Conda Group is one of the world’s leading art supply companies offering product development, sourcing, distribution and omni-channel retail solutions globally with close to 30 years of experience in the industry. Each year, Conda Group produces tens of thousands of art supply products such as picture frames, easels, picture bags, brushes, drawing boards, picture books, and pigments that are sold in over 60 countries and found on the shelves of some of US’ and Europe’s largest art supply specialty stores, big-box retailers, supermarkets and discounters. Conda Group’s own retail brands have also become bestsellers on US and China’s largest e-commerce platforms. The Group owns and operates factories in China and Bangladesh and its R&D Center has been designated as “China’s Art Supply Industry R&D Center” by the State Government.
Conda was founded in 1993 as a stationery company.
In 1998, Conda entered the art supply industry and shortly after became one of the industry’s “unicorn”companies with one of the largest export volumes.
In 2004, as a result of rapid expansion, Conda Group was established.
In 2010, Conda Group opened its first manufacturing facility in on DaXie island in Ningbo. In the same year, Conda Group pioneered the application of nanotechnology in fine art and the bamboo easels manufactured at this facility also become a bestselling item globally.
In 2012 Conda Group was recognized by China as a National Cultural Export and Hi-Tech Enterprise, one of China’s highest honors.
In 2017, Conda Group launched its “3250”smart manufacturing plan.
In 2019, Conda Group officially opened its first overseas factory in Bangladesh.
Conda Group holds more than 100 patents and 50 domestic and foreign registered trademarks. Over the years, China has recognized Conda Group’s exceptional R&D capabilities, quality products and export volume. In additional to being given the “China’s Art Supply Industry R&D Center” accolade, Conda Group has been designated titles such as “National High-tech Enterprise”, “National Cultural Export Key Enterprise”, etc. by the State.
Charity activities – bringing joy to people through art
In the 30 years since Conda Group was founded, we are adhering to the desire to create happiness for children all over the world, and regularly launch a variety of global charity activities, such as volunteer, donation and student assistance activity. Since 2003, we have regularly organized employees to volunteer in orphanages; In 2005, Conda donated money to build CONDA primary school in huangpiao villiage, Huangping County, Guizhou Province; In 2018, donate to China Youth Foundation Conda with more than 20 companies in Ningbo, donated stationery valued more than 1 million RMB to United Nations Children’ Fund, which was distributed to millions of children who were suffered by war and natural disasters.
In 2020, Conda officially launched Conda Group Charity foundation In June of the same year, CODNA Group donated kiddycolor painting sets and graffiti books to Zhixing foundation through Dapeng public welfare organization, and delivered it to nearly 200 left-behind children in Henan and Guangdong province.
The responsibility of national enterprises
As data shows, Conda rank the first in export painting material in China. In May 2005, a U.S. company sued Chinese canvas for dumping in the United States, and the U.S. Department of Commerce formally filed a case for investigation; After hearing the news, Conda and other enterprises decided to join up to answer the lawsuit, actively assume the responsibility of national enterprises, and launch the first anti-dumping case of Sino US textiles after China's accession to WTO.