During the past 70 years, about two thirds of the new writing instruments in the world have been created by Pentel. This amazing innovation has been realized by the dedication and close cooperation of the central laboratory, product development offices and production divisions. Based on the state-of-the-art information, each research division has taken the lead in developing new materials, new mechanisms and new techniques. These results have enabled Pentel to develop new products at their cutting-edge factories.