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Staples forms alliance with Swiss office products company

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Staples announced that it has formed a new strategic alliance with one of the leading Swiss office products companies, Büro Schoch Direct AG. Within Switzerland, Staples and Büro Schoch Direct will work together exclusively on international accounts and collaborate to exchange best practices, the company reported.

“With Staples’ commitment to serving our multi-national clients across the globe, this alliance represents an opportunity for the company to serve both new and existing accounts that are looking for Staples’ expertise and industry-leading service levels in the Swiss market,” said Rob Vale, president Staples Europe. “Schoch has a long and successful presence in the Swiss market and shares Staples’ passion for making it easy for customers to buy office products and services. We look forward to working with the Büro Schoch Direct team.”

The Schoch Group is a leading office products company in Switzerland, offering a full range of office and computer supplies, facility products and related services. Founded in 1882, the company has operations in Winterthur, Ohringen and Aarburg. With thousands of customers and over 100 employees, Büro Schoch Direct is a contract business that serves companies of all sizes.

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