Press Release | Wiha Tools
MONTICELLO, MN – August 3, 2023
Willi Hahn Corporation USA dba Wiha Tools, a leading provider of premium hand tools and solutions, is proud to announce that they have been awarded the esteemed Partners in Performance Award by Grainger, a renowned distributor of industrial supplies and equipment. This prestigious recognition highlights Wiha Tools’ commitment to excellence, innovation, quality, and outstanding service in the industry.
Grainger's Partners in Performance Award is a testament to Wiha Tools' dedication to providing top-quality products and exceptional customer experiences. This accomplishment is bestowed upon a select group of suppliers who consistently deliver exceptional performance in key areas such as product quality, on-time shipping, responsiveness, and collaboration. Less than 1% of Grainger’s 4,000 suppliers receive this reputable accolade.
“Wiha is proud to be recognized as a Grainger 2022 ‘Partner in Performance. The collaboration between our two companies mitigated the challenges created by Covid-19. Our approach to prioritizing the end user, as well as dedication to servicing the customer, proved to be a winning formula for Grainger and Wiha.” said Mihran Egavian, Wiha Americas Vice President of Sales.
“The Grainger PIP awards celebrate our suppliers who exceed the performance standards necessary to meet customer expectations and remain competitive in an ever-changing world. You are among an elite group of strategic supplier recipients, and as a high performer in 2022, you played an important role in helping Grainger fulfill its purpose to keep the world working.” said Matt Fortin, Group Vice President.
About Wiha Tools: Founded in 1939, Wiha is a leading global manufacturer of hand tools and solutions for professional tradespeople and industrial markets. Currently, over 1,400 Wiha employees manufacture and market award-winning Wiha premium tools. A host of awards underline that Wiha has set the standard in functionality, design, and quality.
The family-owned company is recognized as a TOP 100 most innovative medium-sized German enterprise and received the Manufacturing Excellence Award (MX Award) as the best German SME (Small Medium Enterprise). Wiha's innovative approach offers added value and user benefits in terms of increased efficiency and functionality in everyday work.
Willi Hahn Corporation USA dba Wiha Tools is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wiha Werkzeuge Gmbh Schonach, Germany. Wiha Tools is the largest Wiha subsidiary, offering over 4,000 products from our Monticello, Minnesota-based North American Headquarters. Wiha USA services North, Central, and South America. With over 80 years of manufacturing experience, Wiha has become a world leader in producing premium quality German hand tools focusing on application-driven design engineered specifically for professional tradespeople.
About Grainger: W.W. Grainger, Inc. is a leading broad-line distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan, and the United Kingdom. Grainger achieves its purpose, We Keep the World Working®, by serving more than 4.5 million customers worldwide with innovative technology and deep customer relationships. The company operates two business models. In the High-Touch Solutions segment, Grainger offers more than 2 million maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) products and several services, such as technical support and inventory management. In the Endless Assortment segment, Zoro.com offers customers access to more than 11 million items, and MonotaRO.com provides more than 20 million items.
Wiha Tools USA
Willi Hahn Corporation
1348 Dundas Circle
Monticello, MN 55362