General Pencil Company
PO Box 5311
Redwood City CA 94063
Phone: (650) 369-4889
Fax: (650) 369-7169
Hotline: (800) 537-0734
At General Pencil, they have been manufacturing pencils in the USA since 1889. They are a family owned and operated business for five generations, and they take pride in making quality school, art and craft supplies in the USA . It is their goal and value to continue to provide jobs in the USA , and to serve the communities in which they work and live.
They strive to maintain sustainable business practices. General Pencil values our environment and the human beings on earth. They care about leaving the least impact on the environment and taking care to help humans and our future on the planet. They do their best to research and improve products and manufacturing practices to remain in accordance with this value.
At General Pencil, the goal is to keep quality #1 using traditional handcrafting methods, providing the best value, and consistent product performance for artists of all levels.
In a time when many manufacturers are trying to make things cheaper, at General Pencil they are working to make their products better while keeping prices low. Their bottom line has always been to provide quality art supplies that artists can depend on for consistency and performance to create their finished artwork.
General Pencils have always been tested for safety, are non-toxic, and carry the Pencil Makers Association (PMA) seal, conforming to ASTM-D4236. These seals mean they are providing safe materials to consumers. General Pencils are made with genuine Incense Cedar wood, a responsibly harvested renewable resource meeting stringent environmental requirements. The packaging is 100% recyclable. Sleeves and kits are made with recycled paperboard. Trays and blisters are recyclable (HDPE 6) and are made from recycled materials.
General Pencil makes a number of lines of art supplies, including Kimberly, Semi-Hex, Draughting, Layout, MultiChrome, Color-Tex, and Peel & Sketch.
Made in Redwood City, San Mateo County, California, buy local, American made, California made, sketch
Tours Available: No
Brick & Mortar: No
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|Date added: 19.7.2008|