A pencil is lead material enclosed in wood or put in metal holder used for drawing or writing. Pencil is a valuable item used by all levels of schools and in all business and government organization. Pencils are made from soft wood and lead. As everybody knows pencils are basic instruments for learning and for many types of office work such as writing, sketching, calculating.
Pencil is an item of use almost in every household, office, school, college etc. for writing on paper, making sketches, drawing and such other purposes. Depending on the type of carbon used in them, pencils are categorized as soft medium and hard. Due to smooth and easy handling of pencils it has got a wide application in various fields like copying, sketching, writing etc. Colored pencils are much popular in drawing and paintings. Important factors for the popularity of the pencils are:-Considerable life ,Can be erased , Smooth in copying , Less wear and tear , Availability in almost all the colors.
Pencils are used by artists, Engineers, Students of drawing, writing notes, rough works etc. pencils with sticks of different colors are showing a positive demand over ball pen, because of its long durability and economic in price. Day by-day writing papers are becoming dearer. Rough work by ball pen leads in user a wastage of paper whereas due to the unique erasable property of the pencil-writing by rubber, the user can use the same paper several times for rough work and thus can save the excess expenditure over paper. Looking into the need and economic use of the people manufacturing of this graphite lead stick of various grades could user a new horizon to the entrepreneurs.
Few Indian Major Players are as under
• Add Pens Pvt. Ltd.
• Excella Pencils Ltd.
• Hindustan Pencils Pvt. Ltd.
• Kokuyo Camlin Ltd.
• Model Sales Agency Ltd.
• Sanghvi Woods Ltd.
• Triveni Pencils Ltd.