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1913 - 1959
1960 - 1979
1980 - 1989
1990 - 1999
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2010 - 2015


1961 Oji Factory receives authorization from Minister of International Trade and Industry to use JIS Mark for mechanical pencil leads.

1964 Shinshiro Factory receives permission to use JIS Mark on ballpoint pens.

1967 1967 MONO 100 highest-grade pencil is released to commemorate 55th anniversary.

1969 MONO eraser is released as an independent product.

1971 1971 PIT, the first made-in-Japan glue stick goes on sale for 100 JPY each.

1974 Fluorescent Highlighter, Japan’s first fluorescent marker, is released.

1979 Tombow Pen & Pencil GmbH established in Cologne, West Germany.
1980 - 1989 >
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