FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CLOVER ACQUIRES OFFICE PRODUCTS RECYCLING ASSOCIATES (OPRA)
CHICAGO, IL (May 20, 2011) – Today, Clover Holdings, Inc., the world’s leading provider of vertically integrated, closed-loop
environmental solutions, announced the acquisition of Oﬃce Products Recycling Associates (OPRA). The acquisition of OPRA enables
Clover to better support the growth of its collection business and meet increased market demand.
Based in Kansas City, Missouri, OPRA has been an industry leader in the collections and selling of empty toner cartridges, inkjet cartridges,
cell phones and other small electronics since 1995. Clover’s partnership with OPRA will provide greater coverage and ensure the
industry’s most comprehensive and eﬃcient collection programs.
Jim Cerkleski, CEO of Clover Holdings, had this to say about the OPRA acquisition, “The acquisition of OPRA demonstrates Clover’s
continued diversiﬁcation of our collection programs to advance our long-term growth strategies. We are excited about this new
partnership. OPRA’s unique reverse logistics collection programs coupled with Clover’s already robust product and services oﬀering
further solidify Clover’s evolution into a vertically integrated solutions provider.”
Tom Cameron, President and Founder of OPRA, commented, “OPRA is absolutely thrilled to become part of the industry leading Clover
team. Our partnership with Clover will enable OPRA to both provide even better service to our collection partners while expanding our
business into new locations and new products.”
OPRA will operate independently in the market and will continue to service its customers. Both Clover and OPRA remain relentlessly
committed to providing best-in-class customer support and the highest levels of service in the industry.
About Clover Holdings, Inc.
Clover Holdings, Inc. is the global leader in providing vertically integrated, closed-loop environmental solutions, including the recycling
and remanufacturing of imaging supplies. Founded in 1996 and with an annual revenue of over $550 million, Clover is one of the fastest
growing, privately held companies in the United States. Clover is also the world’s largest collector and recycler of empty ink and toner
cartridges in the aftermarket imaging supplies industry and provides comprehensive recycling services for small electronics including cell
phones. The complete line of Clover's quality imaging supplies is available through industry leading resellers and wholesalers and
marketed under a variety of private label brands. To learn more, visit www.clovertech.com.
Since 1995, Oﬃce Products Recycling Associates (OPRA) has been a worldwide leader in creating new opportunities to keep products
out of landﬁlls and back into the hands of consumers. Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, OPRA specializes in the collections and
selling of empty toner cartridges, inkjet cartridges, cell phones and other small electronics. To learn more, please visit www.oprausa.com
Clover Environmental Solutions
Executive Vice President
Phone: 815-431-8100 x12943