Starting a Pen Company

History has proven that pen is mightier than the sword and can last beyond what technology can offer. Up until today, the necessity of a pen in everyday work is still indispensible.

To start a pen company, read this article and learn how to do it.

types of pen in market

It will take probably a long time more before a pen can be demoted to a writing instrument that has used all its potential. Or probably not. Writing instruments, especially pens, is an everyday tool that serves many purpose. They are basically used in schools and offices even with the advent of iPad and notebooks. It seems the need for pen cannot be quenched as it is the basic writing instrument that almost every people use.

With this in mind, starting a pen company is not a farfetched entrepreneurial idea for any business-minded individuals out there. The demand for this tool is just great that it is expected that there is a ready market for it once a pen company is set up.

If you are inclined to set up a pen company and searching for guidelines on how to do it, then below are some tips on how you can pull this off:

Starter in Starting a Pen Company

In order for you familiarize yourself with the many aspect of pen business or a company, it is advised that you must at least visit and attend pen shows. In these pen shows you get to know what kinds of pens are in the market nowadays and those that will be entering the market. These shows will also give you idea what kind of pen might be possible for you company to manufacture and sell.

Personalizing a Pen Company

There are many aspect of business that comprises a pen company and one of these is personalized pens. You can choose to follow this path for your pen company. This is as far as many pen companies out there choose to follow. If you are going to go in this direction you should have at least have an idea of who your customers are. This is short of saying what makes a personalized pen personal for an individual. You must also understand that a personalized pen is given through four reasons: birthdays, anniversaries, truce and congratulations. If you understand this, then making a personalized pen for you will be profitable.

Market for your Pen Company

It is also important that you know the market segment that your pen company is targeting. This will ensure you that ever step on the way of designing and creating your pen will be directed towards servicing this market.

