Seagull was established in June 1977. The company presently has two divisions, trading and manufacturing and has a total workforce of 35 employees, 25 of which is assigned to production. It originally started as a trading company engaged in the wholesale and retail trade of assorted office and school supplies which were locally sourced. In 1980, it started importing merchandise requirements directly from the USA, Taiwan, Korea, Hong Kong and Netherlands. In 1986, the manufacturing division was created, started producing office supplies such as documentary files, 3-ring binders and photo albums. In 1991, it expanded the production line to include lever arch files, assorted types of polypropylene plastic folders, inner refills and many more with the use of machines specifically imported from the USA.