The name STAEDTLER is closely linked to the history of Nuremberg and its pencils. In fact, long before 1835, the year in which Johann Sebastian Staedtler founded the pencil factory JS Staedtler in Nuremberg, operated as a penile manufacturer a distant ancestor, Friedrich Staedtler, mentioned in the books of the city history as early as 1662. In 1905 became part of the holding Dr. Rudolf Kreutzer who remained at the helm until the end of 1967.
His travels in Asia and North America soon led to an expansion of the sales network all over the World. Under his escort was developing a range well-structured and high-quality products. Nowadays , approximately 2.200 people work for the largest European manufacturer of graphite pencils. Predictably in the era of globalization, the company has now installed worldwide subsidiaries worldwide and production facilities on all continents, but is Nuremberg, the birthplace of its founder, the heart of the company is still beating very strong. This is where more than two-thirds of all writing instruments are still produced. The name'' Made in Germany'' has become the mainstay of quality products branded STAEDTLER.