rexel 1039George Drexler founds Rexel in London, United Kingdom

1992ACCO UK and Rexel merge to become ACCO Europe

1945Introduction of Crystalfile® Classic suspension files. Since then over 1 billion files have been sold

199810 millionth Matador stapler produced

1956Launch of the iconic 56 Range® of stapling products

2007aMercury™ Jam Free shredders launched

1958Introduction of the ’Little Man’ logo – Rexel’s early symbol of quality around the world

2007bIntroduction of the Rexel logo as we know it today

1960The Nyrex range of folders and filing products launched

2010aNew generation of Auto Feed shredders introduced

1968The manufacture of Ofrex and Fordigraph shredders (later branded Rexel) begins in Droitwich, United Kingdom

2010bOptima stapling range introduced - designed to perform

1970British Navy buys Ofrex shredders to destroy sensitive information on war ships

2013Auto Feed shredders win EOPA 2013 ‘Technology Product of the Year’ award

1972HRH The Princess Anne opens Rexel’s new factory at Llangeinor, United Kingdom

2013b‘Built strong to last long’, launch of the Advance filing range

1976George Drexler is made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire, for services to Export

2014Rexel celebrates its 75th anniversary of innovation in office products

1986Rebranding to represent Rexel as a modern, international and progressive company