Founded in 1965 by Gerhard Wörther, the company Wörther Baden-Baden has been producing the same exceptional mechanical pencils and writing instruments, to this day, for over 25 years. It is said that Wörther work by the mantra of attaching great importance to the design and quality of their products, and each product is manufactured in house. The employees of Wörther make some of the parts entirely by hand, and a company goal is to save the jobs in Baden-Baden. A strong relationship between Wörther and it's hometown is evident in it's products with the use of local materials. The mechanical pencils are not only made from aluminium or high-grade plastics but also from local plum or cherry wood. It is this type of passion which drives Wörther forward into brilliance in conjunction with German engineering.
Gerhard Wörther, being a qualified engineer and mechanical engineering specialist, has developed and built some of the machines for production. This home-grown innovation has given Wörther a technical advantage in that this family-run company can produce unique products. Both daughters of Gerhard, Bettina and Martina, also work at the company. Among the large, well established and frankly brilliant German and international brands, Wörther Baden-Baden has found a special role as a truly German brand.
The clever contemporary design makes Wörther pens an ideal choice if you like to stand out from the crowd. The Shorty features an exclusive design, with a hexagon shaped barrel, available in both ballpoint and clutch pencil format – designed to be a modern example of traditional writing tools.
Worther Pens: A History
In 1985, Gerhard Wörther, founded WÖRTHER BADEN-BADEN with the help of his daughters, ettina and Martina who worked in both Assembly and Marketing. Although it’s decades later, the company now continues to sell exceptional mechanical pencils, writing instruments and accessories under the WÖRTHER name. The aim? To stand out from the crowd.
With every writing instrument WÖRTHER have shown throughout their history that their importance lies with the quality and design of their products. Because of this, each and every one of their writing instrument is manufactured in house, with employees making every part of them entirely by hand.
With the companies aim always being to create exceptional writing instruments, they also aimed to save the jobs in Baden-Baden. Gerhard Wörther had a strong relationship with his hometown, which can also be seen in the selection of the materials he used in his creations. For example, the mechanical pencils cannot only be obtained in plastic or aluminium, but also made of local plum or cherry.
In order to remain true to their traditions, the WÖRTHER we know today are constantly creating innovate writing-instruments, for example, they were one of the first suppliers of writing instruments made of aluminium. They saw the obvious advantages - the material is not too light and not too heavy, is easy to look after and immediately takes up the temperature of the hand. It wasn’t long before competitors were following the trend.
Gerhard Wörther, a qualified engineer and a specialist in mechanical engineering, developed and built some of the machines they use for the production.Hence, WÖRTHER had a technical advantage in the manufacturing process, allowing the family-run company to produce unique products that differ from their competiton.
Admidst large international writing-instrument brands, WÖRTHER BADEN-BADEN certainly has found a special role as a truly respected German brand.