About Wiha Tools USA

1939
GmbH & Co. KG established in Wuppertal, Germany by original founder Willi Hahn
1943
The company relocated to Schonach, Germany to escape the war
1947
Screwdriver production starts
1966
New production plant acquired in nearby Mönchweiler, Germany
1976
Wilfried Hahn takes over executive management, the 2nd generation of the Hahn family to lead the company
1985
Wiha USA founded as the first international subsidiary
1988
Wiha creates the first modern precision screwdriver design with spinning cap, sets industry standard
1986 - 2006
Wiha expands globally with locations in France, Spain, Poland, China, UK, Singapore, and the Nordic region, also acquired Kunststoffwerk AG Buchs, Switzerland
1992
Wiha USA breaks new ground for new North American distribution center in Monticello, Minnesota
1996
Wiha USA launches first e-commerce website
2006 - 2010
Further strategic expansion with the addition of Wiha Nordic, Vietnam, Thailand, India, Canada & Asia Pacific
2011
Wilhelm Hahn is the 3rd generation to join the executive management
2014
A new segment-oriented direction in strategy to focus market development on defined user segments
2015
Wiha electrician cases become pioneers in the new Wiha competence systems
2016
Wiha Finland established, Wiha is the first hand tool manufacturer to receive the AGR seal
2017
The new bit concept extends the expertise and concept approach within the Wiha range, Wiha extends its logistics and production sites in Germany, Poland, and Vietnam
2018
The world's first e-screwdriver speedE® from Wiha revolutionizes manual screwdriver use
2019
Wihat USA first appearance at SEMA Tradeshow, Las Vegas
2020
Wiha USA launches first Made in USA product - SoftFinish 11inOne, 6inOne, and Conduit Reamer Multi-Drivers
2021
Wiha USA launches first major national television advertisement for the SoftFinish 11inOne Multi-Driver; Nationwide in store availablity at Lowe's Home Centers