Caran d'Ache was founded by Arnold Schweitzer in 1924. The company has developed many innovative products and has become a world leader in the field of writing and drawing instruments as well as various artists' materials. All Caran d'Ache products manufactured at the factory in Thônex-Geneva are marked with the well-known "Swiss made" quality label. The company employs some 300 people.
In their Geneva workshops. Caran d'Ache create writing instruments that are distinguished by their outstanding design, the superb quality of the materials employed, and their technical perfection. These qualities are brought together by the expertise of their specialist craftsmen. Their aim is to achieve authenticity and timelessness, together with absolute precision and reliability. Just like a Swiss watch.
The art and commitment that go into each Caran d'Ache writing instrument ensure both pride and satisfaction for everyone who has the pleasure of holding one in their hand.