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Shorthand notebooks, scrap books, refill pads, record cards, exercise books, sketch pads, raffle tickets – you name it, our team of highly skilled production staff can make millions of stationery items for you every week (with a little help from the latest technology).
And we've got over 21,000 square metres of production & warehousing to keep all your stock in, which means we’re able to guarantee you’ll have an effective supply chain with timely deliveries.
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1837: 21-year-old Otley printer and bookbinder William Sinclair founds a small stationery business in Wetherby, Yorkshire.

1854: Sinclair returns to Otley, bringing his business with him.

1858: Wharfedale printing press invented, paper and printing trade in Otley booms.

1865: William dies, leaving the business to his two sons, Jonathan and John William.

1884: New Sinclairs factory built.

1900: Sinclairs’ products exported for the first time.

1901: Legendary Silvine brand name registered.

1902: Sinclairs becomes a Limited Company

1909: William Frederick Sinclair appointed a director of the Company (Jonathan's son).

1948: William Michael Sinclair becomes a director (son of WF Sinclair).

1966 - 1984: Major expansion of Silvine Works to cope with increased trade

1991: Michael Sinclair's son-in-law takes the helm.

1991: Bremner Works site acquired and extended to create separate warehousing facility

Michael Sinclair's grandson appointed a director - the sixth generation of the family.