Sakura of America is located in Hayward, CA, in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area. Our products are supplied exclusively from their parent company Sakura Color Products Corporation of Osaka, Japan, whose history of product innovation and superior product quality is recognized around the world.
Their product brands such as Cray-Pas oil pastels, Pigma Micron fine line pens, Gelly Roll pigmented roller pens and Solid Marker TM are widely used across many markets and industries including: the school art supplies, office products, stationery, college bookstore, scrapbooking, fine arts, industrial, construction, and auto distribution markets.
Sakura initially started as a company in 1921. Their inventions include the oil pastel combined of oil and pigment, Pigma ink and the 3-D inks that write with a raised effect similar to embossing without the heating tools or powders. In recognition of Sakuras success in developing the worlds first gel ink pen, Japan's patent office awarded Sakura the prestigious Inventors Award in 2000.
Sakura of America is dedicated to the continued development and efficient delivery of technologically superior, innovative and safe products. Sakura products, promotions and advertising reflect their support of individual expression and artistic freedom. With their Power to Express theme they believe that EVERYONE has the right to self-expression, so Sakura continues to develop writing and artistic tools that are affordable to consumers of all ages.