item industrial applications

Who we are

item is the pioneer in building kit systems for industrial applications and a global market leader. It has been designing and marketing construction solutions for machinery, fixtures and plants since 1976. Today, the item product portfolio comprises more than 3,000 high-quality components designed for use in machine bases, work benches, automation solutions and lean production applications.

item Industrietechnik GmbH is headquartered in Solingen and has 10 subsidiaries and support centres throughout Germany that ensure it is always close to customers in its home country. The group also has wholly owned subsidiaries in the USA, China, Italy, Poland and Switzerland.

item has stood for quality and innovation for more than three decades.

After all – Your ideas are worth it.®

Our values

Your ideas are worth it. For us, that means living up to the high quality standards we set for our products and services.

Our customers use our components to develop, design and build all over the world. Our task is to deliver maximum availability at a keen price and to provide 24-hour specialist customer service.

It is very important to us to maintain active dialogue with our customers. A forward-looking approach and constructive feedback from customers and other interested parties are the keys to ensuring our products and services develop and grow efficiently.

Strict requirements for fairness, continuity, sustainability and reliability are central to our philosophy and our determination to help safeguard resources and the environment.

We take our social responsibilities very seriously, for example by sponsoring cultural, sporting and charitable activities and helping our workforce to develop and extend their skills and expertise.

Respect for others, constructive collaboration and a cooperative management style are the cornerstones of sound, forward-looking cooperation.

The fundamental aim of our business is to work closely with our customers to continuously develop our products and services and adapt them to constantly changing markets.

Our presence around the world