174 Comments

  • Manish said on June 9, 2011
    What the things will i need to start a pen industry apart from land,labour,funds.
  • chakkappan said on June 25, 2011
    india ..or uae detailed information on starting a pen company
  • tejaswini g. jalgoankar said on August 9, 2011
    i want to start my own pen company, i don't know any idea about this, but i want, suggest me what is the procedure to start pen company, what qualification is required to start pen company, generally pen is the most common thing, mostly people use pens, so i thought to make our own pen company. how much capital ? which bank will provide loan? every thing mail me step by step thank u
  • Sherry said on January 16, 2012
    I wish to start my pen company. How much capital, land and what machinery will required for this?
  • Narander said on April 15, 2012
    I am a pen distributor wholesaler in Haryana state in india. I want to purchase Japanes and chinies pens in Delhi(india)at wholesale rate .But i do not know any wholesaler who can sale me these branded pen at wholesale rate. Please contact me-919671100449.email address-narn.bhatnagar15@gmail.com
  • MANOJKUMAR said on September 6, 2012
    i want to start a small business and i am thinking of starting the pen manufacturing unit, can you please suggest me how much capital require, and what other special requirement, and is a good business today please reply
  • Prince Rana said on November 11, 2012
    what is the minimum working capital required to start pen manufacturing business, list of machinery suppliers, requirement of land and my location is Distt, UNA, Himachal pradesh
  • shakeeluddin said on November 26, 2012
    My business location is hyderabad, Ap, India. I am looking to start a pen or disposable glass manufacturing plant ,and want to know the capital required to start either of the manufacturing plant., and also the procedure and contacts to start the process.
  • rakesh patel said on December 26, 2012
    My business location is kolkata, west bengal, india. i am looking to start a pen manufacturing plant and want to know the capital required to start the plant, and also the procedure and contacts to start the process.
  • lokesh joshi said on February 4, 2013
    I want to start a pen industry in small scale, kindly tell me what would be the minimum investment for this. my no is 09718736712. i m waiting for ur reply ASAP.
  • Sylvanus C John said on February 15, 2013
    I am about setting up a direct fill pen manufacturing unit in Nigeria. I was in the city of Kolkata two years ago for same purpose. I am therefore seeking for partnership, an experience one because he will source the equipments in India. the market here is large as we are not going to cover only Nigeria but the whole Africa because we have free trade within the west African countries. Any Interested person with experience in this area should reach me through chime75@yahoo.co.uk
  • nayan bhayani said on February 26, 2013
    i want to start a pen mfr business in kolkata, can u guide for this nayan
  • Virenderbichwalia said on February 28, 2013
    I want to start pen manufacturing company please guide me with phone no and address . Contact no -09968880664
  • anil gupta said on March 13, 2013
    i want to start pen manufacturing factory and want distributor for my product at mumbai, maharashtra, india. my contact no is 9867198
  • Navin Kumar said on March 13, 2013
    i want to start my business in delhi. currently i am pursuing mba after mba i want to start my own business. i belong to business family basically i want to start from small size business. so can you suggest me how much funds we require. and also tell me about the pen market. i want to start pen business. if u have any good idea about other business then also suggest me.
  • kavya said on March 24, 2013
    i want know d capital reqd to start a pen company...plz mail me d ur reply...m w8ing..pathakkavya@gmail.com
  • Bhavesh Kumar said on April 17, 2013
    Hi, i am Bhavesh, a native of Bihar. I wanted to start a pen manufacturing unit in Bihar. I wanted to know the following things regarding this -
    1. Land Needed
    2. Capital Needed
    3. Raw-materials needed
    4. From where to get the row-materials
    5. Labour Needed
    6. From where to get trained in the manufacturing process.
    Please contact me on my mail id - itsbhaveshkumar@gmail.com or at 9986675352.
  • Govardhan V. Saigaonkar said on May 22, 2013
    I want to start my own business about the ball pen but I donot know about how to make or prepare of ball pen or process of manufaturers of ball pen. If you will give me of the idea of above mentioned manufacturing process/ functions. I am really oblige you or them.
  • Rajpal Singh 9779022003 said on June 27, 2013
    Hi, I have a very good experience in marketing & sales, more than 15 years in different fields i.e. fmcg, mobile handsets. Now I want to start my own business/brand in pen.Plz guide me. My location is Chandigarh.
  • vikrant.distinct@gmail.com said on June 29, 2013
    i want to open pen industries in alwar district (raj) how much investment,land & machinery is required. plz mail me
  • Muhammad toqeer said on July 2, 2013
    i want to start my own business .i am an industrial engineer.and nothing more.
  • Muhammad toqeer said on July 2, 2013
    i want to start my own business. i wish that i want to build my own pen and any other company.how much amount required. what kind of things of we required?
  • Pushkar said on August 8, 2013
    I want to take distributorship of Pen & stationery. Pls help me abt whom to contact for this & other related details.
  • sanket mehta said on August 11, 2013
    i want to start use and throw pen company on small scale pls send me all details like capital, quantity, quality etc
