In 1993, the Platinum Fountain Pen Co., Ltd., Taiwan Platinum Pen Co., Ltd. and Shanghai Hero Pen Co., Ltd. founded a joint venture, Shanghai Platinum Pen Co., Ltd., to start the business development in the China's market. Currently Shanghai Platinum Pen Co., Ltd. primarily produces ballpoint pens, gel pens, highlighters, mechanical pencils, permanent markers,white board markers, brush pens and other pen products.
The new plant covers an area of about 14,000 square meters, including a total building area of about 13,000 square meters. The No. 1 Factory is a four-layer building with 96m width and 24m depth, and is planned into pen and ball pen workshop, warehouse, core, pen point, nib, fiber pen, automatic assembly, and quality control product exhibition areas and offices. The No. 2 Factory, 48m wide, and 45m deep, is expected to build injection molding, mold and printing workshops.