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Wiha is winner of the iF DESIGN AWARD 2022

Wiha is winner of this year’s iF DESIGN AWARD, the world-renowned design prize. The winning product, the Wiha Pliers Wrench Family, won in the discipline “Product”, in the “Industry/Tools”. Each year, the world’s oldest independent design organization, Hannover-based iF International Forum Design GmbH, organizes the iF DESIGN AWARD.
Multitool fastening tools are very popular among professionals, especially for mobile assignments as they allow them to carry only one tool instead of several individual screwdrivers. Hand tool manufacturer Wiha is now expanding its product range with the new PocketMax® screwdrivers with bit depot in the electric and magnetic versions. With their compact small size and light weight, the new everyday helpers fit into every shirt or trouser pocket and can be flexibly used for many fastening and application situations. If something needs fastening while you are high on a ladder, all you have to do is simply reach into your shirt or trouser pocket.
Schonach – Excellence in innovation: The tool manufacturer Wiha Werkzeuge GmbH from Schonach, Germany, has once again been recognized for its innovative power at the 29th round of the TOP 100 competition. As a result, Wiha received the TOP 100 seal 2022. This award is only granted to particularly innovative SMEs . On 24 June, the hand tool manufacturer will additionally personally be honoured for this accomplishment by the patron of the competition, science journalist Ranga Yogeshwar.
Jährlich wird nur zweimal die Auszeichnung des Ergonomie-Kompetenz-Netzwerks (ECN) verliehen. In der Kategorie "Handgeführte Produkte" ging in diesem Jahr die Trophäe an den Handwerkzeughersteller Wiha Werkzeuge und sein Produkt "E-Schraubendreher speedE® II electric". Die Preisverleihung fand Ende September im Dornier Museum in Friedrichshafen statt.
Wiha now offers another alternative to the classical tool bags and cases for basic equipment – the new tool backpack sets L with variations for electrical or mechanical applications.
In addition to the special qualification of the staff, another factor has top priority when working on electric and hybrid vehicles – the correct choice of insulated certified tools. Automotive repair workshops often have to acquire completely new equipment for this purpose and think carefully about what is required. Hand tool manufacturer and tool set provider Wiha offers them the right solutions: With the XL tool case and the eMobility workshop trolley, users can now always have the right tool at their disposal during maintenance and repair assignments. Similarly, the tool case solution can also be used on the go for the installation of charging stations. In addition to their comprehensive contents, both tool sets offer further advantages in terms of safety, efficiency, and flexibility.
Wiha is presenting its wide range of tool systems, tool ranges and transport solutions under the theme of Showtime. The stage belongs to the so-called Five Star Systems – 16 selected sets or systems that assist users in different ways in their daily work. They include a number of innovations in the area of mechanical tools along with tried and tested and recent solutions in the electric and e-mobility sector. Users from various sectors can conveniently choose customized solutions from the Five Star Systems for their application and focal areas.
Always up-to-date, no expiry date, easy to use app and always at hand on the go – the new digital catalogue from Wiha is now online. The new Wiha app offers access to the entire product range from the hand tool manufacturer, giving customers an intuitive and smart browsing experience.
"In case you didn’t know, of all forests in the world only one is truly magical. It is the Black Forest." This is how the story of Wiha begins, which introduces the youngest to the world of ecology, safety and DIY.
Every craftsman on Instagram knows him: Bruno Friedmann alias @nample. As a craftsman, he shows tools for the SHK, electrical trade and beyond.
With an invitation to the Mars mission, Wiha is launching its new XXL III electric tool case, and in the market launch campaign has stated that it will enable the company to set out to completely new worlds. The planet, known for its hilly landscapes, mountains, volcanoes and difficult environment, serves as a setting for showcasing the special tool case concept. This makes it easy and convenient for users to take the new "mobile workshop on wheels" with them - no matter how challenging the terrain or construction site may be. With its very robust, multifunctional concept and tailored content, the latest generation of tool cases offers multiple advantages with regard to functionality, ergonomics, efficiency and safety for everyday professional use.
Since June 2020, hand tool manufacturer Wiha has been offering the 34-piece Tool Case Basic Set L electric with essential equipment as a special offer until the end of the year in specialist shops. The compact case set is designed both for prospective electricians starting out on their careers and for professional craftsmen in various fields with a basic need for professional tools for electrotechnical applications.
After being thwarted by the coronavirus in 2020, International Hardware Fair Cologne will resume its annual event from 21 to 24 February 2021 and hand tool manufacturer Wiha will be amongst the exhibitors. Providing that developments surrounding COVID-19 permit and the trade fair will open its doors, Wiha will be presenting product highlights from this year and next, alongside integral concepts and modular display solutions. The manufacturer promises an exciting trade fair programme that will definitely be worth the wait.
Quick and contactless voltage detection with the latest product by Wiha
Wiha has won this year's iF DESIGN AWARD and thus joins the list of companies distinguished by the world-renowned design label. Its winning product was the slimVario® electric tool set and practical bag in the Product discipline in the Industry/Tools category. The coveted design award is granted once a year by the oldest independent design institution in the world, the iF International Forum Design GmbH in Hannover.
Wiha the hand tool manufacturer is now launching its new speedE® II electric e-screwdriver. Faster, stronger and more versatile in design, the new generation of the electric screwdriver now promises even more application advantages. The Wiha speedE® II has two material protection levels of 0.4 Nm and 1 Nm, which open up a new range of applications. With its voltage-proof slimBit interchangeable system (up to 1,000 V AC), this 'Made in Germany' innovation offers users maximum safety, flexibility and freedom of choice in everyday professional life.
On 1 March, Wiha will not only be presenting its latest hand tool inventions and developments but also its expanded assortment and accessory concepts. Modular display and wall solutions with the very latest design and functional features are also part of the 2020 programme.
Den tyske håndværktøjsproducent Wiha lancerer nu en ny 1000V E-skruetrækker speedE® II electric. Den nye 2. generation af den elektriske skruetrækker er både hurtigere, stærkere og mere fleksibel i designet og giver brugeren endnu flere fordele. Wiha speedE® II har nu fået to materialebeskyttelsestrin på 0,4 Nm og 1 Nm, hvilket giver mange flere anvendelsesmuligheder og takket være slimBit-skiftesystemet (op til 1.000 V AC) giver nyheden brugerne maksimal sikkerhed, fleksibilitet og beslutningsfrihed i deres daglige arbejde.
No more surprises after calibration – a decisive advantage for professionals who regularly work with Wiha torque screwdrivers and use the Wiha Torque QuickCheck, the German Design Award Winner 2020. The German Design Award is one of the world's most respected design competitions and imposes exacting standards when it comes to selecting its award winners. This year's winner from Wiha outperformed the competition due to its design quality and was selected as the winner in its Excellent Product Design - Workshop and Tools category during a jury session lasting two days.
Hand tool manufacturer Wiha will be showcasing multiple new products on the six days of the Light + Building trade fair in Frankfurt between 8 and 13 March. The main focus will be on unique, user-oriented hand tool solutions, ranges and concepts for the electrician's trade. Wiha will reveal a significant increase in efficiency and more comfort in everyday professional life wherever its innovations are used. They will also protect health and ensure maximum safety. Guaranteed.
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