released by conservation organisation Dogwood Alliance has rated Domtar, International Paper and Georgia-Pacific top for improved forestry…

BSA announces scholarship winners

 US office products association BSA's Educational Foundation has announced the winners of the 2010 scholarship competition.  The Educational Foundation provides annual…

New logisitics guru at MWV

 MeadWestvaco has named Nik Hiremath as its new VP of Supply Chain. Hiremath will have responsibility for leading MWV's global supply…

BSA looks to the future

OPI's publisher and CEO, Steve Hilleard, is to moderate a 'Futures Panel' at the upcoming inaugural BSA 2009 Forum in…

BSA heaps praise on Brazell

The Business Solutions Association (BSA) has announced it will present its highest honour, its 2009 Leadership Award, to Carey Brazell…

MWV strikes positive Q2

MeadWestvaco Corporation (MWV) has turned the gloom of the Q2 results period by announcing positive total earnings and year-on-year profit…

MWV scoops green certifications

MeadWestvaco (MWV) Consumer & Office Products has announced it has received a series of environmental certifications.The US company has been…

Leon joins Schwab

 Schwab has announced it has appointed Peter Leon to a top sales position. Leonjoins Schwab, a wholly owned subsidiary of SentrySafe,…

MeadWestvaco to expand operation in Garner

 MeadWestvaco is to expand in Garner, North Carolina (NC), as it requires more space for research and development, according to…

MWV to close envelope facility

 MeadWestvaco (MWV) is to cease envelope manufacturing and distribution at one of its US sites. The Enfield plant in Connecticut plant…

Sluggish BTS season holds back MWV

MeadWestvaco's third quarter performance shows that sales are down.Segment profit was $38 million in the third quarter of 2008 for…

MWV sees modest quarterly growth

 MeadWestvaco's Consumer and Office division has posted quarterly sales and profits increases. The division, which accounts for around 16 percent of…

MWV offloads kraft paper mill

 MeadWestvaco (MWV) has said that it has agreed to sell its kraft paper mill in North Charleston, South Carolina, to…

Rebranding for MeadWestvaco

 MeadWestvaco has changed its name to MWV as part of a global rebranding initiative. The company also has a new slogan,…

Duncan and Williamson to receive ADL honour

 OfficeMax's Sam Duncan and MeadWestvaco's David Williamson have been selected to receive the Anti-Defamation League's Torch of Liberty award for…

MeadWestvaco named in Best Corporate Citizens list

 Global packaging solutions company MeadWestvaco has been named to CRO Magazine's (Corporate Responsibility Officer) 100 Best Corporate Citizens 2008, the…

Profits up for Mead’s OP segment

 MeadWestvaco’s consumer and office products segment has posted 2007 profits of $139 million, up by nine percent on the previous…

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GSA to overhaul federal acquisition schedules

The US General Services Administration (GSA) has this week announced a major restructuring of its Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) that…