Pilot Pens



Jacksonville, Florida
Headquarters, Assembly and Distribution

Corporate Facts

Pilot Corporation of America prides itself on being a leading manufacturer and marketer of quality writing instruments in the United States. Our sales continue to grow year after year because of the quality of our products, and the innovation of our Research and Development teams. Our spirit of innovation has always focused on serving consumer’s writing needs and making writing a pleasure.

Our state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in the United States, Japan and around the world operate under strict quality control standards, ensuring the superior quality of all Pilot products. G2, Precise V5/V7, Dr. Grip and EasyTouch are among our top selling brands.

In addition to the American subsidiary, the parent company has subsidiaries in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Brazil, Russia and Australia.

Pilot Pen is the third largest writing instrument company in the United States. Established in the U.S. in 1972, Pilot is the fastest-growing writing instrument company in the country. The parent company, Pilot Corporation in Tokyo, was founded in 1918. It is the oldest and largest writing instrument manufacturer in Japan.



Pens, highlighters, markers, mechanical pencils and fountain pens


G2 BeGreen
Precise FriXion
Dr. Grip B2P
EasyTouch G6
Better Ball Point Namiki
VBall Vanishing Point
Razor Point Ageless
Varsity Spotliter

Parent Company

Name: Pilot Corporation, Tokyo
Founded: January 27, 1918
Chairman: Hiromoto Watanabe
President: Shu Itoh
Trading: Tokyo Stock Exchange, First Section, "Pilot"
2016 Revenue: US $889 million
Employees: 1,047
Products: Writing instruments, stationery, jewelry
Subsidiaries: United Kingdom, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Malaysia, Russia, Singapore, Sweden, United States, Australia