Lamy Pens and Fine Writing Instruments. The Lamy Pen company always was a family-run business founded by Josef Lamy in Heidelberg, Germany in 1929. The Lamy company is still run by the founder's son, Manfred Lamy. With its annual production of over 6 million fine writing instruments and a turnover of over 50 million Euros. Lamy pen company is not only the market leader in Germany but has also become one of the main brands of fine quality writing instruments in the world. Its products have a special position world wide.