How does one of the world's largest and oldest pencil manufacturers do what they do best? See for yourself.
From mixing, pressing, and firing the leads, to milling and applying paint and stamps, the exquisitely-edited video shows it all.
Founded in 1761, the Germany-based Faber-Castell makes pens, pencils, and other office supplies at 14 factories around the globe. The company produces 2.3 billion pencils every year.
Since 1916, Musgrave Pencil Company has been making pencils in Shelbyville, Tennessee, a locale one known as Pencil City. Its products are increasingly specialized.
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