Invention of thumbnails made of one piece of strip steel by Heinrich Sachs. Mass production with 5 finish tacks per cut. Founding of the company HEINRICH SACHS.
Ludwig Sachs writes his dissertation in chemistry, Otto Hromatka is born.
The form of the current SAX paper clips DIOSCUR (with v-form tip) is first entered into the commercial register.
The company founder Dr. Ludwig Sachs's son takes over the company. Over the course of his life he submits numerous patents for office products.
The Heinrich Sachs portfolio is first expanded to include hole punches and staplers, mass production begins.
The families Sachs and Pollak are forced to leave Austria because of the Nazi occupation.
Members of the Sachs and Pollak families return to Austria from exile.
The family run business is transformed into a limited company (GmbH).
Launch of the line "Century Line" (Hole punches and staplers).
SAX and CRETACOLOR join to be sister companies through acquisitions by the Imarco H. Hromatka Beteiligungs GmbH.
SAX and CRETACOLOR merge production, storage and sales.
SAX, CRETACOLOR and CRETACOLOR JUNIOR operate under the name of Heinrich Sachs KG”.
Imarco H. Hromatka takes over Brevillier-Urban with its brand JOLLY from the Kirchdorfer Gruppe.
Heinrich Sachs KG and the Brevillier-Urban Schreibwaren GmbH merge and start operations as Brevillier Urban & Sachs GmbH & Co KG. The CEO is Alexander Juan Hromatka.