This week International Paper announced that it is in talks with Unisource regarding a proposed merger of xpedx, International Paper's distribution business, and Unisource. So what will this mean?
RESTON, VA—PRIMIR is about to release a new major research study entitled “Sustainable Print in a Dynamic Global Market: What Going Green Means.” Given the global dynamics at play, PRIMIR contracted with Pira International (UK) to complete this extensive research endeavor that defines sustainability and identifies the regulatory, economic, social and environmental drivers impacting the developed nations print supply chain players.
BY MARK SMITH Predictions of the paperless office may have lost their edge, but not the threat of a paperless printing plant. One only has to go as far back as 1995 to find the last time some printers were faced with shutting down their presses for a lack of paper to run through them. The buyer's market of recent times saw printers, and their clients, being doubly blessed with a ready supply of paper at historically low prices. Everyone knew it was just a matter of time before the market swing came, though. In the case of paper, the more apropos saying would