• Häfele today
    • The reconstruction years
    • How it all began
    • How it all began
    • The reconstruction years
    • Häfele today

    Häfele is founded in Nagold Germany in 1923 as a speciality store for joinery needs.

    The early years

    The time following the second world war sees strong demand for fittings and hardware, and for joinery services.

    Reconstruction

    Häfele is an international company serving the foreign market through an extensive network of branch offices.

    Häfele today

    About Häfele

    Häfele, an international company providing hardware and fitting systems and electronic locking systems, has a long and rich history that began in 1923. Today customers from 150 countries rely on Häfele's expertise and performance.

    Careers at Häfele

    Häfele Canada offers rewarding careers. Join the Häfele family and grow personally and professionally

    Careers

    Häfele Canada

    Since 1983 Häfele Canada has been a recognized partner with the furniture industry, millworkers, architects and interior designers

    Häfele Canada
    Häfele Worldwide

    Häfele Worldwide

    We are a global partner with the furniture industry, offering quality products and services for over 90 years

    Häfele Worldwide
    News and Press

    Core Values

    Häfele customers demand exceptional quality, and we wouldn’t have it any other way.

    Core Values

    Häfele - company profile

    Over the last 90 years, the German family owned and operated company has grown from a local speciality store for joinery needs into a company with global operations. Now 37 subsidiaries and many additional dealerships belong to the Häfele Group. Management is currently in the hands of the family's third generation: Sibylle Thierer became chair of the Häfele Group in 2003.

    Facts and figures

    The Häfele Group's business figures have continued to develop positively in recent years despite a challenging economic environment. In the 2012 financial year the Häfele Group had revenue of over 1 billion Euros with exports accounting for a 76% share. Häfele has 6,200 employees around the world and serves more than 160,000 customers. These include customers from the furniture industry, dealers, joiners and cabinet makers, as well as architects, planners and builders.