TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Pentel of America, maker of
the unique line of Recycology(TM) products, announces a successful Back To
School season. Pentel attributes its early fall excitement to the
newly-introduced Hyper-G pens (made from 57% recycled plastic) and the
Recycology(TM) (http://www.recycology.pentel.com) line of environmentally
Market response to the Pentel eco-friendly Back To School campaign has
been enthusiastic. With spots on Good Morning America, and a feature on the
cover of National Geographic's Green Guide, Pentel is poised for fourth
quarter success. To culminate their strong back to school offering, Pentel
is donating pens to the winners of the 26th Annual College Journalism
program sponsored by Rolling Stone magazine.
Pentel Director of Marketing De Verges B. Jones said, "We're thrilled
to see the response to our Hyper-G and Recycology line. It is such
validation of a strong product assortment, creative market execution and
innovative sales support. It is rewarding to reap the benefits of a long
history of being environmentally responsible. We have been making strides
to be green since 1974."
Pentel has long been recognized as a green company. In addition to
modifying their manufacturing process to removing substances that are
harmful to the ozone layer, Pentel has cooperated with the World Wide Fund
for Nature since 1992.
"Going green has long been a philosophical platform for Pentel," Jones
continues. "The Recycology assortment line is an evolution of the Pentel of
America commitment to the environment. The Recycology gel pens, pencils,
highlighters and tape deliver superior performance and benefit the
environment by utilizing recycled content. We are committed to protecting
the global environment and controlling pollution -- without compromising
the high level of quality that is synonymous with Pentel."
The Recycology(TM) Program from Pentel is a product mix featuring
office supplies that better the environment by reducing the amount of waste
and increasing recycling activity during manufacturing. The Recycology(TM)
products have the same quality, reliability, and dependability as other
Pentel products. Product packaging is also made of recycled and recyclable
For nearly 50 years, Pentel has supplied the world with the highest
quality products. Pentel is the only writing instrument company to receive
the Deming Award for recognition of the highest standard of quality. Pentel
invented roller ball technology ... the smoothest way to express ideas.
Pentel pioneered graphite lead. Every Pentel automatic pencil, lead,
eraser, non-refillable roller ball pen, refillable ball point pen and
correction fluid is manufactured by our own factories.
We sponsor numerous educational programs and donate products to
libraries, schools and organizations of need. Our dozen boxes, master
cartons and blister cards are printed on recycled and recyclable materials.
Pentel is committed to create a healthier environment.
Every product is backed with a lifetime warranty against defects in
materials and workmanship. Pentel U.S. headquarters is located in Torrance,
California. For more information, visit http://www.pentel.com.
SOURCE Pentel of America