We are proud to announce that we have selected PFERD, as our Engineering Company of the Month.
PFERD is the leading brand for the development, production, consulting and sale of tool solutions for surface treatment and cutting of materials. PFERD tools offer a maximum benefit at the best possible price with an unlimited commitment to premium quality and reliability as a supplier. The company’s responsible use of resources makes them a predictable and environmentally conscious partner worldwide.
As a main supplier of abrasive products to the engineering market, the aerospace and automotive industries worldwide, PFERD offers solutions to improve performance and speed to end users who struggle with difficult applications.
The company was established in 1799 by Johan Caspar in Ennepetal-Altenvörde, Germany. Consolidated in its 200-year-old tradition, PFERD operates as an independent, internationally orientated family company. The headquarter is based in Marienheide, Germany with various locations across 26 countries worldwide. It also has eight manufacturing facilities in Germany, Spain, South Africa, China, Russia and the US.
Some of the manufacturing industries that PFERD supply include aerospace, oil and gas, decommissioning, automotive, nuclear, shipyards, pipeline construction, mechanical engineering, as well as apparatus and container construction. Its products help with the reduction of vibration, noise and dust, helping to improve ergonomic factors.
“PFERD always offer additional value. The optimisation of work processes through the use of powerful premium tools and tool drives has a positive effect on the cost-effectiveness of our operations. In the long term, to be cost-effective is to be sustainable. PFERD tools offer measurable added value,” stated Gary Pacitti, General Manager of PFERD UK Ltd. Denby Dale.
Ergonomics is an important aspect of occupational health, and PFERD feel particularly obliged to actively contribute to the health and well-being of its users. PFERDVALUE offers additional ergonomic values and solutions to efficiency issues and is part of the family company since 2012. “The aim is to organise working conditions in such a way as to increase the users’ comfort and not to impair their health. As a manufacturer of hand-held tools, we feel especially obliged to contribute towards a safer, working environment for tool users. That is why people are at the focus of all our processes, from research and development right through to mass production,” explained Gary.
PFERD offer innovative, high-performance tool solutions and tool drives with outstanding value and manufactured to achieve perfect results saving the user time and money. PFERD will continue to build strength within its R&D department by working on new products to help the industry move forward and improve. “It is our ambition to remain one of the world’s leading brands in the field of cutting and grinding,” said Gary.
It’s evident that PFERD’s innovative tool solutions are of the highest quality, as no other company offers products of the same value. With its high customer focus, and emphasis on workers welfare, PFERD will continue to go from strength to strength.