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.
Founded in 1913 in Stockholm, Sweden, Esselte has always been a leading global office supplies manufacturer. Esselte is owned by J.W. Childs , a U.S.-based private equity investment firm.