KNIPEX is worldwide known as a manufacturer of pliers for industry and professional users. As an independent family-owned business with headquarters based in Wuppertal, Germany, the company has held on tightly to its own great tradition for already four generations. The successful path of the company started in 1882 and KNIPEX was able to reach and maintain a position as a worldwide leading manufacturer in the field of pliers by embracing their traditions and openness to new markets. With a product range of around 1,000 different pliers KNIPEX wants to offer high quality, reliable and long lasting hand tools for professional users in all sectors. Providing the exactly right tools for every application – always in the suitable design and size – is the aim. Continuous feedback from professionals and great efforts in research and development have lead KNIPEX to achieve and maintain this excellence in quality throughout the whole product range.