Knipex was named the “Best Hand Tool Supplier” by German tool distributors for the third consecutive year.

The survey, conducted by the ZHH Industrial Distributors Association, ranked international hand tool manufacturers on five different criteria related to customer performance.

Knipex said it scored the highest total average for the five areas and also received the highest marks in regards to product innovation.

“We are delighted to receive this recognition from our customers,” said Ralf Putsch, CEO of Knipex-Werk. “This further encourages us to find ways to improve our performance and service to our customer base. We continue to focus our time and energy on product innovation and offering pliers of the highest quality.”