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  • 1776

    In 1776, Johannes Giesser laid the foundation for GIESSER and started the manual production of knives and other cutting tools.

  • 1865

    Opening and commercial registration of a specialist shop for steel products, including on-site production facilities. After 1934: production of fixed-blade hand knives.

  • 1934

    Production of hand knives. The company split into the Alfred Giesser Messerfabrik, which produced machine blades, and the Johannes Giesser Messerfabrik. In 1936, Giesser and Böhler Edelstahl jointly develop stainless blade steel.

  • 1961

    The Johannes Giesser Messerfabrik celebrated the opening of its first expansion building.

  • 1981

    The first vacuum hardening plant caused a rapid improvement in product quality. It considerably increased the cutting-edge retention of the knives.

  • 2000

    GIESSER continued to expand and optimise its product catalogue, offering the right tool for any cut.

  • 2016

    The company moved to its new, high-tech building in Winnenden-Hertmannsweiler.

  • 2018

    The old Winnenden factory was transformed into a ‘PremiumCut manufactory’.


Johannes Giesser Messerfabrik GmbH
Johannes-Giesser-Straße 1 | 71364 Winnenden

Telefon:   07195/1808-0
Telefax:   07195/64466
E-Mail:    info@giesser.de
Web:       www.giesser.de