WENKO - Tradition and innovation as the basis for corporate success

Familienunternehmen Wenko
Philip Köllner, Hanns-Joachim Köllner und Niklas Köllner (v.li)

We have become one of the best known and most competent suppliers by continuously integrating new ideas into our collection. We continually strive to become a supplier that not only knows the market, but also decisively shapes it worldwide! Wenko has attained more than 320 patents and trademark rights in just the last two years alone. Our products can be found globally in all channels of distribution including well established mail-order companies, DIY stores, department stores, specialty stores and supermarkets. The Better Idea has no limits. Everyday life is the best incubator for the best ideas, and all 350 WENKO employees work worldwide with enthusiasm and creativity in line with that motto, in the hope of awakening your interest in the origination and development of our products.

The first ironing board cover in Germany

Today the vast WENKO range comprises about 5,400 products for the entire household. The main focus is placed on bathroom, kitchen, laundry and living. Together with trend scouts, inventors and designers, approximately 480 new products are developed each year – always following the motto “The Better Idea.” More than 320 patents and trademark rights over the last two years are proof of the innovative force that greatly influences many product areas.

WENKO - Bad, Küche, Wäsche, Wohnen
WENKO - Showroom in Hilden

Leadership Transition

In August 2002 and 2004, Hanns-Joachim Köllner’s sons Niklas and Philip Köllner entered the company as the third generation of family leadership. In April 2013 they were both appointed members of management - Niklas Köllner for the retail trade, and Philip Köllner for the mail-order business and E-Commerce. WENKO today belongs to the medium-sized companies in Germany that are considered to be particularly innovative and future-oriented. WENKO is positioned to continue to grow the brand around the world.

High consumer benefit and a fair price-performance ratio

Our goal is to position ourselves worldwide as a quality brand that stands for innovation and practical use. The WENKO family company has remained true to its philosophy to today despite rapid growth. Our products are characterized by a high level of consumer benefit and a fair price-performance ratio. Many of our innovative and patented product solutions make everyday life more pleasant and comfortable.