Who we are

KNIPEX - The pliers specialist

KNIPEX is the leading manufacturer of pliers for professional users throughout the world. With more than 1.500 employees in Wuppertal (Germany), solutions are developed and produced to achieve effective, easy and safe working.

Our fundamental idea is to focus. Only as specialists can we offer our customers top performance and survive against global competition. In over 135 years, we have accumulated a very extensive pliers and manufacturing know-how, which can be found in every single pair of KNIPEX pliers.

What we can do and know today is not enough for the future. That is why we work on constant improvement everywhere in the company – in terms of products, processes, our organisation and our skills.

Our values

Made in Germany - We mean it: development and production take place in Wuppertal, Germany, with the best steel from local manufacturers.

Innovations from the Think Tank - We strive for perfection: with great effort for ever better, high-quality and innovative tools.

Sustainability and responsibility - We think about the future: guided by values and the principle of economically, socially and ecologically sustainable development.

Our presence around the world