About Faber-Castell Group
On an annual basis, Faber-Castell Malaysia produces 180 million ballpoint pens and gel pens as well as over 200 million pieces of erasers for local and export markets. Besides erasers and ballpoint pens, Faber-Castell also produces a series of other stationery products which include gel pens, highlighter, markers and removable adhesives in Malaysia.
Faber-Castell Malaysia also exports to North America, South America, European, the Middle East as well as the Asia Pacific Region.
Among its best sellers include the Grip X, True Gel, Watercolour Pencils in Wonder Box, Tack-It and the Tri-grip 2B Pencils. Apart from the mass market products for general consumers, Faber-Castell also caters to the niche market through its mid-price and premium stationery products specifically for drawing. To date, Faber-Castell Malaysia has 5 Faber-Castell retail kiosks and more than 15 conceptual shop-in-shop operating in Malaysia.
About Faber-Castell Malaysia
Faber-Castell Malaysia was established in 1978 with only 8 staff. It started its production of natural rubber and PVC erasers back in 1980 and since then, it had been developed into one of the largest eraser manufacturers in the world with an export of 90% of 150 million pieces of eraser including writing instruments with latest Fast Dry GEL Innovation.
Keeping up with the company’s philosophy of being innovative and competent, Faber-Castell Malaysia achieved many recognized certifications such as the ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and SIRIM and many more. In addition, Faber-Castell Malaysia had also been selected as the SUPER BRAND in 2002 for stationery industry in the country besides being the Official Supplier for stationery products to the 16th Commonwealth Games held in Kuala Lumpur in 1998. Owing to its excellent innovation in product development, Faber-Castell Malaysia won the ISPA award in 2007, and the iF Design and Promotional Gifts Award 2008 for the Sleeve eraser. In addition, it also won the PBS award in 2008 for its Kosmo eraser.
To cope with its rapid development, Faber Castell Malaysia moved into its latest factory in Sept 2002. Officiated on Now 13, 2002, one of the factory’s special features is the Pencil Tower housing Malaysia’s Tallest Pencil. Awarded by the Malaysia Book of Records and the world’s longest pencil awarded by Guinness World Records measuring 19.75 meters in height and 0.8 meters in diameter. Making it a landmark in Malaysia.
Faber-Castell is also the first company in the stationery business to agree to a social charter that serves as a guiding principal for our staff welfare. In Malaysia a collective agreement was signed between its staff union and Faber-Castell Malaysia on October 11, 2004.
Driven by the motto "Doing ordinary things extraorinaryly well" Faber-Castell continuse to innovate quality writing, colouring and drawing products
We althou became one of the lagest producers of erasers, making up to 90% of the world´s export market
Appointed as the Official Supplier fo Stationery Products at the 16th Commonwealth Games
Produced at the first Malaysian-mad retractable ball point pen with soft-grip zone
Produced the first Malaysian-made gel pen
Built the most progrssive factory complete with showroom, production & logistics facilities in Subang Jaya
Built the Tallest Pencil in the World measuring 19.75 meters in height and 0.8 meters in diameter
Launched GRIP concept - featuring Non-Slip Grip Zone for tireless writing
Started producing environmentally-friendly and child-safe erasers with Phthalate-Free (PVC-Free) materials
Won multiple international awards for PVC-Free erasers
Awarded by the BrandLaureate as The World´s Best Brands in the Asia Pacific
Became the winner of 16 International Design Awards for GRIP range and other products
Conferred The Premier Brand Award from the Asia Pacific Brand Award from the Asia Pacific Brands Foundation for Brand Excellence in Writing & Drawing instruments
Celebrated 250. Anniversary worldwide in 2012
Voted by consumers as Reader´s Digest TRUSTED BRAND for the Pen and Pencil Categories in 2013