London, April 2023 – For 135 years Parker has continuously built upon a legacy of craftmanship, innovation and quality; it’s this commitment that’s made the Parker name synonymous with excellence in Fine Writing.
In 1888, George S. Parker took the first of countless steps on a journey of ambition, passion, and innovation. He believed that it would always be possible to make a better pen, a belief that remains the mission and motivation behind every Parker craftsman today. Over a century of innovation and hundreds of filed patents later, hand-assembly and rigorous hand-testing are still very much part of the Parker process. Our dedication and care for even the smallest details is our promise to deliver an exceptional writing experience.
A promise first made 135 years ago is being remembered, honoured and celebrated through each and every Parker pen today.
George Parker believed it was always possible to make a better pen. This drove him to found Parker and patent his first leak-free fountain pen in 1888, and it’s the philosophy that motivates the constant refinement of Parker pens today.
Iconic details like the arrow clip and the hand-assembled, Ace- emblazoned nibs, are anchored in a heritage of craftsmanship, driven forward by the belief that writing with a finely crafted instruments can enhance and deepen your thoughts. It’s this commitment to quality that has made the Parker name synonymous with excellence in fine writing.
With years of experience and innovation, Parker’s commitment to quality has ensured that each pen delivers the best writing experience for when it matters most.
For better first thoughts, for better final drafts, for better thinking, you don’t just need a pen – you need a Parker.
Parker has spent 135 years pioneering innovation, style and unique craftsmanship in fine writing instruments, giving people the confidence to write their own stories. Recognised worldwide for its use of high-quality materials, PARKER puts its renowned expertise into every pen through rigorous testing and attention to detail. A hallmark of PARKER’s commitment to craftsmanship and excellence, PARKER has been awarded two Royal Warrants, first in 1962 by Her Majesty The Queen and again in 1990 by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales.
Parker is part of Newell Brands and has a global presence in 145 countries. PARKER continues to believe in the importance of writing because the words we speak can be heard by many, but the words we write transcend time.