Innovational strength and inventiveness have always been part of the "MARTOR-DNA". Therefore you can rely on us to continue setting further milestones in the future, in particular our knife innovations and new products, which will contribute to greater efficiency and safety in the workplace.


Company founded by E. Helmut Beermann.


PROFI: the world’s first TÜV-certified safety knife – the international breakthrough for the Solingen knife manufacturer.


MARTOR becomes a family business. Together with the company founder, Gudula Polei (nee Beermann) and Emil Polei now head the firm as managing partners.


MARTOR continues to grow with the establishment of the French subsidiary, MARTOR SARL.


MARTOR presents the innovative OPTISAFE with fully automatic blade retraction, which provides a very high protection against cuts.


The company receives DIN EN ISO 9001:2000 quality management certification.


New series of cutting tools especially for the food industry: MARTOR safety knife made of metal detectable plastic.


The third generation takes over: Sonja Hendricks (née Polei) and Jan Hendricks enter the Solingen knife manufacturer as managing partners.


Our first squeeze-grip knife with fully automatic blade retraction, the MARTEGO, comes to the market.


MARTOR delivers products from Solingen to more than 70 countries around the world.


MARTOR presents its new brand appearance at the trade fair A+A in Duesseldorf.


At the FachPack trade show in Nuremberg MARTOR present two innovative safety knives for safer cutting: SECUNORM 380 and SECUNORM 590.


The premium squeeze-grip knife SECUPRO 625  celebrates its world premiere at the A+A.


MARTOR launches the successor to the legendary SECUNORM PROFI: The new safety knife SECUNORM 500.