Wall Planning Transformed, Simplified With WallMates® Self-Adhesive Dry Erase Surface



ACCO Brands’ AT-A-GLANCE® product line enhanced by innovative planning and writing surfaces



KETTERING, Ohio - January 24, 2012 - ACCO Brands (NYSE:ACCO), a leader in branded office and consumer products and print finishing solutions, today introduced AT-A-GLANCE® WallMates®, a new line of self-adhesive dry erase wall calendars and planning products. This is the latest innovative product to launch under the AT-A-GLANCE line of home and office products designed to help users organize, create and communicate efficiently.

WallMates are a unique line of self-adhesive dry erase wall products dedicated to the practice of planning and organization. Designed to be modular in nature, WallMates allow consumers to have the dry erase planning tools they need in the places they need them-quickly, easily, without tools and without damage to the surface on which it is placed. The complete line features a variety of adhesive calendar and open-writing surface formats in three sizes.

"Our research shows that there are many people who want to use a whiteboard or similar wall planning product such as a dry erase wall calendar but don't want to use tools or do something that will damage their walls," said Ron Sopko, director of New Business Development for ACCO Brands. "We designed WallMates specifically to alleviate those concerns. With its ease-of-use and modularity, WallMates are a highly innovative and unique option for consumers in the home and office planning space."

WallMates use a special adhesive which adheres to nearly any hard flat surface. This permits the products to be moved and replaced on another surface without leaving any adhesive residue. Available at office and stationery supply stores as well as online at, no tools or hardware are needed to install, and the WallMates products work with most dry erase markers.

About ACCO Brands

ACCO Brands Corporation is one of the world's largest suppliers of branded office and consumer products and print finishing solutions. The company's widely recognized brands include AT-A-GLANCE®, Day-Timer®, Five Star®, GBC®, Hilroy®, Kensington®, Marbig, Mead®, NOBO, Quartet®, Rexel, Swingline®, Tilibra®, Wilson Jones® and many others. More information about ACCO Brands can be found at