The Japanese pen manufacturer Ohto was established in 1929 and over the years they have led the way with product innovation. In 1949 Ohto were one of the first companies to manufacture ballpoint pens and in 1964 they made the first pen which combined liquid ink with a ballpoint tip which was the forerunner for modern rollerball pens. Today their range of innovative products is widely respected worldwide for its superb build quality and reliability.
Ohto ballpoint pens have a very smooth writing oil based ink that they describe as having soft roll ink. In fact the Ohto PS-807NP ballpoint pen refill is a Parker G2 style refill so it will fit many other brands of pen and is widely used by people in other pens. Ohto rollerball pens have a high quality liquid ink and a ceramic ball that provides a very smooth and unique writing experience. Because of this again it is not uncommon for people use the Ohto C307 rollerball refills in other brands of rollerball pens. The latest innovation from Ohto is a super quick drying gel ink pen with a fine needle tip point, this is the Ohto Rays gel pen and because the ink dries so fast makes it ideal for left handed writers. The refill for this pen is the Ohto PG-105NP which again is a parker style G2 refill and can be use any many other brands of pen.
Ohto make a range of fountain pens and the Ohto Tasche is one of their more famous pens with its compact design it is handy for carrying around and when the cap is removed and fitted it becomes a full size pen. Nearly all our Ohto pens can be engraved with a name or personalised message making them a truly unique gift.