Pentel of America Celebrates It's 50th Anniversary.
Hi-Polymer Lead, and the juggernaut writing instrument of the ‘60s, the Pentel Sign Pen. The company was the first Pentel subsidiary outside of Japan and a brand new venture. Fortunately, the company was able to participate in some history-making events that helped it set off on the path to success:
- President Lyndon B. Johnson proclaimed his “Great Society” during his State of the Union Address, which he signed with a Pentel Sign Pen.
- Gemini 6 and Gemini 7 performed the first controlled rendezvous in Earth’s orbit; astronauts carried a Pentel Sign Pen in their sleeve pockets during the mission.
Throughout the years, Pentel has remained the gold standard for quality writing instruments. In fact, Pentel is the only writing instrument manufacturer to ever be awarded the prestigious Deming Prize for manufacturing excellence. It continues to produce pens, pencils, erasers, and art products that consumers love and keep for a lifetime.
Happy 50th Anniversary, Pentel of America from all your friends at TwistOP!