History

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