Why TKM?
Continual development and clear prospects for the future.

With headquarters in Remscheid, Germany, the TKM Group began in 1908 as one of the first pioneers in the production of industrial knives. Today, TKM is one of the oldest operating knife factories in Germany’s Bergisch Region, distinguished by its tool manufacture, and has developed into and established itself as the world’s leading producer and supplier for practically all industrial sectors.

Managing Partner and Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Meyer has been heading the company since 1993. The Group’s share in exports – also an indicator of international competitiveness – lies at a noteworthy 75% for round and long machine knives.

The Group maintains specialized production sites at Remscheid, Geringswalde and Bargteheide in Germany plus two plants each in Austria and Finland. The production and sales sites in Asia (Shanghai and Malaysia) offer their products specifically to the Asian market. The TKM Group has its own German-trained employees pass on their expertise in this vast region marked by growth that is far above-average.

Besides the 8 production sites, sales and service outlets in the USA (Cincinnati), Canada (St. Alphonse de Granby), France (Bondues) and the Netherlands (Capelle a/d IJssel), numerous representatives broaden the Group’s worldwide presence in the most important markets.