Membership is voluntary and open to manufacturers in Europe.
Distributors, wholesalers and retailers cannot become a member.

The term “manufacturers” includes

  • any legally registered company in Europe manufacturing either manual writing instruments including components for writing instruments and accessories, or related art and craft materials.
  • manufacturer´s subsidiary distribution companies (fully owned) legally registered in Europe.
  • companies registered in Europe which do operate with their own brands and distribute products made to their specifications.

All members do have equal rights of participation and voting.

The language of the association is English.

Interested companies can apply for membership directly to the association which will submit application form and all essential information (statutes / turnover-related subscription-table, etc.)