A Rich Heritage of Innovation and Quality

A world-leading provider of solutions for efficient document management, Smead is a woman-owned company well-known for its high quality, environmentally responsible products and innovative organizational systems. For more than a century, Smead has been committed to one purpose: Keeping You Organized.

Corporate Fact Sheet

Smead Manufacturing Company was founded in Hastings, Minnesota in 1906. Charles Smead began the company with one product, The Bandless File, and six employees. Acquired by the Hoffman family in 1916, the company is now in its third generation of family ownership, and has been a woman owned business enterprise since 1955.

Smead’s Mission

To be our customer’s choice for quality and innovative document management solutions provided globally by a talented workforce committed to excellence.

Brief Business Description

Manufacturer and distributor of paper filing supplies and records management software. Products sold only through office products dealers and authorized resellers.


Smead Manufacturing Company
600 Smead Boulevard
Hastings, MN
651-437-4111 phone
1-88-USE-SMEAD (1-888-737-6323)
800-959-9134 fax