Petzl (company)

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legal form Société par actions simplifiée
founding 1975
Seat Crolles , France
management Paul Petzl

Petzl is a French manufacturer of mountain sports equipment, equipment for height rescue and work at great heights as well as headlamps . The company was founded in 1975 by the speleologist Fernand Petzl , after the first products had already been marketed under the name of the company founder in 1968.

Petzl Tikka : LED headlamp with elastic band

Originally specialized in material for cave expeditions, the company now also manufactures a range of other equipment.

Petzl has been known in alpine sports in particular through its headlamps and through the development of safety devices such as the Grigri and abseiling and rescue devices such as the I'D S .

Petzl is a Société par actions simplifiée , the company headquarters is in Crolles near the city of Grenoble .

Web links

Commons : Petzl  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Company history at: