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Q3 sales down yet output rise matches forecast - confidence is up and remains positive into Q4

Q3 sales down yet output rise matches forecast - confidence is up and remains positive into Q4

26 November 2013

Output volumes improved significantly in line with the forecast from Q2 and are expected to continue to show positive growth in Q4, according to the results of the latest BOSS Outlook survey.

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Stationery industry steps up to help!

Stationery industry steps up to help!

22 November 2013

NEMO teams up with Ambassador Antalis, the industrial packaging division of Antalis Ltd, Sealed Air and Diamond Box to help the disaster relief following on from super typhoon Haiyan.

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Vasanta Group to beat Cancer Research target

15 October 2013

Vasanta Group employees are set to beat their £10,000 fundraising target for Cancer Research UK several months ahead of schedule.

With £6,600 already raised and another £3,000 due in soon, the business products wholesaler expects to significantly outperform the goal it set itself for 2013.

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Mitsubishi Pencil Co (Uniball) Trade Press Announcement

10 October 2013

MPCUK’s General Manager, Owen McGonagle, is leaving the Company at the end of October 2013 after working for the company for 14 years. The Company’s European Director, Olivier Brenot will assume control of the business and will become the nominated point of contact for the UK with immediate effect. 

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INTEGRA SUPPLIER EXHIBITION & CHANCE FOR MEMBERS TO WIN £10,000

INTEGRA SUPPLIER EXHIBITION & CHANCE FOR MEMBERS TO WIN  £10,000

09 October 2013

The Integra National Conference with a fantastic line up of guest speakers, business sessions and entertainment is fast approaching.

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VOW Appoints Martin Weedall as National Sales Director

VOW Appoints Martin Weedall as National Sales Director

03 October 2013

VOW has appointed Martin Weedall, currently North & Midlands Sales Director, to the position of National Sales Director with immediate effect.

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ANTALIS COMPLETES ITS ACQUISITION OF XEROX'S WESTERN EUROPEAN OFFICE PAPER DISTRIBUTION BUSINESS

ANTALIS COMPLETES ITS ACQUISITION OF XEROX'S WESTERN EUROPEAN OFFICE PAPER DISTRIBUTION BUSINESS

30 September 2013

Following the approval of the European competition authorities and an opinion from the relevant workers' councils, Antalis has finalised the agreement to purchase Xerox's Western European office paper distribution business.

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EXCLUSIVE VOW FACILITIES SUPPLIES TRAINING A SUCCESS

EXCLUSIVE VOW  FACILITIES SUPPLIES TRAINING A SUCCESS

18 September 2013

An exclusive event designed to equip VOW partners with the practical hands on training and knowledge they need to grow their facilities supplies offer has proved a big hit.

'Impressed', 'engaging' and 'entertaining' were among the comments from resellers for VOW's first ever Facilities Supplies Training Event, held at the Oaktree Arena in Highbridge, Somerset on 12th September. The event gave VOW partners the chance to take part in practical, face to face training with six industry leading suppliers including Diversey, Gojo, Vax, Wallace Cameron, Newell Rubbermaid and SCA.

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RONAN KEATING LAUNCHES PENTEL PARTNERSHIP WITH MARIE KEATING FOUNDATION

RONAN KEATING LAUNCHES PENTEL PARTNERSHIP WITH MARIE KEATING FOUNDATION

12 September 2013

Ronan Keating probably prefers to use something a little smaller when it comes to song writing, but he took a giant pink pen in hand to help writing instruments manufacturer Pentel launch its support for the Marie Keating Foundation.

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VOW TO LAUNCH 2WORKECO

VOW TO LAUNCH 2WORKECO

30 August 2013

VOW is set to offer the 2WorkEco range from early 2014 in a move designed to clarify the eco-credentials of the 2Work chemical cleaning and paper disposables ranges.

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Pentel Counts Down to Major TV Campaign

Pentel Counts Down to Major TV Campaign

23 August 2013

With a less than a week to go before the start of its 2013 television advertising campaign Pentel has announced sales of its EnerGel range were up 15 per cent in the rolling year to the end of July, with strong indications of a highly successful back to school and college promotion leading into the autumn.

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600 million of the OS Industry represented at the BOSS East Anglia networking lunch

07 June 2013

Welcome to this weeks good news update. This week we are featuring a recent event held in the East Anglia Region. The BOSS East Anglia networking lunch was a great success with over £600 million of the OS Industry represented.

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Members of the Standards and Technical Committee work tirelessly behind the scenes to support the organisation.

31 May 2013

Welcome to this weeks good news update. In this issue I would like to feature and to thank those members of the Standards and Technical Committee who work tirelessly behind the scenes to support you and your organisation.

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Order levels hold steady in Q1 - expectations for current quarter are more downbeat

Order levels hold steady in Q1 - expectations for current quarter are more downbeat

02 May 2013

Order levels were generally stable in the first quarter of this year and for the third quarter running, according to the latest BOSS Federation Printing Outlook report published this week.

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BenGolf 2013 - Venue Announced

BenGolf 2013 - Venue Announced

12 December 2012

The BenGolf Tournament next year will be at a new venue, The Wyboston Lakes Golf Centre, on Monday 10 June.  Wyboston is just off the A1, south of St Neots and just north of the famous Black Cat roundabout. It is readily accessible from North, South, East and West!

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BOSS Standardisation and Technical Committee releases Industry Standard Product Classification (ISPC), often called the BOSS Code, for use in the January 2013 Product Files.

26 November 2012

The BOSS Federation Standardisation & Technical Committee releases today the new Industry Standard Product Classification (ISPC), often called the BOSS Code, for use in the January 2013 Product Files.

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The BOSS Executive Board appoint a new Chairman

The BOSS Executive Board appoint a new Chairman

14 November 2012

The BOSS Executive Board have appointed Graeme Chapman MBE as the new Chairman of the Benevolent Fund to replace Stanley Vaughan who has resigned after 12 years in the Chair.

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President of Fellowes Europe Leaves for New Position

01 June 2012

Andrea Davis, President of Fellowes Europe since 2006, has announced she will be leaving the company on June 15th.

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President of Fellowes Europe Leaves for New Position

01 June 2012

Andrea Davis, President of Fellowes Europe since 2006, has announced she will be leaving the company on June 15th.

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New Chairman For BOSS Federation

21 May 2012

The BOSS Federation is pleased to announce the appointment of Alan Ball, Chief Executive Officer of Spicers UK & Ireland as the new Chairman of the Federation.

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