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|Public (NYSE: ACCO)|
|Founded||2005 (Merger with ACCO World and General Binding Corporation)|
|Headquarters||Lake Zurich, IL, USA|
(Executive Vice President) & (CFO)
$ 1.8 billion (FY 2013)
|$ 115.2 million (FY 2011)|
|$ 56.7 million (FY 2011)|
|Total assets||$ 1.1 billion (FY 2011)|
|Total equity||$ -61 million (FY 2011)|
Number of employees
|3,800 (December 2011)|
In 1910, the company became the American Clip Company, and first used the name "ACCO" as an initialism, which became the company's formal name in 1922.
After many acquisitions, ACCO went public in 1983, and was acquired in 1987 by American Brands (later Fortune Brands).
In 1992, ACCO UK was created from the integration of ACCO Europe and Rexel Ltd. ACCO UK is the UK's largest manufacturer of office products.
In 2012, ACCO Brands completed a $860 million deal to combine with MeadWestvaco’s Consumer and Office Products business. The transaction added brands like Mead, Five Star, Trapper Keeper, AT-A-GLANCE, Cambridge, Day Runner, Hilroy, Tilibra and Grafons to ACCO Brands' product line.
ACCO Brands is also the owner of REXEL Brand which sells Shredders & Binding Machines. Rexel sells it products both offline in retail outlets and online via e-commerce stores worldwide. Some leading examples of online stores selling Rexel Shredders are: Amazon in the US and Altimus Office Supplies LLC in the Middle East.
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- "ACCO Brands, Form 10-K, Annual Report, Filing Date Feb 23, 2012". secdatabase.com. Retrieved Dec 30, 2012.