Leading manufacturer of personal protection items especially known for its mooring and climbing elements: ropes, harnesses, as well as headlamps.
PETZL offers a wide catalog in terms of harnesses, safety helmets, mooring elements and energy absorbers, sliding fall arrestors, connectors and carabiners, descenders, blockers, pulleys, anchors, climbing ropes, bags and accessories, in addition to the recognized PETZL headlamps.
The goal of PETZL is to offer the best solutions for rescue. Daily, rescuers must adapt to different situations. Petzl has always worked with them to propose innovative, versatile and high-performance solutions to facilitate their operations.
The beginnings of the Petzl protection equipment began with the passion of its founder Fernand Petzl for the sport of caving, a passion at the service of which he knew how to put his craft skills. A savoir-faire was born for the design and execution of solutions to ascend, descend, ensure and progress in the dark. In 1970, the first products of the "Fernand Petzl" brand were manufactured in a workshop in Saint-Nazaire-Les Eymes (Isère, France). Since then, the Petzl company, created in 1975, has managed to grow and become an international group, while retaining its family dimension and the passion that encouraged Fernand Petzl.
In Petzl, making a solution available to the user implies first talking with him to understand his needs and the elements he needs at different stages of his projects: technical advice, training, tools and equipment. It also consists, by innovating, in allowing you to imagine other accomplishments.
The Petzl R&D department, located in Crolles (France), integrates all trades related to product design: mechanics, textiles, electronics, optics and computers. From the design and prototype phases, the reliability of the product and the safety of the user are permanently evaluated giving important attention to the risks of use.
In Crolles, Petzl has laboratories dedicated to the testing of vertical world products and flashlights. These tests, which are usually more demanding than the required standards, allow validating the reliability of the products and the safety of the user: dynamic fall tests, resistance to shocks, fatigue tests, yields, quality of light beams and autonomy of The flashlights They are completed with field tests on aspects of ergonomics and reliability.
Manufacture and control
Petzl production factories are in France: Crolles, Eybens and Rotherens; and also in Malaysia: Rawang. This device is completed with a long-term collaboration strategy with key suppliers in Europe and Asia. Our purchasing and quality teams work closely with these suppliers to ensure a level of reliability and product quality, in accordance with our requirements. As for production, quality control is present along the assembly lines: self-control of operations by production machines, human controls at key points, reinforced by anti-terror systems, individual final control of each product.
Petzl distributes its products in more than fifty countries through a distribution network and subsidiaries in the United States, Germany, Spain, Italy.
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