Peleman Industries is a buzzing hub of innovation. What started as the idea of one man turned into an international family owned business. With over one billion covers sold per year we are the global leader in binding systems. And we aren't planning on slowing down just yet. We are continuously developing new ideas and never cease to improve existing products, based on constant feedback processes.

2014

Introduction of the UniBinder 7.1, UniBinder 7.2, UniBranding 350.A, UniBinder 8.M and the UniPanels.

2013

Introduction of the UniFoilPrinter and the UniBranding 350.M.

2012

Introduction of the UniCover System.

2011

Market introduction of the CaseMaker 650, Photos & Sounds and SlideBook. Unibind headquarters in Puurs, Belgium have installed 2 windmills on company property. The windmill project began in July 2011.

2010

Market introduction of the CaseMaker 750A and the ST150.

2009

Development of the Smart Binding system. Market introduction of the UniCalendar range.

2008

Market introduction of the Staple Steelbinding and the Punch Steelbinding products.

2006

Construction of a new warehouse of 5,000 m2 in Puurs.

2005

Introduction of the XU38 series, new Steelbinding systems.

2001

Foundation of Unibind Europe, led by Esmeralda Peleman.

1998

Foundation of the subsidiary in Atlanta (USA), Unibind Inc., led by Brigitte Peleman. Invention of the DuoBinder.

1997

Invention of the PortFolio, a new filing system for documents & folders.

1996

Invention of the new Steelbinding machines for the SteelCover.

1993

Development of the SteelCover; covers made out of a steel spine with a resin coating inside.

1988

Construction of a new warehouse in Puurs, Rijksweg 7, with a surface of 5,000 m2 completed.

1985

Start of the Construction of a new warehouse in Puurs, Rijksweg 7, with a surface of 5,000 m2. Foundation of the 3rd subsidiary in Milan, Unibind Italia srl.

1984

Development of the new binding machines Unibind 45-85. More than 100,000 machines were sold in 80 countries worldwide.

1983

Development and discovery of new resins for the UniCover.

1979

Development of the first Unibind Binding machines, series 12 &18.

1978

Foundation of Unibind Limited. Development of the first patented product, the UniCover.

1977

Take-over of the General Binding Corporation (USA) subsidiary located in Antwerp.

1976

A flood in Ruisbroek; the company is the worst affected by this disaster. Stock and machinery were totally destroyed.

1973

Guido Peleman becomes managing director and chairman.

1955

Foundation of the limited liability company.

1939

Foundation of Peleman Saerens.