Posted on Mar 14 2017 - 10:00am by Editorial
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Antalis, Europe’s leading paper, packaging and visual communications merchant, has commissioned 81 new trucks as part of a £5m investment to modernise its 160-strong fleet. The new DAF Euro VI curtain-sided vehicles will be manufactured at the Leyland plant in Lancashire and will be contract-hired as part of a seven-year deal with commercial fleet services partner Fraikin. The vehicles, which will...

Posted on Mar 13 2017 - 10:00am by Editorial
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Business services specialist Commercial Group, operator of the UK’s largest hydrogen-enabled commercial fleet, has announced plans to further reduce carbon emissions from its delivery vehicles. It is taking part in two Government-funded projects on technology innovation for zero emission delivery vehicles and has achieved official ‘Go Ultra Low Company’ status after deploying its first electric...

Posted on Mar 12 2017 - 10:00am by Editorial
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ticketclever.com, a new UK rail travel booking site, is offering passengers the potential to save up to 60% on tickets through a clever algorithm that crunches hundreds of millions of fare and route combinations to unlock savings. Top savings are found on the day-of-travel for journeys of an hour or longer. www.ticketclever.com ...

Posted on Mar 11 2017 - 10:00am by Editorial
Comments Off on ACCO acquires Esselte

ACCO Brands, one of the world’s largest designers, marketers and manufacturers of branded business, academic and consumer products, has acquired office products company Esselte. The combination improves ACCO Brands’ scale and enhances its position as an industry leader in Europe. “We are excited to add Esselte, its talented employees and its portfolio of products and brands to the ACCO Brands family,” said Boris Elisman, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of ACCO Brands. “This transaction, together with the Pelikan...

Posted on Mar 10 2017 - 10:00am by Editorial
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International stationery exhibition Paperworld 2017 took place in Frankfurt on January 28-31. Here is a small selection of new products launched at the show New face of AF AF International, a manufacturer of specialist cleaning products for the office products industry, revealed its new packaging and new products, following a brand re-vamp. The Core Range of cleaning products, easily identifiable...

Posted on Mar 9 2017 - 10:00am by Editorial
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Moleskine has launched a new Limited Edition Notebook Collection inspired by Peter Pan. Each of the four covers in the collection are customised with childlike, hand-drawn illustrations and four Peter Pan quotes. A Collector’s Edition box set in limited numbers is available for purchase at Moleskine Stores worldwide and on the Moleskine Online Store. www.moleskine.com ...

Posted on Mar 8 2017 - 10:00am by Editorial
Comments Off on Millennials suffer most from rising stress levels

With age comes not only wisdom, it seems, but also higher levels of productivity and greater resilience to growing workloads. The Wrike Digital Work Report, based on a survey of 3,000 office workers across Europe, found that as work demands have gone up in the past year, one third of over-55s in the UK believe they still operate at productivity levels of over 90%, compared to just 8% of Millennials (aged 25-34). More than two thirds (69%) of Millennials say they find rising workloads harder to cope with, compared to 54% of the over 55s....

Posted on Mar 7 2017 - 10:00am by Editorial
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Filofax has added four new pastel hues to its Notebook Classic collection: vista blue, rose, duck egg and orchid. Featuring removable/repositionable pages, Filofax Notebooks Pastels cost £12.99. Also new from Filofax are the Patterns Indigo Floral organiser, with a floral design in indigo blues, creams and whites, and the Patterns Pastel Spots organiser, which combines pastel polka dots with a realistic...

Posted on Mar 6 2017 - 10:00am by Editorial
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ExaClair, the UK supplier of Guildhall, Europa, Rhodia, Clairefontaine and Exacompta, has added lever-arch files and ring binders to its Guildhall filing range. The ring binders are available in four traditional colours – black, blue, red and green – and feature premium polypropylene covers; two 30mm rings; a stylish, rounded 40mm spine profile; and a 10-year warranty. The lever-arch files are...

Posted on Mar 5 2017 - 10:00am by Editorial
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ACCO Brands is aiming to simplify whiteboard selection by dividing its Nobo whiteboard range into four sub-brands segmented by surface type: Diamond Glass, Prestige Enamel, Nano Clean Steel and Classic Steel. Chris Gaskell, senior director of channel and brand marketing, ACCO Brands Europe, said: “From steel surfaces ideal for moderate use to sleek aesthetically pleasing glass boards for high frequency...