Company profile

Häfele, an international company providing hardware and fitting systems and electronic locking systems, has a long and rich history that began in 1923. Today customers from 150 countries rely on Häfele's expertise and performance.

All people in the world have something in common: they live. Very individual, very different and as diverse as people are. We're here to help.

Core competency. Furniture fittings

  • Worldwide unique product range comprising 154,000 items.
  • The product range is constantly updated according to new requirements.
  • Our claim: „German Quality” Perfection.
  • „The Complete Häfele" – the reference tool for hardware technology.
    Weltweit in 24 Sprachen. Tagesaktuell im Internet und als App.

Core competency. Architectural hardware

Häfele Worldwide

  • International expertise, local presence.
  • 37 subsidiaries.
  • 11 foreign sales offices.
  • More than 7,600 employees worldwide.
  • Häfele Engineering and purchasing company in China.

Innovative spirit – the root  of the company.

„Right from the beginning we have asked ourselves what our customers will need tomorrow; and how society and markets will change. This is the origin of our innovations." (Sibylle Thierer)

  • On-going analysis of global market trends (example: reduced living space in urban environments).
  • On-going analysis of social and economic trends.

Functionality. More life per m2.

  • Origin: Megatrend of reduced living space in urban environments / reduced living space that at the same time is more expensive. 
  • Solution: Development of fittings for multi-functional furniture with added value.



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Management of the Häfele Group

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Häfele Management

Häfele Own House

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Häfele brand products

How it all began

Over the past 95 years, the German family-owned company has developed from a local hardware store to a globally operating company.

The Häfele Story
Teaser Häfele History

"To us, being closer to our customers means being one step ahead. This has been our thinking for more than 90 years."

Sibylle Thierer, Managing Director