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Fun Facts About Promotional Pencils

promotional pencilsBeing called Pen Factory sort of assures that we do a lot of business on our personalized promotional pens. Why? They are exceptional! Our wide selection of promotional business items extends well beyond pens. As any regular reader to this blog is surely well aware of, we make room for travel mugs, keychains and tiny tools of all kinds. We also have a special place in our hearts for promotional pencils.

Sure, promotional pencils might not sell as well as pens but they are pretty special themselves. Here are some exciting facts about pencils. (Warning: If your mind is easily blown, you might want to just skip to our website.)

  • Pencils write in zero gravity.You read that correctly. While pens require the help of gravity to work, pencils can get the job done all on their own. 
  • Enough pencils are produced every year to circle the globe 62 times. Obviously this is not the best use of your promotional pencils but a fun fact none the less.
  • One pencil can draw a line 70 miles long. You are going to need a long sheet of paper and a lot of time.
  • An average pencil can be sharpened 17 times and write 45,000 words.