timeline

70’s & 80’s  Start-up and Early Development as a Lighter and Gift Importer

  • 1973: Creation of Polyflame, an importer of lighters
  • 1979: Diversification into writing instruments and gifts
  • 1980: Creation of Bullet Line
  • 1984: First Polyflame promotional products catalogue (launch of PF Concept)
  • 1985: Creation of Polyflame R&D studio and Hong-Kong sourcing office
  • 1986: Creation of Leed’s in the USA, a family-owned retail bag supplier

 

90’s  Development of the Promotional Products Business

    • 1992: Introduction of promotional wearables
    • 1992: Leed’s enters the promotional products market
    • 1995: Polyflame merges with Edelman (home & garden decoration products) and becomes Polyconcept
    • 1999: Polyconcept acquires Clipper, a prominent promotional wearables supplier in Scandinavia


00’s & Beyond
  Polyconcept Becomes the Global Leader in Promotional Products

  • 2005: Leed’s becomes part of the Polyconcept Group
  • 2006: Acquisition of Bullet Line
  • 2007: Acquisition of Journalbooks
  • 2008: Launch of the PF Logo Express decorating platform in Poland
  • 2011: Acquisition of Trimark Sportswear
  • 2011: Launch of Global Buying Services
  • 2012: Launch of Trimark Powered by Leed’s apparel in the US
  • 2013: Polyconcept International Markets division is established
  • 2013: New go-to-market platform is established in Europe: Bullet, Avenue, Label & WorldSource
  • 2014: Acquisition of Humphrey Line, adding Made in the USA products to PCNA offering
  • 2015: Polyconcept launches new global brand identity