Writing instruments maker
Established in 1835, today Staedtler is Europe's largest manufacturer of pencils, and sells its products through 21 global subsidiaries. 80% of production occurs in Germany.
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In November 2006, Staedtler signed an international framework agreement on workers' rights with the Building and Woodworkers' International (BWI) and the German union IG Metall. The accord includes the standard range of labour rights and employment issues covered by such global agreements (Global agreements - state of play), covering: bans on child and forced labour, non-discrimination, freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining, decent wages, elimination of excessive working hours, health and safety, training, HIV/AIDS education and prevention, and social benefits.
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Since its foundation in 1997, all shares of the Staedtler Group have been held by the Staedtler Foundation. This public foundation under civil law is dedicated above all to the promotion of innovative ideas and the perpetuation of knowledge. The Staedtler Foundation promotes scientific research at national universities and polytechnics.
It also supports cultural projects closely concerned with the subject of education.
[Source 2014][More on Finance]
|Company Structure||Private company|
|# Employees||2,000 in 2014|
|Subsidiaries||Staedtler (Pacific) Pty Ltd|
Products / BrandsStaedtler Australia
Staedtler Erasers & Sharpeners
Staedtler Pencils & Colouring