The Kludi family business was founded in 1926. What started out as a small company in beautiful Menden, developed in an ongoing process to become a business with an international outlook. Today, Kludi GmbH & Co. KG can call a total of seven productions sites, eleven sales subsidiaries and six sales offices their own. Kludi has a broad base not just because of its different locations but the variety of ranges satisfies all requirements.
Kludi is a leading supplyer of kitchen fittings but also of bathroom fittings,showers and hospital fittings.Kludi has made a name for itself with its brand partnerships and demonstrated further expertise where complete bathroom solution are concerned.
1926 Franz Scheffer establishes Scheffer Armaturen in Menden,Germany.
1965 His son Paul Scheffer continues to manage the company successfully. He acquires theKlusendick fittings factory, effectively laying the foundations for the KLUDI brand.
1980 A period of strong growth continues: new fittings plants in Hornstein (Austria) and Menden are the result.
1984 Internationalisation on the move: seven foreign sales organisations founded.
1993 Go east: another component plant is opened in Diósd, Hungary.
1996 Yet another eventful year: the internationally standard KLUDI brand is established; a training centre opens up in Menden; the next component plant is built in Opole, Poland; presence abroad is reinforced by three more sales organisations.
1997 Pioneer: KLUDI is one of the first German companies to join the EU’s Eco Audit Initiative.
1998 Ecological practice: packaging, printing ink, adhesive and shrink film materials earn the description of being environmentally friendly.
2001 Common features: all German Kludi companies change their name to GmbH & Co. KG and Franz Scheffer succeeds his father, Paul.
2003 Brandpartnership JOOP! and KLUDI.
2007 Esprit as brand partner: modular elements offer versatility and unique solutions according to lifestyle thanks to the exclusive cooperation.
Confidence in the future: a new factory with full-scale production in Ras al-Khaimah (United Arab Emirates) extends the Kludi family. It is the result of a joint venture.
2010 Kludi Group established it”s subsidiary in India to exclusively market and distribute Kludi, Kludi RAK, ESPIRIT and JOOP brands are under one roof.