Since the foundation of KNIPEX in 1882, KNIPEX has developed from a small pliers forge to a globally successful company. In addition, other well-known companies were joined over the years. Together they form the KNIPEX group.
KNIPEX is the leading manufacturer of pliers for professional users around the world and has been an independent family company for over 138 years. 1,500 employees in Wuppertal develop and manufacture solutions for effective, easy and safe work.
KNIPEX has several subsidiaries across the global including its North American branch, KNIPEX Tools LP located in Buffalo Grove, IL. To contact the KNIPEX Tools North America, click here.
"Always a good connection" – this is the motto at RENNSTEIG, where professional hand tools have been produced since 1959. The company is one of the world's leading manufacturer of tools for cable processing technology, for processing turned contacts for aluminum and copper cables, as well as fiber optic cables. The Thuringian company is also the leading European manufacturer of striking and chiseling tools. RENNSTEIG has been part of the KNIPEX group since 1991.
Rennsteig Werkzeuge GmbH
An der Koppel 1
Tel .: +49 (0) 36847 / 441-0
Fax: +49 (0) 36847 / 441-14
OrbisWill in Ahaus / Münsterland is Europe's leading manufacturer of quality pliers for the own brands of dealers and manufacturers. Many well-known partners around the world offer pliers from OrbisWill as an important part of the overall range of their brand. OrbisWill is also the KNIPEX Group's center of excellence for the manufacture of plastic parts, especially grip covers for pliers.
Orbis Will GmbH + Co. KG
Tel .: +49 (0) 2561 424-0
Fax: +49 (0) 2561 424-24
The LMIS AG, with its headquarters in Osnabrück, is an IT and software company that has been developing future-oriented and scalable IT solutions for industrial and service companies since 2000. It covers all business areas and processes that companies need for their operational business in order to successfully master the transformation to a digital company.
The majority of LMIS AG has been part of the KNIPEX group since 2017.
Tel. +49 (0) 541 | 200 690 - 0
Fax. +49 (0) 541 | 200 690-499