The U.S. Small Business Administration and the Rhode Island SCORE chapter have awarded Rick Becker, President of Garland Writing Instruments with the 2015 Joseph G.E. Knight Award* for Entrepreneurial Excellence. In May of 2013, Mr. Becker purchased Garland Industries, now called Garland Writing Instruments, with the intention of growing the business and keeping the company … Continue reading “May 2015: Garland president recognized for Excellence”

Garland Writing Instruments has unveiled a newly redesigned rollerball pen that has been enhanced with a more comfortable grip, a striking appearance, superb balance and weight, and has a plated solid brass nip. This new addition to the Garland line of pens will provide end-users with years of silky-smooth writing pleasure. This newly designed pen … Continue reading “January 2015: Garland unveils newly redesigned rollerball pen”

“And, the winner is…” We’ve just been notified that Garland Writing Instruments is a finalist in the ASI 2015 Counselor Product Design Awards. We’re delighted that it was the classic design of our twist-action ballpoint pen from our Founder’s Collection that received the nomination. This pen with its timeless design will never go out of … Continue reading “2015 Counselor Product Design – Vote for Garland”

Garland Writing Instruments celebrates its first year anniversary under new ownership…