In 1919, the founder, Syunchi Nakata started writing instruments manufacturing in the Nakaya Seisakusho located at Ueno, Tokyo. In 1925, he launched the fountain pen named after Platinum ,the king of metals, symbolizing that his firm is able to produce the highest quality writing instruments. In 1936, the Nakaya Seisakusho was renamed as Platinum Fountain Pen Co.,Ltd.
After more than 20 years of hard work, Syunchi Nakata brought his Platinum brand pens to the first World Expo in 1948 and won the first prize in the pen products. In 1952, the Platinum Fountain Pen Co., Ltd. pioneered in the industry by using the imported injection machines to manufacture pens, stepped forward to making to automation of the high-quality pens. In the same year, the Company was awarded the most honored Green Medal by the Japanese Cabinet for occupying 70% market share on exporting fountain pens. In 1978, we launched the No. 3776 (the height of Mount Fuji) series pen products, which were immediately well-received by high-taste people. In this series, even as expensive as the unit price equivalent of 12,000 USD was sold well, many people bought it as collectible for its exquisite craftsmanship and supreme artistic quality.
Currently, the Platinum Brand is one of top three fountain pen brands in Japan. Platinum pen products are sold around the world and highly recognized by the pen lovers. In 1974, Taiwan Platinum Pen Co., Ltd. was established in Taipei. 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.
At Platinum Pen, we work hard every day to provide the highest quality products and services to the market and our customers. Our goal is“ FOR YOUR WRITING PLEASURE”.
Platinum is everlasting; we prove this by our writing instruments.