Fiskars is one of the oldest consumer products companies in the world. The Company dates back to 1649, when a Dutch merchant was given a charter to establish a blast furnace and forging operation in the small village of Fiskars in the Western portion of Finland.
Today, Fiskars is a leading supplier of branded consumer goods. Business segments include the Americas, EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Asia), and Other (Inha Works and Real Estate). The associated company, Wärtsilä Corporation
, is also an important part of Fiskars Corporation. Fiskars employs some 4,500 people around the world.
US business areas consist of Garden, School, Office & Craft (SOC), and Gerber & Brunton Outdoor Recreation.
Garden: Fiskars is one of the world's leading brands of garden tools. For Fiskars the ultimate gardening experience means more than providing functional products; it gives green-fingered consumers high quality, ergonomic and easy-to-use garden tools that will inspire them to realize their own dream garden. In addition to Fiskars®, the Garden division brands are Sankey, Ebert, Leborgne, Werga, Zinck-Lysbro, and Wilkinson Sword.
School, Office & Craft: Fiskars is one of the leading providers of tools for schools, offices, and crafting. Alongside the Fiskars® brand, the category covers trademarks such as Heidi Grace Design, Cloud 9 Design and Gingher.
Gerber & Brunton Outdoor Recreation: This division offers high quality, innovative, and dependable tools for people with a passion for outdoor sports and leisure. The product range includes hunting, fishing, and camping equipment by Gerber Legendary Blades, which holds a strong position in the US market, and the products of Swedish Silva and its subsidiary Brunton.
More information on the corporate structure and the history of the company can be found at www.fiskars.com
, and www.gerbergear.com
Fiskars is an Equal Opportunity Employer.