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Six safety wear basics

Making sure people are equipped and dressed to do their work safely and healthily should be common sense, but it’s…

Bunzl buys two safety equipment businesses

International distribution and outsourcing group Bunzl has acquired two businesses in the US and Italy to add to its safety…

3M to acquire Scott Safety

3M is to acquire personal protection equipment (PPE) manufacturer Scott Safety in a $2 billion deal.Scott Safety products include self-contained…

Grainger launches online knowledge portal

MRO products distributor Grainger has launched a new online portal aimed at helping its business customers improve their operational capabilities.According…

Facilities Supplies Special: Safety first

OPI: What is the best way to gain the knowledge required for PPE legislation and standards?AB: Aside from the available…

Strong sales for Knoll | Sam’s Club launches queue-skipping app | ALSO reports huge...

Our weekly round-up of this week’s office supplies, office products, stationery and business supplies news and stories from around the…

Workplace safety and health: more could be done

To mark World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April, UK facilities and building maintenance specialist Direct365…

Special Feature: A chemical reaction

The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) was established by the United Nations to create a unified…

Category Analysis: Changing facilities

The winds of change are sweeping through the FM sector, forcing a rethink among both existing players and new entrants to…

Growth for Bunzl; acquires again

Distribution and outsourcing group Bunzl has reported sales and profit H1 increases on the back of both organic sales growth and the…

3M expands safety portfolio

3M has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire personal protection equipment (PPE) vendor Capital Safety from private equity firm KKR.The…

IS reports positive 2014

The US dealer group said direct buy increased 17% with office furniture increasing by 27% – the increases yielded a…

IS launches health and safety programme

Under the Clean Sweep Distribution programme launched in April, the Operation Health and Safety service will give IS members access…

Category Analysis: MRO & Safety

AS traditional OP suppliers look to broaden their scope and diversify into new markets, the maintenance, repair and operations(MRO) and…

SPR completes Impact acquisition

SPR announced the Impact acquisition a couple of weeks ago, with the Ohio-based firm expected to add about $85 million…

Kimberly-Clark announces mixed bag in Q1

Sales at KCP increased 1% to $0.8 billion but operating profit for Q1 fell 5% to $136 million.The company said…

ISO treble for Armor

Aftermarket supplies manufacturer Armor Office Printing has just received a third ISO certification.The division, via its distribution facility in Nantes,…

Safety first for ACCO

ACCO Brands has been named one of the safest companies in the US by  health and safety magazine EHS Today.ACCO…

Dixon Ticonderoga cited over safety violations

US pencil manufacturer Dixon Ticonderoga is facing $64,000 in fines after being cited for 23 health and safety violations at…

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HP to hold talks with Xerox

The chances of HP Inc acquiring Xerox went up by a couple of notches following yesterday’s highly anticipated Q1 earnings…