Press Releases

Esselte Acquires Ampad

Stamford, CT, June 07, 2010
Ampad, which has its headquarters in Richardson, Texas develops, manufactures and markets innovative and high quality products in four major categories of writing, filing, envelopes and designer paper.

Ampad is a strategic addition to Esselte’s branded office products business and an expansion for Esselte into the writing and envelope product categories. The acquisition is part of Esselte’s strategy to strengthen its core categories and expand its market and global reach.

“This is an exciting opportunity for our company, as we continue our global expansion in office products” said Gary Brooks, Chief Executive Officer of Esselte. “We look forward to working with the Ampad team and our customers in order to ensure a seamless transition into one progressive business.”

About Esselte: The Esselte Group is one of the world’s premier manufacturers of organizational solutions. Esselte is a $1 billion office products company with subsidiaries in 31 countries and distribution in more than 120 countries. The company’s products are sold in Europe primarily under the Esselte® , Leitz®, and Rapid® brands and in North America primarily under the Pendaflex®, Oxford®, Xyron®, Rapid® and Ampad® brands.

Contact for North America

Candie Harris
Vice President Marketing
Tel.: 631-675-3431
Cell: 516-721-1602

Esselte Corporation

225 Broadhollow Road, Suite 300
Melville, NY 11747
United States

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Press Releases

Esselte Acquires Ampad

June 07, 2010
Esselte announced today that it has acquired Ampad, a leading North American manufacturer of nationally branded and private label office and stationery products.

Esselte Completes Acquisition of Isaberg Rapid

March 04, 2010
Esselte announced today that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Isaberg Rapid, one of the world’s leading companies within the stapling business. Isaberg Rapid, which has its headquarters in Hestra, Sweden, develops, manufactures and markets staplers, pliers, stapling tools, glue guns and electric insert staplers for leading manufacturers of copying machines and printers.

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