Lanier Pens is a result of a woodworking hobby turned into a passion, eventually growing into a thriving corporation with over 25,000 distinguished customers worldwide. Jim Lanier started Lanier Pens in 2005 out of his home workshop and started creating handmade pens and pen stands that have a signature look of its own. His vision behind the Lanier brand was to create the highest quality fine writing instruments and pen stands that represent the highest degree of artistic value., available worldwide at an affordable price.

Customers of Lanier pens grow through word-of-mouth marketing and includes distinguished customers worldwide including the President of the United States, Country Dignitary’s, Judges, Military Officials, large corporations and many daily pen enthusiast, students and office workers.

The company process approximately 1,200 orders per week and have been steadily growing. They are highly recommended pen refill sellers by Staples, Office Depot, and Office Max and are committed to providing our customers with the best quality pen supplies, inks, and writing instruments that are pioneer innovations in look, feel, and reliability.

Our Founders

Jim Lanier and his wife Annie Chan-Lanier founded the company in 2005. Both graduated from Golden Gate University, San Francisco with a degree in Accounting (Jim) and Marketing (Annie).

Jim manages a team of master craftsmen and uniquely skilled custom writing instrument makers who believe in creating the best quality fine writing instruments and accessories. He also oversees the product design, procurement, statutory, and accounting requirements.

Annie Chan-Lanier oversees the client relationships, quality control, marketing, and shipping aspects of the business.

Our Vision and Mission


Become a recognized brand for customized fine writing instruments and pen stands and the largest online reseller of top-grade pen refills, fountain pen inks, and other writing supplies.


Making the brand Lanier Pens synonymous to practical, affordable, and creating the finest quality writing instruments and accessories from natural woods that provide the warmth feeling of wood and brings joy to the end user. As a reseller of top brands of writing instruments and supplies, we aim to become the most reliable One-Stop-Shop for all writing needs while providing unparalleled service and treating our customers with the highest degree of respect.

What makes us Unique?

We are a brand that specializes in creating hand-tooled pens made of exotic woods and accessories. Our exotic woods are beautiful and give a natural and warm feeling to pens. Our pens not only represent the highest degree of artistic value in a writing instrument but they also spark your emotions. There is a magic that is inherent in each of our wood pens that is unexplainable!

We are not just about customized wooden pens. Lanier Pens is also the largest online reseller of a huge inventory of pen refills, fountain pen inks, leather items, promotional pens, fountain pens, rollerball pens, and ballpoint pens along with all the important accessories, to accompany in your purchase.

Why Our Customers chose us?

As a manufacturer of fine writing instruments, we believe in providing superior customer service and our exhaustive expertise allows us to help you get exactly the right products for your needs. Each of our custom pens, after manufacturing, is personally tested, analyzed, and inspected for defects. Our quality control team closely inspects the different aspects of the writing instrument for functionality and elegance, such as:

  • Clicking & twist mechanism
  • The nib quality
  • Ink cartridge functionality
  • Quality of the wood craftsmanship (polishing and finish of the wood)
  • The fitting of all hardware components.

All necessary adjustments are then made in order to ensure that the customer always receives a pen of the highest quality.

Remember, every pen we make is created right here in the United States of America and our brand items are made with pride one-by-one in our boutique size shop to ensure the highest degree of quality. The manufacturing process might take serval weeks or even more than one month but we “Promise” the items will be worth the wait!

Some Boastful Numbers

  • Around 6,000 orders processed every month
  • Over 25,000 regular customers & many one-time customers
  • Available on our websites, Amazon, Walmart, and eBay
  • Highly recommended pen refill sellers by Staples, Office Depot, and Office Max
  • Over 5,000 5-star ratings on the website
  • Almost 10,000 ratings on
  • Top-Rated eBay Seller

Other Brands We Sell

  • - Schmidt Pen Refills

  • - Monteverde Pen Refills and Inks

  • - Schmidt Brand Fountain Pens

  • - Schmidt Brand Rollerball Pens

  • - Monteverde Tools Pens & Pencils

  • - Private Reserve Inks and Refills

  • - Lady Crystalline Pens

  • - Several low-cost Promotional Pens

  • - Aston Leathers Pen Holders and Accessories

  • - CRKT Tactical Pens