Corporate Express to Obtain US Office Products Unit

Broomfield, CO-Office products and computer supplies supplier Corporate Express said on March 5 that it had agreed to acquire US Office Products Co.’s North American office products assets, including certain stand-alone furniture businesses, for $250 million. The combined company is expected to have sales of more than $5 billion. US Office Products’ North American office products operations will be integrated into Corporate Express’ North American operations.