For more than 30 years, Advance has been bringing to Filipinos high quality and great value paper products. With its extensive distribution network, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, and continuous design and development of innovative products, Advance is one of the major players in the paper industry. From its humble beginning in 1981 as a small backyard operation manufacturing ruled pads and notebooks for students. The company later evolved into manufacturing a wide variety of paper products that are highly visible in the market today. Advance strongest legacy today is the strength of its brands, many of which have been part of the Filipino people for three decades. These include variety of brands of notebooks (Advance, Topline and Springleaf), copier paper (Advance and Hard Copy), ruled pads (Easywrite), filing products (Advance, A-plus). Trusted by millions of consumer, these brands remain the market leader in their specific category.