Clairefontaine is a French company founded in 1858 in the city of Étival-Clairefontaine. The company is a part of the group Exacompta Clairefontaine. Clairefontaine produces notebooks, paper, and stationery using acid-free paper and ship worldwide. The company actively participates in the development of French forests, by managing several hundred hectares of fir and spruce trees in the Vosges mountain range. Clairefontaine, is one of the biggest manufacturers of stationery and will be a familiar design to anyone who has checked out the stationery on offer abroad.