Friday, May 15, 2015

The War Of The Pencils

An interesting Wall Street Journal article tells the story of a centuries old corporate rivalry in the dog-eat-dog world of pencil making. Over the years Nuremberg, Germany companies Staedtler Mars GmbH and rival Faber-Castell AG have fought for pencil supremacy. They have battled over everything, from which company is oldest to children's coloring and retirees' hobby crafts. Here's a video about this ages old competition:

Thanks Bruce!

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