Our History


Binder is an established family-run business trusted by customers for over 55 years. Discover more about the inception of Binder and how founder Wallace Binder built it into the customer-led business it is today.

1963 | 1964 | 1966 | 1968 | 1978 | 1980 | 1986 | 1988 | 1991 | 2007 | 2009 | 2013 | 2014 | 2021 | 2022 | 2024

1963
1963

Wallace Binder began development of concrete ring product.

1964
1964

Binder Concrete formed. Development of square concrete ring.

1966
1966

Moved to Progress Works in Claydon, Suffolk. Expansion of concrete product line

1968
1968

Diversified into high level land drains and purchased the first sewage treatment plant. Binder Filler Maintenance formed and began servicing pumps. Grew team to a total of 8.

1978
1978

First of three UK companies to take delivery of a package sewage treatment plant from Finland.

1980
1980

Binder Construction formed. Began supply and installation of sewage treatment plant systems.

1986
1986

All divisions of the business were incorporated into Binder Ltd.

1988
1988

Purchased first tanker and built on-site sewage treatment plant at Progress Works

1991
1991

First BSI accreditation – achieving ISO 9001

2007
2007

BSI Environmental management accredited – ISO 14001

2009
2009

Grandson Ed Binder joined the business

2013
2013

BSI Occupational Health & Safety Management accredited – ISO 18001

2014
2014

Shaun joined Senior Management team as Director

2021
2021

BSI Occupational Health & Safety Management accredited – ISO 45001 – superseding 18001 accreditation

2022
2022

Employ over 90 people, Granddaughter Jenny Binder joined the business as Financial Controller.

2024
2024

Binder celebrates 6 decades in business, serving over 20,000 customers and local businesses across the Eastern region.