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About Us

Who are Kuretake?

We are a Japanese manufacturer of high quality inks, markers and writing materials. 

We were founded in,

Nara, Japan

in 1902, where our Head Office is still based today.

Our UK office is based in Redditch, Worcester.

How do you pronounce Kuretake?

The Japanese pronunciation is 


but in English we tend to pronounce it as


Kuretake and ZIG pens...

The ZIG® Memory System is manufactured by Kuretake.

It's been around since 1997 and available in over 80 countries worldwide!

We have worked with distributors in the past, such as EK Success, who distributed our products in the US but the ZIG® brand

is and always has been manufactured by Kuretake!


Kuretake are a market leader in the production of high quality  inksmarkers and writing materials.
We have some amazing facilities in Japan and are always working on new and innovative products



You can find out more about our company and products on our blog here!


Want to get in touch with us? Our UK office details are as follows:


Kuretake UK Ltd, Unit 30 Manor Side, Walkers Road, North Moons Moat, Redditch, B98 9HE

T: +44 (0)1527 592952

F: +44 (0)1527 521189