Sweden-based paper merchant Papyrus acquires Städshopen i Stockholm, a Swedish retailer in professional cleaning; deal strengthens Papyrus's position in Sweden's facility management and professional cleaning sector

GOTHENBURG, Sweden , June 11, 2014 (press release) – Papyrus Supplies has acquired 100% of the shares in Städshopen i Stockholm AB, a Swedish retailer within professional cleaning specialised on cleaning techniques and machines, as well as trainings and educations on cleaning methods. The company has a strong local presence in the area of Stockholm, and is serving contract cleaners and the public sector with both direct deliveries and a cash & carry. The acquisition will further strengthen Papyrus Supplies position as the leading wholesaler to Facility Management and professional cleaning companies in Sweden.

Papyrus, with net sales of EUR 1,604 million in 2013, is a leading European merchant in paper, facility supplies and industrial packaging. The company is currently present in 20 countries across Europe and employs some 2,000 people. The Papyrus head office is located in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Papyrus Supplies is a business area within Papyrus and is a leading wholesaler of cleaning, hygiene and packaging products in the Nordic countries. With a wide product range, reliable deliveries, and well developed e-business solutions; Papyrus Supplies simplifies the everyday life for more than 16,000 customers within service companies, the public sector and manufacturing industries.


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