Founded in 1799, our brand partner, PFERD began by making files for blacksmiths in Marienheide, Germany. Progressively PFERD has developed expertise in manufacturing a wide variety of quality abrasives and cutting tools. With ISO 9001 certification and two centuries of experience, PFERD has become a global presence in the marketplace. Their goal is to offer “single-source” solutions for hand finishing, grinding, cutting, and specialty applications. PFERD tools offer the user maximum benefit and optimum cost-effectiveness. Their unlimited commitment to premium quality, its reliability as a supplier and its responsible use of resources all make PFERD a dependable and reliable trading partner that operates with sustainability in mind.
In keeping with a tradition that dates back more than 200 years, PFERD operates as an independent, internationally oriented, family-owned company geared towards the long term. PFERD INC., the US subsidiary is located in Milwaukee, WI and houses the central distribution, brush manufacturing, and corporate headquarters. Today, more than 7,500 PFERD brand grinding, cutting and surface finishing tools are manufactured along with a complete range of power and maintenance brushes. PFERD is leading in the development, production and support, as well as in the distribution, of tool solutions for work on surfaces and material cutting. The PFERD brand name has become synonymous with outstanding premium-quality tools and abrasives.