Innovative power as the driving force for solid growth

Once just a small family business, Sigel is now an internationally recognised brand manufacturer. Our company's development has always been characterised by solid growth, and its innovative strength continually provides new impetus - for the development, production and marketing of more than 1,000 products today.

The milestones in the company history

Outstanding design: Sigel is now the proud recipient of more than 35 awards for excellent product design.
Exercising together: the Sigel Sport Community celebrates its 50-year anniversary.
Award-winning quality! 1600 tonnes of paper processed for the software company DATEV, without a single customer complaint. This long-time customer attests to our superb quality.
Vocational training par excellence: Sigel wins an award from the Swabian Chamber of Commerce and Industry for providing high-quality vocational training.
Sigel is PEFC-certified for sustainable forest management.
Sigel presents a notebook collection in collaboration with the star designer Jette Joop.
red dot design award 2011 for artverum® and CONCEPTUM® design.
GOOD DESIGN Award – Sigel receives this prestigious award from the Chicago Athenaeum for the cintano® desk accessories collection.
red dot award and iF Product Design Award for Sigel’s cintano® desk accessories collection.
Sigel buys a stake in its Dutch partner company Kangaro KTC bv.
Takeover of the Swiss office product supplier Lempen AG. Foundation of the Italian subsidiary Schneider Sigel Italia S.r.l. with other business partners.
The number of thermal paper forms produced in the Printworks business field passes the two billion mark.
Top health award “Zertifikat Gold” for in-house health management, awarded by the Bavarian Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Women’s Affairs.
Launch of the new Style product range with the silver label, notable for its design and trend products – unique in the stationery supplies sector.
Promotion of sustainable forest management: Sigel receives the FSC certificate.
Benelux Office Products Award for Sigel’s “Diamond” product series.
Sigel is a founder member of the Office Gold Club.
“Ethics in Business” award.
The first “Solution Shop” goes online. Sigel revolutionises the world of online retailing.
Sigel receives the “Top Job” employer award.
ISPA Award for the Sigel CD-R business cards – the first business cards in the form of a CD.
Sigel’s Print & Fun starts a trend in the field of do-it-yourself photos.
With Click & Print, Sigel presents the first complete print media and software kit.
Sigel launches 3C business cards – an unbeatable technology to this day, far ahead of its field with regard to professionalism, applications and price.
Award for the Top 100 most innovative companies in Germany.
1995 - 1997
Construction of the new sales and marketing office complex in Mertingen.
The first Sigel Print Shops allow customers to design their own writing paper and business cards in retail outlets.
Sigel introduces the first coloured DTP design papers for the home office.
1947 - 1977
The company moves from Bäumenheim to Mertingen.
Sigel expands the business activities of its Printworks business field.
The first Sigel carbonless form books are launched with a completely new feature – an integrated backing sheet.
The company is founded in Bäumenheim.