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The world's first power tool was invented by C. & E. Fein GmbH. Wilhelm Emil Fein founded the company in 1867. In 1895, FEIN invented the electric hand drill, the first-ever power tool. Today this long-standing company is a world-renowned power tool manufacturer with 900 employees, 530 of whom work in Germany. The German manufacturer of premium products develops and produces application solutions for the metal working, interior and automotive sectors and is a specialist for professional and extremely reliable power tools for industry and manual trades. FEIN holds more than 800 active industrial property rights, including around 500 patents and patent applications. FEIN markets its products through 20 international subsidiaries and more than 50 representations around the globe. For over 150 years, FEIN has been synonymous with application solutions and premium quality.

Brand positioning

FEIN is the specialist for professional and extremely reliable power tools and special application solutions in the metal, interior and automotive sectors. As the inventor of the electric hand drilling machine, FEIN has been developing innovative and unbeatably efficient solutions for everyday use by industry and manual trades for 150 years.

The FEIN core brand values

A brand is more than a name and a logo. A brand represents particular values. Values which have shaped the way the brand has developed and make it successful. And which anyone working with the FEIN brand will encounter time and again in their daily work because the FEIN brand values embody what we promise our customers. They determine our communication - from product development and advertising to the sales meeting.

FEIN figures
Founding 1867

Patents and property rights
800 active property rights, including 500 patents and patent applications.

The company employs around 900 people worldwide. Around 530 of these work for FEIN Germany, including 25 trainees.
FEIN facts
Schw?bisch Gmünd-Bargau

FEIN has been even more effective since July 2007, when all parts of the company came together at the new company headquarters in Bargau.
  • Concentration at one location
  • Concentrating expertise under one roof
  • Close contact for even better collaboration
  • Presentation / training in the core applications
FEIN is committed to its German roots – our 15,000 m2 production site in Bargau delivers "Made in Germany" quality.
  • Motor production
  • Injection moulding and machining plastic parts
  • Mechanical production
  • Installation
  • Production warehouse