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Myths, facts and smoke and mirrors

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has tried to dispel the "myths" surrounding its policy to prevent contracts from federal contracts going to pass-throughs. The administration, which has been criticised for allocating government buying to...

State uncovers Depot contract flaws

Office Depot has been warned that its exclusive office supply contract with the state of Georgia is "in jeopardy" following a review, which revealed a string of "performance problems". The news will provide cheer...

Victory for dealers in Washington

It was a remarkable piece of timing. The National Office Products Alliance (NOPA) was congregated in Washington DC for its annual joint legislature conference with the Office Furniture Dealers Association (OFDA), perfectly in time...

NOPA wins Congress backing over government contracts

 15 May 2007 — Alexandria (VA): The National Office Products Alliance (NOPA) has applauded the passage of a new bill which could lead to the "unbundling" of government contracts. The news is an important step...

State auditor ‘confirms’ overcharging by power channel

 15 May 2007 — Alexandra (VA): The National Office Products Alliance (NOPA) has said a recent investigation into North Carolina's (NC) office products contract has confirmed suspicions of overcharging by a power channel state vendor. An...

Mark Wright elected NOPA director

16 April 2007 — Pensacola (FL): Mark Wright, owner of Florida-based dealer Gulf Coast Office Products, has been elected director of the National Office Products Alliance (NOPA). Wright, who will serve a three-year term...

United we stand

 No man is an island...and neither is a dealer. We are all part of a broader industry that, when united, can bring powerful changes that strengthen our business. As the 2007 chair of the...

News People & Places

 USA Media Sciences International (MSI), a manufacturer of colour toner cartridges, has appointed Tadahiro Kaneko as director of toner development. He has joined MSI from Ricoh Printing Systems America. Oakland (NJ) ActionEmco has appointed Mike Maggio...

NOPA and OPWA set standards

6 September 2006 — Alexandria (VA): The National Office Products Alliance (NOPA) and Office Products Wholesalers Association (OPWA) have completed the first phase of the OP industry data standards initiative. The results include a...

NOPA appoints government affairs director

 21 September 2006 — Alexandria (VA): The National Office Products Alliance (NOPA) has named R Michael Ochs as director of government affairs. Ochs is a senior government and public affairs executive and has previously represented...

NOPA appoints new communications director

 15 August 2006 — Alexandria (VA): The National Office Products Alliance (NOPA) has named Meredith Hurt as director of communications. Hurt joins NOPA from the Outdoor Advertising Association of America (OAAA), a Washington DC-based trade...

People & Places

 USA Eastman Kodak's board of directors has named Laura Quatela as a VP at the company. Quatela has been with the firm since 1999, most recently as director of intellectual property transactions. Rochester (NY) Imation CEO,...

On the move

 In theUS  OfficeMax will lose half of its current board of directors at its annual meeting on 20 April. Directors Claire Farley and Ward Woods resigned from the board in 2005; William Reynolds will retire...

Initial meeting for OP data standards taskforce

 The National Office Products Alliance (NOPA) and Office Products Wholesalers Association (OPWA) and other industry groups met in Chicago on 10 January to discuss voluntary industry standards. The historic meeting began the initial phase...

Momentum with NOPA healthcare solution

17 March 2006 - Alexandria (VA): The National Office Products Alliance (NOPA) is celebrating after S. 1955, the Health Insurance Marketplace Modernization and Affordability Act, successfully made its way through a Senate Committee with the...

NOPA names 2006 board members

17 March 2006 – Alexandria (VA): The National Office Products Alliance (NOPA) has elected its new vice chair and other members of the board of governors.   Juanita Strickland, CFO at Georgia-based VIP Office...

NOPA and TriMega form new membership alliance

 The National Office Products Alliance (NOPA) and TriMega Purchasing Association have announced the creation of a TriMega-NOPA Membership Alliance. The union is designed to enhance their services to OP dealers and their independent distribution...

Initial meeting for OP data standards taskforce

18 January 2006 – Chicago (IL): The National Office Products Alliance (NOPA) and Office Products Wholesalers Association (OPWA) and other industry groups met in Chicago on 10 January to discuss voluntary industry standards. The historic meeting...

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