Victorinox SwissTool History
The 125 year history of Victorinox is characterised by perseverance and continual growth. Typical Swiss characteristics, that set the tone for the company’s development.
In 1884, the cutler and entrepreneur Karl Elsener opened a cutlers business in Ibach-Schwyz, which is in Central Switzerland. In the course of its 125 year history, it developed in to a global company.
Victorinox was founded at a time when Switzerland was still one of the poorer countries in Europe. Around 1880, many Swiss were unemployed and felt they had no option but to emigrate. In spite of these difficult economic conditions, the cutler Karl Elsener took the initiative nd laid the foundations for a thriving company ny opening his cutlers business.
The company founders pioneering spirit, honesty and deep roots in the region have accompanied the history of the Victorinox company over the last 125 years and live on in its philosophy and products.
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