Founded in 1941 in Schaan, Lichtenstein, Hilti is a family owned company with a long and proud tradition of providing system solutions for the construction industry, and as a world leader in fastening and demolition technology. For over 75 years, the company focuses on creating enthusiastic customers and building a better future.
Hilti provides a number of products and services aimed at construction professionals in the following sectors:
- Measuring and aligning
- Drilling and demolition
- Cutting and grinding
- Fastenings and installation
- Firestop and insulation
Hilti services include:
- Tool fleet management
- Tool service
- Training and instruction
- Technical advice
- Comprehensive online services
In addition, Hilti provides a number of software solutions, including:
- Calculation software for fastening
- Building information modelling and plant design
- Asset management
- Firestop documentation
- Software for measuring systems
The company’s direct sales approach allows 75% of all employees to be in direct contact with the customer. This allowed the organization to reach an estimated 250 000 customer contact a day and one million buying customers a year.
With its head office in Schaan, Hilti has approximately 27 000 employees in more than 120 countries and production locations in
Europe, North America and Asia.
In addition to products and services, the company focuses on important collaborations such as partnering with leading international universities and external research and development (R&D) partners.
Approximately 6% of all Hilti sales are spent on R&D, with the company developing an average of 60 new products yearly and holding more than 2 000 active patent families.
Hilti’s strategy of sustainable value creation through leadership and differention has made the company a market leader in its field.