Victorinox AG is a worldwide operating family business, which today is run in the fourth generation. The headquarter of the company is located in Ibach, canton Schwyz, in the heart of Switzerland. This is where the founder of the company Karl Elsener I set up his cutlery business back in 1884 and, a few years later, designed the legendary «Original Swiss Army Knife». Meanwhile, the company produces not only the world-famous pocket knives, but also high-quality household and professional knives, watches, travel gear and fragrances.
In 2005, the company took over Wenger SA in Delémont. The Wenger pocket knives were integrated into the Victorinox range in 2013, so that the Wenger product portfolio today consists of watches and travel gear. Products are available in own stores as well as a widespread network of own subsidiaries and distributors in more than 120 countries. In 2018, the company with its more than 2100 employees generated sales of CHF 480 million. Victorinox Bond Street opened up in 2008, as the first store outside of Switzerland, and provides a wide range of products including Swiss Army Knives, kitchen knives, watches, travel gear and fragrances.