LAKE ZURICH, Ill., July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCO Brands Corporation (NYSE: ACCO), a world leader in branded office products, has been honored by the Made in the USA Foundation with a Hall of Fame Award. The company was recognized in the office products category for manufacturing paper clips in the United States. The award ceremony took place earlier this month in Santa Monica, California.
"We are proud of our manufacturing heritage in the United States, and we welcome this recognition from the Made in the USA Foundation," said Boris Elisman, president and chief executive officer of ACCO Brands. "We have been making paper clips continuously in the U.S. for more than one hundred years. Currently, we manufacture more than five billion paper clips each year at our plant in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. We have worked hard to get our US operations to become more productive and believe there are further opportunities to have products manufactured in the US."
ACCO Brands manufactures a variety of office and school products in several locations across the United States. In addition to paper clips, the company manufactures stapling cartridges, filing products, three-ring binders, laminating supplies and equipment, binding supplies and equipment, notebooks, paper tablets, envelopes, calendars and planners, whiteboards and bulletin boards, and a number of other products in the U.S.
The company's U.S. manufacturing facilities are based in Ontario, California; Booneville, Mississippi; Ogdensburg and Sidney, New York; Alexandria, Pennsylvania; and Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin.
About ACCO Brands Corporation
ACCO Brands Corporation is one of the world's largest suppliers of branded office and consumer products and print finishing solutions. Our widely recognized brands include AT-A-GLANCE®, Day-Timer®, Five Star®, GBC®, Hilroy®, Kensington®, Marbig, Mead®, NOBO, Quartet®, Rexel, Swingline®, Tilibra®, Wilson Jones® and many others. We design, market and sell products in more than 100 countries around the world. More information about ACCO Brands can be found at www.accobrands.com.
About The Made in the USA Foundation
The Made in the USA Foundation is dedicated to promoting products manufactured in the USA, as well as products assembled in the USA. The Foundation strives to create a community of USA success stories. Its online platform serves as a tool for shoppers, and as a resource for manufacturers. The Foundation also pursues litigation and legislative activity to strengthen and uphold labeling laws and standards. It hopes to encourage American values around the world, raising the bar concerning minimum wages, environmental standards, labor rights, and human rights, including eliminating child labor. Most importantly, the Foundation works to create good-paying jobs in the USA and a sustainable, environmentally sound, and healthy economy. More information about the Foundation can be found at madeusafdn.org.
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