we are codex

We are ambitious, innovative, and here to help your workplace succeed. As the largest B2B supplier of office supplies and services in Ireland, we pride ourselves on helping our customers power their people and productivity.


irish owned family business


years of experience


online products


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about codex

As an Irish owned specialist in B2B office solutions, we work with customers large and small, to support them however and wherever they work to consolidate suppliers, reduce costs and streamline ordering across their business.

With over 40 years’ experience supplying companies, colleges, and public sector organisations, we understand the importance of making life easier for our customers. By constantly listening to the needs of our customers, we have continued to grow and diversify to become a complete workplace solutions provider offering a wide range of office products and services including Print & Design, Office Interiors & Fit-outs, Ergonomic Assessments and Office Merchandising.


our values


customer first

We have a customer-first ethos here at Codex, which means that we will always put your needs first.



We like to push the envelope at Codex and love to find new and creative ways to solve our customer's challenges.​



We do not believe in cutting corners at Codex, and believe in doing things correctly as opposed to quickly.



We are a family-run business, and value the connections we form with our customers.



We have worked hard for the success we have achieved, and continuous improvement is what drives our continued growth & development as a business.

our history


  • Start

    Established in 1979 by Brendan Murphy, Codex was founded to offer customers great value and an unbeatable local service on their day-to-day office supplies.

  • 1984

    Codex moves to its new Head Quarters in Glasnevin, Dublin. This central location enables Codex to serve its customers around Ireland.

  • 1986

    Codex introduces next-day delivery to its customers ensuring workplaces have everything they need to succeed in the quickest time possible.

  • 1991

    In order to offer workplaces a one-stop shop for their office supplies, Codex Print is established, further enhancing the Codex service offering.

  • 2002

    Codex launches its first online ordering platform enabling customers to order their office supplies with the touch of a button.

  • 2007

    Codex receives its first ISO certification. This committment to high standards continues to this day as Codex continuously looks to improve it's people, processes and product.

  • 2015

    As part of it's continued growth, Codex acquires Axis Office Supplies and furthers it's expansion throughout the Irish market.

  • 2016

    As a wholly owned Irish business committed to supporting local business and communities, Codex was delighted to be welcomed as a Guaranteed Irish member.

  • 2017

    Codex is recognised as a Great Place to Work. This achievement is due to the hard work and dedication by all colleagues to continuously improve.

  • 2018

    In the biggest acquisition to date, Codex successfully incorporates Staples Ireland further establishing Codex as a market leader in workplace solutions.

  • 2019

    As part of a committment to reduce carbon footprint, Codex introduces the first 100% electric van to it's distribution fleet in a small step to lower emmissions.

  • 2020

    Codex celebrates a successful 40 years in business. Having started with humble beginnings, the company has continued to grow to become the largest supplier of workplace products and solutions in Ireland.

  • 2021

    In response to increased numbers working from home, Codex partners with ergonomic specialists, Spectrum Optimise, to provide an end-to-end ergonomic solution for home, office and hybrid working.

  • 2022

    Codex invests in improving the online customer experience through the launch of its new website, which showcases the new Codex branding and full range of innovative products and services.


Established in 1979 by Brendan Murphy, Codex was founded to offer its customers great value and an unbeatable local service on their day to day office supplies.


our people

The people are what make Codex. As a recognised Great Place to Work since 2017, we believe that the success of our company depends on the skills and knowledge of our colleagues. We place a strong emphasis on the continuous learning and development of our people so that we can better serve you. Our values are at the heart of everything we do, and we are an ambitious team with innovative ideas who always put the customer first.

To join our team, browse our current opportunities here

Patrick Murphy


Robbie Norton

Head Of Supply Chain

Robert Doyle

Head of Finance

Liam Colvin

Head of Print & Design

Audrey Jenkins

Head of Customer Service

Gerard Healy

Head of IT

Emily McKenzie

Head of Marketing

Aisling Murray

HR Business Partner

Gary Higgins

Head of Sales

Kate Nelligan

Head of Furniture & Interiors

Louise Thompson

Purchasing Manager

Matthew Mooney

Dispatch Manager

Peter Shevlin

Warehouse Manager

Stephen Holt

Warehouse Manager


our csr

Corporate Social Responsibility

Codex is committed to being a responsible business. We understand and recognize the environmental and social impacts of our activities and are constantly seeking to improve across all areas of our business for our colleagues and customers and the community we operate in.

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Our achievements