Cross Origin - USA
Cross is a traded American company that competes in the fine writing instrument and journal businesses. Cross manufactures and distributes fine writing instruments, journals and accessories worldwide. The company was founded by Richard Cross in 1846 at Providence, Rhode Island, and initially manufactured gold and silver casings for pencils, reflecting the Cross family's history as jewelers. The company developed many innovative new writing instruments, including forerunners of the modern mechanical pencils, and the earliest stylographic pens. Cross extends its international reputation for precision and distinctive styling to its Cross eyewear line of products that have been designed to address the issue of Presbyopia faced by 90% of the population.