History

Business Development

80

Countries

Over

Export locations

2,500

SKUs

Over

Products

History

Established in 1902 as a sumi ink stick manufacturer in Japan, Kuretake has grown in 
to a brand of quality artist tools for fine arts, illustration, graphic design, paper crafts,
scrapbooking and signage.

1902

Sumi

Established in

Our origins are rooted in Sumi

Kuretake founder family

Bokuteki

1973

Fude Pen

Kuretake becomes
an established
Brand in Japan

1996

Memory System

ZIG Memory System - Scrapbooking

2012

Cartoonist

ZIG Cartoonist

2015

Decoupage

Decoupage Product Line

1958

1963

Making Pen

Development of the felt tip marking pen

1985

Posterman

ZIG Posterman Chalk Marker

1998

Etegami

Etegami Product Line

2014

Kaleidolines

Introduce Kaleidolines Concept and Product Line

Fude Pen
Bokuteki
Making Pen
Etegami
Cartoonist
Mempory System
Kaleidolines
Posterman
Decoupage

2015

Pla-Ban

Introduce Pla-ban
Concept and Product
Line

Bokuteki Japanese
Liquid Sumi Ink