TRUMBULL, Conn., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Pilot Pen Corporation of
America, one of the nation's leading manufacturers of writing instruments,
is proud to introduce BeGreen-the world's first full line of earth-friendly
Selling for the same price as their non-recycled counterparts, Pilot's
BeGreen writing instruments-including ballpoint pens, rolling balls pens
and mechanical pencils-are all made from recycled content and packaged in
recycled materials. BeGreen pens/pencils are widely available at office
supply stores and other retailers including Office Depot, Office Max,
Staples and Target.
"Using BeGreen pens/pencils gives consumers an easy and inexpensive way
to make a commitment to our environment everyday", says Robert Silberman,
Vice President of Marketing, Pilot Pen Corporation of America. "BeGreen is
a long term, global commitment for Pilot; one that has taken over three
years in development. The product line will expand as consumer interest
heightens for the well-being of our planet." Silberman adds that each
BeGreen writing instrument "is made from at least 70% recycled content and
meets the high quality standards for which Pilot Pen is known."
The BeGreen product line includes:
-- G-Knock BeGreen, a fine point retractable gel ink pen made from 81.5%
recycled content that contains the same smooth-writing gel ink formula
as America's #1 selling gel pen -- Pilot G2;
-- VBall BeGreen, an extra fine point liquid ink rolling ball pen made
from 81.6% recycled content;
-- BeGreen Precise V5, an extra fine needle point rolling ball pen made
from 89.2% recycled content;
-- RexGrip Ball Point, a retractable medium point made from 77.7% recycled
-- RexGrip Mechanical Pencil, made from 71.9% recycled content.
Most are refillable for continued use and cost under $2.00 each. All
pens are available in vivid black, blue and red ink colors; visit
www.PilotBeGreen.us for more information.
Each Pilot BeGreen product meets the strict standards of the
International Organization for Standardization (ISO 14001 and ISO 14021).
***Images and Samples are available upon request***
About Pilot Pen Corporation of America
Pilot Pen offers superlative writing instruments renowned for quality,
performance, cutting-edge technology and consumer satisfaction. Widely
acknowledged as innovators, Pilot was first to introduce Americans to fine
point writing and currently maintains the top share position in the gel and
rolling ball pen categories. Pilot's line also includes the acclaimed Dr.
Grip family of products that features an ergonomic, wide comfort grip that
actually reduces writing fatigue. Pilot Pen manufactures and distributes
from its state-of-the-art 275,000 square foot facility in Jacksonville,
Florida; its parent company is the oldest and largest manufacturer of
writing instruments in Japan.
SOURCE Pilot Pen Corporation of America