Founded in Nuremberg Germany, the Staedtler Company is proud of their long tradition and top quality products. The company?s origins and history are still of great importance, even now under difficult economic conditions. Staedtler was the first to invent the pencil going back to year 1835. Staedtler is one of the oldest industrial companies in Germany and has always remained true to its manufacturing base in Nuremberg. Staedtler has eight manufacturing plants all over the universe. Three of the plants are in Germany where most of the products are produced. Their aim and goal is to provide their consumers with high quality products.