  • mike said on August 18, 2013
    I want to start a new pen company in New York where do I find the supplier and any other use full info. Thanks
  • Prodip Saikia said on August 26, 2013
    I want to set up a pen industry. but i have no idea anything that is machine rate making process quality etc. please give me details at my mail id. Place-Jorhat,Assam, India.
  • sachin said on August 29, 2013
    i want to start a pen manufacturing business so i want whole detail for it like machinery and raw materials and how many cost for start this industry in vyara, gujrat , india.
  • Dinesh Jain said on September 7, 2013
    Dear Sir/ Madam, I am looking guidance about how to set up a Ball pen and related product making unit In Jaipur Rajasthan India . Kindly help me how much money needed in Land & Building. Plant & Machinery as well as in raw and packing materials . What is benefits and problems looking current competitive market. Regards and waiting reply. Thanking in Advance.. Dinesh
  • Amrendra Jaiswal said on September 25, 2013
    I want to set up an use and throw ball pen making plant here in nepal. would you help me getting the details on the branded machinery, their specification and the capital needed to start up in a small scale. Also the process, costing/ psc and raw materials required.
  • swati said on October 22, 2013
    i want to know the cost of setting up pen manufacturing plant. and all the detail regarding it. please mail me as soon as possible
  • suyash said on October 26, 2013
    Needed to know each and every detail abt how to start a pen company. Plz mail me
  • Tameka Willis said on November 6, 2013
    I am highly interested in starting a pen company, how do I go about procedures from beginning to the end-distribution and sells, and profit
  • JOHIRUL ISLAM said on November 8, 2013
    I WANT TO KNOW THE COST OF SETTING UP PEN MANUFACTURING PLANT AND ALL THE DETAILS REGARDING IT. PLS MAIL ME AS SOON POSSIBLE
  • VIKAS said on November 12, 2013
    i want to start my own pen company, i don't know any idea about this, but i want, suggest me what is the procedure to start pen company, i thought to make our own pen company. how much capital ? which bank will provide loan? every thing mail me step by step thank u
  • Tinashe Romeo said on November 13, 2013
    "beyond what technology can offer" the day i saw this i knew pens were thinking made visible.But what capital do l need to start a pen factory in ZIMBABWE. in two years i bet l will be sharing profit margins gained by company..
  • JOHIRUL ISLAM said on November 16, 2013
    i want to start my own pen company, i don't know any idea about this, but suggest me what is the procedure to start pen company, i thought to make our own pen company. how much capital? which bank will provide loan? pls every thing mail me.
  • sanjay mondal said on November 20, 2013
    i want to establish a new pen company. but i dont know how 2 do it. where the machine is found. how much money needed at fast starting a new business
  • valan said on December 17, 2013
    Hello Sir, i am interested in this business, please let me more details. waiting for your reply. i am from salem ,tamilnadu, south india
  • pankaj singh said on December 27, 2013
    want to setup a ball-point pen company, please provide me all the details
  • ovenkatareddy said on January 23, 2014
    hello, sir i would like to start a pen company in a small range so plz send the details about the capital requirements and other requirements my mail id is ovenkatareddy000@gmail.com
  • prince said on January 23, 2014
    sir I want to open pen company. plz help me ,from where I can the machine and raw material?
  • govind choudhary said on February 9, 2014
    hello, sir i would like to start a pen company in a small range so plz send the details about the capital requirements and other requirements my mail id =choudharyvicky7@gmail.com
  • prasad said on February 12, 2014
    sir, i am a final year B-Tech mechanical student sir .so for our kind of information i have idea to increase product value of the plastic use and throe pens so i want to know about the cost of every individual unfinished Raw-materials used for each and every individual use and throe ball point pen made of plastic.
  • mahabub ali said on February 15, 2014
    sir i am that thinking about to start first low budget pen company it means that first use and throw pens and after that ball pens so that my aim so please help me for about to start it means for abut cost of machines and requirements and raw materials full details
  • Gadiel said on February 20, 2014
    Please help me up to start one. Thank you in advance.
  • sudhansu said on March 1, 2014
    what should be first investment of ball factory?
  • Ashish said on March 11, 2014
    Sir, i want to know that if I make a used & Throw pen aaas job work from another company with my own trade mark, what is the starting investment? please reply me soon..
  • Ali said on March 19, 2014
    i want to start a first small pen company for low cost just now i am studying diploma 2nd year but I am interested in business so I want to start this business so plz tell that cost of machine and land requirement for this plze contact. 9985563648. plz contact me my living place is Andhra pradesh vizag
  • VINOD PURI said on April 3, 2014
    I want to start a use and throw ballpen manufacturing unit in Ghaziabad. So please help me to start the business. I do not know where to purchase the machinery & material for manufacturing and how to sell the product. Please let me know the total cost involved.
  • K.HIMA SAGAR said on April 6, 2014
