F.I.L.A. (Fabbrica Italiana Lapis ed Affini), founded in Florence in 1920 and managed since 1956 by the Candela family, is a highly consolidated, dynamic and innovative Italian industrial enterprise and continues to grow market share. In November 2015, F.I.L.A. Listed on the STAR segment of the Milan Stock Exchange. The company has grown significantly over the last twenty years and has achieved a series of strategic acquisitions. F.I.L.A. is an icon of Italian creativity globally through its coloring, drawing, modelling, writing and painting tools, thanks to brands such as Giotto, Tratto, Das, Didò, and Pongo. Since its foundation, F.I.L.A. has chosen to focus on growth through continuous innovation, both in technological and product terms, in order to enable individuals to express their ideas and talent through tools of exceptional quality. F.I.L.A. and the Group companies work together with the Institutions to support educational and cultural projects which promote creativity and expression among individuals and make culture accessible to all.