Accessories tools for powertools: Professional Association warns against monoculture and dependence

Independent accessory manufacturers see competitive disadvantages vis-à-vis large corporations

Thomas Glockseisen new Chairman of the Board of the FWI

The CEO of the tool manufacturer WEZAG GmbH & Co. KG was unanimously elected as the new chairman of the board at this year's FWI general meeting on June 15.

German tool industry with dampened growth expectations for 2021 – Unsafe market situation and supply chain problems remain

The Fachverband Werkzeugindustrie e.V. (FWI) expects only a moderate recovery in the economic situation in the traditional industry for the current financial year 2021.

Tool industry looks confidently at INTERNATIONAL EISENWARENMESSE KÖLN 2022

“In view of the current developments, the rejection of the hardware fair 2021 is strongly supported by our member companies, but at the same time very regrettable,”…

Tool industry on a recovery course – but uncertainty factors are increasing

After tool sales in 2019 rose slightly compared to the previous year by 2.1 percent to approx. EUR 5 billion, the impact of the Corona pandemic also hit the German tool…

Tool industry calls for policy perspectives

According to a survey conducted by the German Tool Industry Association (FWI) at the end of April, the Business Climate Index has fallen by 75 points since the beginning…

Koelnmesse’s decision creates clarity for the entire industry

The Tool Industry Association (FWI) has noted with respect the decision to postpone this year’s International Hardware Fair. “In the light of recent developments,…