Jump to content

The Fountain Pen Network uses (functional) cookies. Read the FPN Privacy Policy for more info.  To remove this message, please click here to accept the use of cookies






Photo

Nib Manufacture

bock jowo nibs manufacturing manufacturer outsourcing production

84 replies to this topic

#81 thx1138

thx1138

    Extremely Rare

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 354 posts
  • Location:Western Australia
  • Flag:

Posted 04 March 2019 - 04:27

Thanks for a really useful list.



Sponsored Content

#82 Inky-Republic

Inky-Republic

    Rare

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 114 posts
  • Flag:

Posted 05 March 2019 - 16:48

You may want to add the Leonardo Officina Italliana pen company to the list, as I think they are going to prove popular during the coming year.

 

Their Momento Zero at least, uses a #6 Bock, according to:

 

 http://www.clumsypen...to-zero-hawaii/

 

and:

 

https://pen-venture....iana-black-mate

 

The second reference also quotes the same nib source for Leonardo's Furore model:

 

https://pen-venture....xy-blu-galassia



#83 Joshua J.

Joshua J.

    Vintage

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 511 posts
  • Location:Alberta, Canada.
  • Flag:

Posted 09 March 2019 - 10:08

Its absurd that Noodlers isnt even listed as a nib supplier, at the very least you can get some very unique nibs from Noodlers.

Really this list is omitting the entirety of the Fountain Pen industry of Inda, which is not small, but apparently just coming into western consciousness. Fountain Pen Revolution has about a dozen pen brands listed on the website.

Asking where those nibs come from would probably answer the question of where Nathan gets his nibs.

#84 Arijitdutta

Arijitdutta

    Mint

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPip
  • 93 posts
  • Location:India
  • Flag:

Posted 15 May 2019 - 06:43

https://www.peter-bo...NCuVvm02rdjfY4Y

 

Faber Castell uses Bock nibs now! 

 

And Nemosine uses JoWo!


Edited by Arijitdutta, 15 May 2019 - 06:44.


#85 Inky-Republic

Inky-Republic

    Rare

  • Member - Gold

  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 114 posts
  • Flag:

Posted 16 May 2019 - 11:43

Didn't Bock do well?

 

Will do a whole heap towards standardising the industry and will contribute towards keeping the cost of new (compliant) pens down (and the profit margins of remaining pen manufacturers viable).

 

Also theoretically provides a cash surplus to invest in R&D; hopefully producing new high performing materials and designs to the market.





Reply to this topic



  



Also tagged with one or more of these keywords: bock, jowo, nibs, manufacturing, manufacturer, outsourcing, production



Sponsored Content




|