In 1851 the company is founded as Ferd with a schmetz needle factory in Herzogenrath near Aachen / Germany.
Ever since that year the name Schmetz has become a family and brand name. Schmetz manufacture high quality needles for all kinds of textile and non-textile joining processes.
Today, after more than 160 years, the family enterprise as well as the brand have established in the most important sewing and textile manufacturing centres worldwide. For designers, producers, fashion ateliers and hobby sewers Schmetz is a guarantor for best possible sewing results. Through creativity, continuity and dedication the Schmetz Group has developed into an internationally leading supplier for the textile chain.
The Schmetz product and service range represents a comprehensive offer for fashion studios and the hobby sector. Highest demands on materials, production techniques and product quality combined with the aim to develop tailor-made solutions for even the most specific applications are the guiding principles of Schmetz.
More than 160 years of experience have taught Schmetz to service our customers with knowledge and dedication.