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Staples to acquire Office Depot in a $6.3bn deal

05 Feb 2015 − Office Depot will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Staples and boost Staples' annual sales to $39bn.» more

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Voith restructuring: massive cutbacks for paper division

03 Feb 2015 − The engineering group Voith has announced an extensive restructuring project that will see the firm shed 1,600 jobs around the globe and sell one of its four divisions between now and the end of 2016. » more

May+Spies and German private consortium buy Papierfabrik Reflex

02 Feb 2015 − Buyers have finally been found for Papierfabrik Reflex, which has been under insolvency proceedings since October 2013. A group of investors, consisting of May+Spies and an unnamed private family consortium have taken...» more

MWV and Rock-Tenn to merge

26 Jan 2015 − Rock-Tenn Company and MeadWestvaco Corporation have entered into a definitive combination agreement to create a leading global provider of consumer and corrugated packaging in a transaction with a combined equity value...» more