Tombow Pencil Co., Ltd. was established in Shinshiro, Japan in 1913 as a manufacturer of wood-cased lead and colored pencils. It is not an exaggeration to say that every student in Japan has grown up with the Tombow pencil.
During the past four decades, Tombow has diversified its manufacturing program to include ballpoint pens, roller ball pens, markers, correction tape, glue sticks, liquid glues, adhesive tape, and dry highlighters. Today, Tombow has achieved an outstanding reputation for its unique, innovative and original products. Their exciting designs are offered at affordable prices that truly benefit the consumer. In fact, Tombow is one of Japan’s top five office products manufacturers.