The company Schmitt GmbH is a family-owned business that was established in 1980 - it was founded by Paul Schmitt. Since 1997 his son Norbert Schmitt has been working in the company and in 2001 he became a member of management. In 1999 the brand name Ergo-Schnitt was born - the result of a product development. Since then, the development of products for demanding users has continuously been worked towards. Ergo-Schnitt products are developed by testing them in the field. Work-safety and high demands on quality are two firmly established requirements for the development of new products. According to standards, the quality and practical viability of this is constantly tested and confirmed by relevant institutions.