WMF Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik AG: WMF – Life tastes great

Since being formed, Württembergische Metall­­­­­­­warenfabrik Aktiengesellschaft (WMF AG) has stood for high-quality and sophis­­ti­­­catedly designed products. Its range of pro­­­­­­­­d­ucts covers everything required from food preparation through cooking to enjoy­­ment – at home and in restaurants and hotels.

The brands owned by the wmf group include – besides WMF – alfi, Auerhahn, boehringer, Hepp, Kaiser, petra, Prin­cess, Schaerer and Silit. In Ger­­many, Aus­­tria and S­­wit­­­zer­­land, WMF has over 200 of its own branches and distribution sub­­­si­­diaries in eight Euro­­­­­­­­pean coun­­tries, the USA, Japan, Sin­ga­pore and China.

Taking into ac­­count the responsible use of resources, the wmf group manufactures cutlery, cooking pots, baking dishes, insu­­lating vessels, cutting and hotel items as well as professional coffee machines in its modern production facilities. Of the eight production plants, five are in Germany. World­wide the group employs some 6,000 people, including 4,200 in Germany.


  1. Address

    D-73309 Geislingen/Steige
    Telefon +49 (0) 7331 25-1
    Telefax +49 (0) 7331 453-87
  2. Gründungsjahr

    1853: Metal goods company “Straub & Schweizer” was formed
    1880: WMF founded as a public company
  3. Business Activity

    baking dishes, cutlery, small electrical goods, gift articles, hotel equipment, insulting vessels, coffee machines
    for the home and professional
    coffee machines for restaurants and hotels, cooking utensils, kitchen aids,
    professional/industrial cutlery