The ZWILLING J.A. HENCKELS Company

The history of the ZWILLING J.A. HENCKELS brand starts on
June 13, 1731 (under the Gemini star sign). It was on that day that knife-maker Peter Henckels from Solingen registered the "Twin" symbol as his trademark with the Cutlers´ Guild of Solingen. This symbol which is now well-known all over the world , is thus one of the oldest trademarks in the world.
Today´s name - ZWILLING J.A. HENCKELS - was given to the Company by a descendant of Peter Henckels, Johann Abraham Henckels.

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Today products by ZWILLING J.A. HENCKELS are recognized globally as the symbol for the highest possible quality and function.

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The facsimile of the entry into the Cutler's Guild of Solingen in 1731.