The Croxley Paper Mill was designed and built by John Dickinson in 1804, in the village of Croxley Green in Hertfordshire, England.
John Dickinson sends first official representative to South Africa and opens first office in Cape Town the following year.
Official Establishment of John Dickinson’s own warehouse and offices in Johannesburg.
New warehouse and factory opened in Cape Town, named Croxley House.
John Dickinson takes over 2 envelope machines and the stationery order book of ESA Robinson.
The Cape Town factory was extended.
Establishment of headquarters and new factory in Isando Johannesburg, making it the largest stationery factory in the Southern Hemisphere
Formation of The Dickinson Robinson Group (“DRG”)
Durban factory established in Mobeni
Over a 1,000 people employed at 3 factories making envelopes, books and stationery of every kind
DRG Stationery assets, including Croxley brand, sold to a partnership between Waltons Stationery and CNA. Creation of Silveray Stationery Company (Pty) Ltd
The Bidvest Group acquires Silveray Stationery Company