• Peder Eskesen, a local baker, invented the floating-action pen.
• Esso, an oil company, was Eskesen's first client. Esso contracted
• For over 50 years, the company has produced more than half a billion pens.
• As a leader in the tip 'n' strip pens, 4 to 5 million are sold yearly.
• The United States is Eskesen's biggest customer.
• Approximately 50 new designs are created each week.
• 150 employees produce the pens at the plant while over
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