Since 2008, LYRA has been part of the Italian group, FILA Fabbrica Italiana Lapis ed Affini S.p.A. (FILA). As an international, broad-based group, the companies benefit from synergies in manufacturing and sales. The product ranges, markets and corporate philosophy of both companies complement each other perfectly. Customers all over the world benefit from a more extensive product range and competitive prices. Based on the principle of “quality in tradition and innovation in conviction”, more than 14 million wood-cased pencils are now produced annually at the over 6,400-square metre production area in Nuremberg and exported throughout the world. LYRA has a total workforce of around 100 employees in Nuremberg. LYRA’s core expertise lies in the production and sale of wood-cased writing implements. The company also sells items for the office, home crafts and hobby sectors, as well as products for industry.