Corporate Express To Acquire Coastwide Laboratories

Share this article:

Business-to-business office products supplier Corporate Express Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire Coastwide Laboratories Inc., Corporate Express said yesterday.

Coastwide, based in Wilsonville, OR, is a Northwest distributor and manufacturer of facility and break room supplies, including a line of environmentally sound cleaning products under the Sustainable Earth label.

This acquisition expands Corporate Express' presence in the facilities market, a key product category in its offerings. Corporate Express, which had 2005 sales of approximately $4.6 billion in North America, is a division of Buhrmann NV, a global supplier of office products, paper and graphic systems for the business market.

Corporate Express has operations in Australia, Canada, France and other countries. Its North American operations include a catalog, a Web site, corporate express.com and 38 distribution centers.

Share this article:
You must be a registered member of Direct Marketing News to post a comment.
close

Next Article in Multichannel Marketing

Sign up to our newsletters

Follow us on Twitter @dmnews

Latest Jobs:

More in Multichannel Marketing

Wine.com Uncorks New Digital Marketing Opportunities

Wine.com Uncorks New Digital Marketing Opportunities

The online wine retailer's strategy incorporates different flavors and depths.

93% of Companies Are Ineffective at Cross-Channel Marketing

93% of Companies Are Ineffective at Cross-Channel Marketing ...

Companies point to a lack of resources as the most common reason for lackluster marketing integration, a study says.

Metal Mulisha Races Towards Customization

Metal Mulisha Races Towards Customization

The motocross apparel company boosts mobile and Web conversions through product recommendations and personalized search.