For over 70 years Pentel has been the world leader in the innovation of writing instruments. Since Pentel was founded in 1947, the company have created over two-thirds of the world's writing instruments. Today Pentel has subsidiaries in 20 countries around the world. These offices supply people worldwide with Pentel products manufactured in Japan, the United States of America, Taiwan and France. Pentel takes pride in the craftsmanship of every product. Every Pentel automatic pencil, pen, adhesive, correction fluid and art material is manufactured to conform to the ISO9001 standard, making Pentel the leader in quality manufacturing excellence.