Hamelin Australia
Office supplies maker
The Bantex brand was founded in Denmark in 1961, and became part of French office supplies manufacturer Hamelin in 2000.


Owned FRA
Rating B
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Company Ownership

Hamelin Brands Pty Ltd
Hamelin Group
owns 60% of Hamelin Brands Pty Ltd
Office supplies

Company Assessment

Hamelin Brands Pty Ltd
This company received the highest packaging performance level of 5 (Beyond Best Practice) in its 2024 APCO Annual Report. Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) is a not-for-profit organisation leading the development of a circular economy for packaging in Australia. Each year, APCO Members are required to submit an APCO Annual Report and Action Plan, which includes an overall performance level from 1 (Getting Started) to 5 (Beyond Best Practice).
Source: APCO (2024)
This company has sustainability claims on its website in the areas of ethics, community, environment and diversity.
This company used to hold Forest Stewardship Council Chain of Custody Certification, and sell products certified as FSC Mix and FSC Recycled. Their certificate was cancelled in 2016.
Source: FSC (2023)
Hamelin Group
This company has sustainability claims on its website in the areas of environmentally responsible products; responsible sourcing; reducing carbon footprint; and favoring recyclable and durable products.

Company Details

Private company
Quill Stationery Manufacturers Pty Ltd
Established in 1896. Australian owned and operated, also wholly own a Chinese based manufacturing company which is FSC Certified. Exclusive Australian agent for Foldermate. Acquired by Bantex group in 2015, which was acquired by Hamelin Brands in 2018.

Contact Details

17 Interchange Drive, Eastern Creek, NSW , 2766, Australia
1300 655 667

Products / Brands

Hamelin Australia
Bantex Clipboards & Folders
Dahle Scissors
Ecoboard Clipboards & Folders
★ recycled
Ledah Scissors
Quill Printer Paper
Quill Notebooks & Pads
StickOn Sticky Notes