The story of Zwilling J.A. Henckels began in 1731, when Johann Peter Henckels registered the now famous "twin” symbol as his trademark with the Cutler's Guild in Solingen, Germany. Since then, the company has gained an international reputation for producing knives, shears, scissors, cookware, kitchen gadgets and beauty products of exceptional quality and craftsmanship. Blending centuries-old traditions with the latest innovations, Zwilling J.A. Henckels' range of products is standard equipment in professional and home kitchens around the world.