According to InfoPro Research (July 2005 edition), SKB is the oldest company in Lebanon – established in 1800. The oldest document found that pertains to the family business goes back to 1894. In 1988, Societe Kamel Bekdache et Fils was transformed into a corporation with a general assembly. Until 2003, SKB was only a paper trading company. However in 2004, SKB became a converter as well.
In 2005, SKB was awarded the ISO 9001:2000 certificate for Quality Management System by the International Standards Authority Inc., USA.
SKB has 130 employees committed to serving a total number of 1,130 clients located in the Middle East, North Africa, and Europe. Since 2004, SKB has attained 7 warehouses with a total area of 19,200 m2 for stocking and converting paper. Future plans include the acquisition of a plot of 50,000 m2 to keep warehouses, offices and production in one site.