Adel Kalemcilik is the first name that comes to mind when talking of stationery in Turkey. Its journey started in 1969 in Kartal, Istanbul. Pencils and stationery products, produced by Adel Kalemcilik have been recognized for high quality across Turkey, and “left a mark” on the education of many generations.
In 1995, Adel Kalemcilik turned its collaboration with the world’s oldest stationery brand Faber-Castell, into an official partnership. This partnership has been a strong example of Adel Kalemcilik’s continuous investments and its commitment to add value to Turkey and to generations to come.
In 2015, Adel Kalemcilik moved its factory to Çayırova, into a 36.000 square meter plant, where wood-cased pencils, coloring pencils, copying pencils, ballpoint pens, ink pens, markers, felt-tip pens, oil crayons, watercolor paints, erasers, pencil sharpeners, finger paints, play doughs and gouache paints are produced.
Today Adel Kalemcilik, holding 2 best known brands of the Turkish stationery market, is the biggest stationery manufacturer of Turkey and the region, in terms of output and product range. Adel exports to an approximate 40 countries.
Holding a legacy longer than 50 years, Adel Kalemcilik offers a wide range of approximately 3.800 products under Faber-Castell, Adel, Graf von Faber-Castell, Atlas, Max and Panfix brands, some of which are produced locally and some imported.
Adel puts a premium on product safety and quality, by adopting the motto of “we do not sell a single product that we would not buy for our own children", while conducting more than 10 thousand product safety tests and 30 thousand quality tests per year.
Since its establishment, Adel Kalemcilik has carried out all its activities with the aim of providing benefit to its stakeholders and society, and by supporting sustainable projects. Adel Kalemcilik, which prioritizes the fields of Quality Education and Climate Action, which are among the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, carries out many sponsorship and social responsibility projects under the Goodness Tree corporate social responsibility brand with the "goodness" value in its essence.
Since 1996, Adel is listed at Borsa İstanbul (Istanbul Stock Exchange) with 27.71 percent of its shares.
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