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Custom Office Supplies Frequently Asked Questions

All you need to know about
personalized office supplies!

various sharpie markers

When Were Sharpies Invented?

Sharpies were invented in 1964, but today Newell Brands has the rights to the brand. You can get these permanent markers in 49 colors with different colors and tips.

Post it notes

How Are Post-it Notes Made?

Post-it Notes are made at the 3M factory in Cynthiana, Kentucky. Each paper sheet is fitted with a special adhesive, stacked on top of each other, and then cut into 3" x 3" squares. 3M makes over 50 billion Post-its every year!

Pencil erasers

What Are the Parts of a Pencil?

A pencil has four main parts: 1) the barrel, 2) the graphite tip, 3) the ferrule, and 4) the eraser. The barrel is made of cedar wood, the graphite is mixed with clay and sometimes water, and the ferrule and eraser are made of aluminum and rubber respectively.

person writing

What Are the Different Types of Pen Ink?

Pens contain either oil-based or water-based ink. Ballpoint pens use oil, while rollerball, fountain, and gel pens use water. Ink comes in a variety of colors, but black, blue, and red are the most commonly used.

Notebook

Can You Recycle Old Notebooks?

While you can recycle notebooks, it's better to reuse or donate them instead. Use the leftover paper for art projects or even as kindling for a bonfire. You can also donate the journals to schools, community centers, or nonprofits.

Over 12 million custom office supplies were ordered last year.

30% of the sales in this category are from custom sticky notes.

The largest order ever placed was for 175,000 personalized office supplies.

March and June are the most popular times to reorder bulk office supplies.