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Recently we have published a series of posts across our socials talking about the start and growth of Shachihata Inc. I (Kate) am from the Shachihata (Europe) Ltd HQ. We also shared where we are based and images from the local area along with a post discussing where we source the majority of our products from!! For those who missed out keep reading.

Shachihata Europe Ltd (SHEU) is a subsidiary of Shachihata Inc. which first started producing stamps under the brand name Xstamper in 1925 and later went on to produce pens under the brand name Artline. Since then, Shachihata Inc. has expanded globally and gained worldwide recognition, with subsidiaries in Australia, America, Asia and the UK & Europe. SHEU was established in 2004 manufacturing both Artline and Xstamper brands which were

distributed within the UK and Europe, where we have since become popular names within

households, offices and the education market.

Communication is constantly evolving. Shachihata addresses this evolution with pride,

to bring our customers tools for marking, notifying, and approving digitally and in our

traditional inks. We pride ourselves on product quality, cutting edge technology and

providing useful consumer products that are easy to use.

(Image: Japan)

Now let’s talk about the company name and what it means…

We're proud to be a Japanese company, our name certainly gives it away!

​The Shachi, or Shachihoko, for which Shachihata was named, is a mythological creature with the body of a carp and the head of a tiger. Shachi's protect temples from fire by bringing rain - that's why they have sky-pointed tails. There are many types of creatures like the Shachi in world-wide myths, like gargoyles. That's why it's a great name for an international company.

We take great pride in it!

Where is Shachihata (Europe) Ltd Based?

- The beautiful picturesque town of Cheshire, which is located in the North-West of England.

(Image: Cheshire)

Where do we source our stock from?

- The Majority of our stock is produced in Malaysia!

(Image: Malaysia)

I hope you have enjoyed learning a little bit more about Shachihata Inc & Shachihata (Europe) Ltd. Please follow us on Instagram, Twitter, TikTok & Facebook – ‘@Artline_eu’. Also, follow us on LinkedIn – @Shachihata (Europe) Ltd.

Have A Great Day!!

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