Solingen, the little city, is a tradition-rich silveware capital of the world. For already 700 years, iron and steelware, silverware and all kinds of cutting ware were produced here.
The traditional manufacturer and silverware factory was founded by Carl Mertens in Solingen in 1919. The family business is already in its 3rd generation today, led by Curt Mertens. The stainless steel products of the today's manufacturer and silver ware factory stand for high quality, modern and functional design and ecologic responsibility - "Made in Solingen".
The design of the Carl Mertens products follows a clear line: functionality, a simple style and a high, aesthetic demand.
The product portfolio of the company is classified in four competence areas: silverware, gourmet, bar and table. The products are designed in a cooperation with innovative designers out of the whole world. The design of the products was awarded - and Carl Mertens became one of the most famous and largest companies of the design oriented table culture.
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