Knautz GmbH & Co. KG: 40 years of experience in welding


More than 40 years of experience in processing stainless steel 

Reiner Knautz Industrievertretung

1963Reiner Knautz Industrievertretung has been founded.

The company engaged in construction as well as distribution of TIG-welding machines and devices for Messrs. Hugo Everwand (today Everwand & Fell Löttechnik GmbH) located in Solingen.


In order to flexibly allow for customers inquiries regarding complete solutions (prior and after the welding process) there has been founded additionally in 1989  the KNAUTZ-ANLAGEN-VERTRIEBS-GMBH. This company has been responsible for selling tools and machines. 

BS-Engineering GmbH

Until end of 1994 turnkey industrial facilities for flatware und cutlery have been supplied by BS-ENGINEERING GMBH  - a consortium of 6 companies located in Solingen, some of them are active in the field of flatware and cutlery production since more than 100 years!

Beginning of 1995 the "BS" has been closed down and their activities have been taken over by KNAUTZ in cooperation with some of the former partners.


Due to the more and more increasing interference of interests these firms consolidated in 1996 to KNAUTZ GMBH & Co. KG