    SIR I want to start a first small pen company for low cost just now i am studying diploma 2nd year but I am interested in business so I want to start this business so plz tell that cost of machine and land requirement for this plze contact. 7569364936. plz contact me my living place is Andhra pradesh vizag
  • suman pal said on April 10, 2014
    I want to set up my own 0.4 point pen manufacturing factory plz give me idea about how much land , labour and money required please reply as soon as possible.
  • sagar valecha said on April 28, 2014
    i want to start my own pen company. pls tell me how much capital is reqd. and what kind of machinery is reqd. raipur, chhattisgarh, india
  • Shad Bakshi said on May 15, 2014
    Hello everyone... I am Shaad Bakshi (MBA, M Phil) doing pen manufacturing and selling business in Mumbai and Gujarat. We manufacture metal pens and we are into metals business since early 90s. Honesty, sincerity, hardwork and dedication are the guiding principles that will surely lead us to success. we try our level best to produce finest quality metal pens @ a v reasonable rate. if any one is interested in distributing our pens or if any corporate wants to outsource their work then they can contact me on shadbakshi@gmail.com or on my celphone number 8469066007. contact me asap for further details.. Thank You! work is the fundamental law of progress
  • Dipak Chand khowash said on May 19, 2014
    I want to start a pen factory asap. how much capital is required for machines and how much land is require for that in 1st step .
  • sandeep gupta said on May 27, 2014
    SIR PLZ SEND ME DETAILS HOW TO MANUFACTURE USE & THROW PENS. WHAT ARE THE RAW MATERIALS REQUIRED AND OTHER CRITERIA TO RUN THIS BUSINESS. MY EMAIL_ID IS sandeep27121991@gmail.com MY CONTACT NO IS 7504534686
  • tabrez mauthoor said on June 7, 2014
    i would like to invest in the manufacturing of ballpen in mauritius. could you please provide the basic information pertaining to the proposed investment.
  • AJAY SHARMA said on June 14, 2014
    I WANT TO PURCHASE 25000 PENS FOR MY COMPANY AT KILLER PRICE MAIL ME mudgil_ajay@rediffmail.com
  • avinash said on June 20, 2014
    I want to start production of use & throw pen manufacturing plz. Tell me detail to start in small scale industry & how much cost required to purchase machinery & row material
  • anand kumar said on June 26, 2014
    i want to start my business in delhi. currently i am pursuing b.a after mba i want to start my own business. i belong to business family basically i want to start from small size business. so can you suggest me how much funds we require. and also tell me about the pen market. i want to start pen business. if u have any good idea about other business then also suggest me.
  • yusuf yinusa said on June 28, 2014
    I will like to start a small scale pen manufacturing in Nigeria could you please send what is the minimum cost of setting up this.
  • praneeth reddy said on July 8, 2014
    how much money required for starting a pen factory, and what is machinery cost ,and what are raw materials required
  • VINOD MADHUSHING DESHMUKH said on July 22, 2014
    how much money required for starting a pen factory, and what is machinery cost ,and what are raw materials required
  • hiren sagar said on July 22, 2014
    My question is same as mr vinod madhushing deshmukh ask u Plz answer as soon as possible.
  • prateek bajaj said on July 31, 2014
    I want to start my business in ludhiana. I belong to business family basically i want to start from small size business. So would u tell me how much money we have to invest for starting a pen factory, and what is machinery cost ,and what are raw materials required?
  • kailash singh said on August 15, 2014
    I want to start my business in Gwalior (M.P.). basically i want to start from small size business. So would u tell me how much money we have to invest for starting a MOBILE PHONE CHAGER plant, and what is machinery cost ,and what are raw materials required?
  • Somnath said on August 16, 2014
    How can I start ball pen udhyog. How much money need for it.from where I get machinery
  • ajit jha said on August 20, 2014
    i want to know about pen business. i am from nepal. how much total investment required to start.
  • pramod gupta said on September 10, 2014
    i want labour job work for pen and other work .my mobile no.9766799408
  • Pradipta Nandi said on September 27, 2014
    I wish to start my pen company in westbengal. i have not know any idea about this, but i want.suggest me what is the procedure to start pen company, what qualification is required to start pen company How much capital, land and what machinery will required for this?
  • shribash sikdar said on October 6, 2014
    i want to start a use & through pen making industry. i want to know the procedure of stating the industry.. and also know about the starting cost of it..
  • Lakshyasisha said on October 13, 2014
    i want to start a ballpoint pen manufacturing unit in cuttack, odisha please suggest what is the minimum capital I need and what other things I need other than land & labour
  • Magesh said on October 23, 2014
    Let me know the minimum cost to start a pen manufacturing plant???
  • zulkifal said on November 1, 2014
    I want to start a ballpoint pen manufacturing unit in Mutan punjab in Pakistan,let me Know how much capital i do need except land & labour.
  • kalaivanan said on November 15, 2014
    i start new business. my idea is ball pen manufacturing, so i want machinery cost, and plant details pls.
  • Akash Pandilwar said on December 1, 2014
    I want to start use and throw ball pen business. i want to know about all process to set up all plant. what type of machinery required for that. how much money required for set up plant & where i get raw material for manufacturing pen....please its urgent..convey to me on this e-mail- akashpandilwar@ gmail.com
