Witteveen+Bos and BST Global Create Landmark Partnership

Following an extensive evaluation process, Witteveen+Bos has selected BST Global as its Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution provider, making the engineering consultancy the first Netherlands-based firm to implement the software company’s flagship product, BST10. Witteveen+Bos represents one of the top 10 engineering consultancies in the Netherlands, according to the 2015 Technisch Weekblad Top 50 Ingenieursbureaus rankings.

Olenex to Become a Full-Function Joint Venture

Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) and Wilmar International Limited (SGX: F34) announced today that they have entered into an agreement whereby Olenex, their partnership to market oils and fats in Europe, will become a full-function joint venture with its own assets. As part of the agreement, ADM will transfer two sites—a specialty oils and fats facility and a palm refining plant in Hamburg, Germany—to the new joint venture. Wilmar will transfer its tropical oils processing plants in Brake, Germany and Rotterdam, the Netherlands. In addition to processing, the joint venture will also integrate raw materials sourcing, trading, and sales and marketing operations. The agreement also stipulates that refined oils and fats from ADM’s other plants in the Czech Republic, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland and the U.K. will be marketed by Olenex.

Staples Launches Website Refresh to Make Omni-channel Shopping Easier for Largest European Markets

Staples Europe recently announced the launch of a number of improvements to their e-commerce experience, combined with a refreshed look and feel of their key websites in Europe, including Spain, Netherlands, Germany, France, Italy and UK, making it even easier for customers to shop however and whenever they like, whether its in store, online or via mobile devices.

Ecolab’s Apex Warewashing System Helps Restaurant and Foodservice Operators Throughout Europe Improve Results, Save Water and Energy

Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, has launched Apex, a warewashing system that will provide the cleaning results restaurant and foodservice operators throughout Europe expect, while reducing water and energy use.

Staples Announces New Member of European Leadership Team

Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) today announced that Thomas Nowak, senior vice president, Merchandising for bol.com, one of Europes largest e-commerce sites, will join the Staples team as senior vice president of merchandising, Staples Europe, effective August 1, 2014. Mr. Nowak will report to President of Staples Europe John Wilson, and will be a member of the European leadership team.