The Hoffmann Group, based in Munich, Germany, recently expanded further into the international market by opening a subsidiary in the United States. Hoffmann Group USA officially opened in August 2016 and is now serving customers nationwide with full lines of hand and cutting tools including our own GARANT premium brand. Here’s a little background so you can get to know us better…
Charlie Slagle, a Knoxville, TN based businessman, was approached by Hoffmann Group Munich to open a subsidiary in hopes of bringing German quality tools to the US. Slagle agreed, and a few years after becoming a distributor, opened Hoffmann Group USA in Knoxville. Slagle brought with him over 20 years of tooling industry knowledge and built a skilled team to deliver Hoffmann’s German quality and standards to the US market.
The grand opening ceremony was held in Knoxville on August 11, 2016 and now a devoted inside and outside sales staff aids customers in creating efficiency and finding custom solutions for their production needs. We are bringing German quality and Hoffmann’s unique customer-centric business model to the US to provide improved productivity for our customer partners nationwide.
Hoffmann Group USA is bringing a World of Tools to the US market. Our catalog offers 62,000 quality tools from 500 of the world’s leading manufacturers including GARANT, our own premium brand. Hoffmann product lines include hand tools, cutting tools, workstations, and storage options. We are here to serve customers with German quality tools that will provide increased efficiency and productivity. This blog series will highlight our products and services and how we can help you with any tooling need.
We’re excited to be here and look forward to a great future in the US!