  • Abinash Behera said on December 8, 2014
    Dear Sir/Madam, Good Morning. I want to start my business in Kendrapara, Odisha. I want to start a medium size business(Production of Pen), So would you please guide me how much money i have to invest for starting a pen factory, and what is machinery cost & what are raw materials required. Regards. Abinash Behera, Mob No-8758513318.
  • swayam said on December 13, 2014
    please clear the basics to start new venture of pen manufacturing company
  • amit sharma said on December 14, 2014
    I want to start use and throw ball pen business. i want to know about all process to set up all plant. what type of machinery required for that. how much money required for set up plant & where i get raw material for manufacturing pen....please its urgent..
  • SHASHANK CHATURVEDI said on February 15, 2015
    I want to start a pen company , want to know process , capital , machine , man power , and about raw material , provide me soon @ 9045630851
  • PERVEZ AHMAD KHAN said on February 19, 2015
    Dear Sir, I would like to establish a Ball Pen Manufacturing Plant in Aligarh, U.P, India. Kindly send me the details of machines and raw materials. Best Regards PERVEZ 9917864440
  • Rajesh Awate said on February 26, 2015
    I want to start pen manufacturing unit. I want to know can you consultant.
  • Gokul said on March 3, 2015
    I want to know the project cost to start a pen manufacturing industry.
  • purna chandra giri said on March 9, 2015
    I want to manufacture pen near kolkata. Please help me where I can get raw materials what is cost of them what amounts of hd cf is required to make 1000 use and throw pen.... and so on. purna chandra 9674498382 purna.chand1989@gmail.com
  • karim said on March 26, 2015
    There are many people here saying I want to set up a small scaled df pen factory , is any one here looking job work, I can give an order for df pen if your price is good and materials used is good and enough . Email me : gettogo55@gmail.com
  • srinivas said on April 5, 2015
    sir I want start a pen manufacturing company please give me details plant machinery investment. marketing
  • Md Sarfaraz Ansari said on April 21, 2015
    I want to start a pen manufacturing company, could you please suggest me about requirement (area, mechanism, expense ) in sitamarhi Bihar, india. Contact :- Email :- Sarfaraz.it71908@gmail.com
  • Velchamy Ponraj said on May 9, 2015
    Dear Sir / Madam, I will like to start a small scale pen manufacturing in Rajapalayam (virudhunagar district). kindly provide the how much cost required and what are procedure involved. Please share the my mail id : velchamy008@gmail.com. Thank You
  • Saurabh said on May 24, 2015
    dear sir, I want to start a pen manufacturing unit at a small scale with a wide scope in future so I want the information regarding the basic installation cost and all source of market and knowledge. my mail I'd is kumarsaurabhhrit@gmail.com
  • yusuf shaikh said on May 28, 2015
    I want to manufacture pen near Latur, Maharashtra. Please help me where I can get raw materials what is cost of them machinery. what amounts of hd cf is required to make 1000 use and throw pen.... and so on. plzzz inform me ..my contact. no.8805509395. yousufshaikh76@gmail.com
  • Suman said on June 21, 2015
    Respect Sir/madam, I want to start use and through pens plant can you advise please, how much have to be invested for machinery items in IC rates.
  • sameera said on June 21, 2015
    i want to start a ballpoint pen manufacturing. how much money required for starting a pen factory, and what is machinery cost.
  • samir panda said on June 26, 2015
    i want to know what is the cost to open a pen company just suggest me
  • wella said on July 17, 2015
    Can anyone enlighten me? I had this vision of putting up a pen business, and i do not have the slightest idea of putting up any business. thank you.
  • shahbaz ansari said on July 22, 2015
    i am interested in use & throw pen plant in u.p
  • Manoj Shah said on July 28, 2015
    Hello, the Idea is to start own business of manufacturing and selling Pen, start with small begins. For me its completely unknown business by qualification CA CFO OF MNC, leaving job to do own business and generate employment. Kindly help the way forward capital, availability raw materials, market trend and demand, and other compliance, also suggest any training center on this filed. LOT of thanks
  • Murali Krishna said on July 29, 2015
    Hi, i am Murali from vijayawada(Andhra Pradesh). I wanted to start a pen manufacturing unit in Vijayawada. I wanted to know the following things regarding this -
    1. Land Needed
    2. Capital Needed
    3. Raw-materials needed
    4. From where to get the row-materials
    5. Labour Needed
    6. From where to get trained in the manufacturing process.
    Please contact me on my mail id - gmkvja1978@gmail.com
  • manoj bhosale said on August 5, 2015
    I want to open pen making small scale business. But no have any idea about it. Want to know from beginning. please help me.
  • Febin Moosa said on August 19, 2015
    I want open pen making company in small scale industries for to know about from beginning. help
  • sable pravin said on August 22, 2015
    I want to start my business in parbhani city. state Maharashtra . but inform about how much money required for starting a pen factory and what is macharies cost and what are raw material required. pls contact me (7038390698)
  • sunil said on September 3, 2015
    i want to start small scale unit of ball pen please send me the detail about this like machinery price raw material price please mail me

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