ABOUT US

THE FIRM

 

Alpen, funded in 1964, is the fruit of the will and entrepreneurial vision of the Gianola brothers, skilled and experienced craftsmen specialized in the production of scissors and manicure items.

The company is located in Premana, a small village in the mountains of Lombardy, which is world famous for its century old, high quality, production of scissors and blades. This manufacturing tradition is continued in our times thanks to the experience and know-how accumulated and passed on, through several generations of skilled craftsmen.

The founder’s drive to create products of very high quality was rewarded very quickly by a rapidly expanding customer base on the italian market; the Gianola brothers continued to higher their quality standards and optimized production cycles that encompass a great deal of handwork paired with the use of high-tech machineries, with the goal to obtain products that are prefect in every detail.

The perfect mix of craftmanship and technology has allowed Alpen to attain quickly a solid reputation on the international markets, where customers appreciate the high quality of the products that substantiate itself in the careful selection of the best materials that through the workmanship of skilled craftsmen are turned into high quality and precious products.

In its second generation, with Mauro and Pietro Gianola, Alpen has broaden its range to more than 500 items, among which are scissors, manicure and pedicure sets, nail files, and tweezers. Every item is manufactured with the same passion and care for quality that characterize the company since its foundation. The goal is to offer its customers italian products that feature quality and durability as key assets.

COMPANY HISTORY

1964

Alpen is founded in the famous scissors and cutlery making village of Premana

’70

Alpen increases its sales on the italian market with its scissors and manicure items

’80-’90

Alpen expand its customer base on the international market

Today

Alpen manufactures more than 500 items that are sold all over the world.

OUR SALE REACH

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EUROPE

  • Italy
  • Austria
  • France
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Poland
  • Russia
  • Switzerland
  • Ukraine

 

WORLD

  • Canada
  • U.S.A.
  • South Africa

A WELL STARTED JOB....

The raw scissors
are ready to undergo the different production steps

A HOLE....IN THE STEEL

The drilling of the hole
where we insert the screw
that holds the scissors' blades united
is a crucial step in order to attain
a good quality product.

THE PERFECT GRIP


Alpen's scissors are concieved
and designed for comfortable everyday use;
that's why the processes of the creation
of the handles are carried out by skilled
and experienced craftsmen to guarantee
the highest performance and comfort.

SMART TECHNOLOGY

A perfect quality
obitained thanks to the
most modern machineries paired
with the skills and experience
of Alpen's top craftsmen

A MATTER OF SCREWS

Alpen pays attention even
to the tiniest details, such as the
threaded screw that allows to disasseble
the scissors for resharpening and
assemble them back together perfectly.

THE RIGHT CURVING

Every model of scissors
requires a specific curving to
ensure an extreme precision
in all kinds of cuttings.

SHARPENING OF THE SCISSORS

The sharpening
of the scissors
which is done manually is entrusted
to the skill and professionality of
our most experienced craftsmen.

PACKAGING

Alpen products are ready
to be sold all over the world

THE RIGHT TOOL
FOR EVERYONE'S NEEDS

Alpen carries different products
to satisfy the enthusiastic's
and the professional's needs.