Company profile

For 50 years now, Penkert GmbH has been one of the leading manufacturers of high-quality occupational safety products in Germany.

In addition to the production of body protection articles with a focus on EN standard-compliant protective gloves, the company offers protective jackets for moving machine parts with a focus on bellows and loading hoses.


As a reliable partner for your security, we develop with the most modern
Technology practical solutions for a wide range of applications. Our
Professional competence, flexibility and trustworthiness are the factors that create a basis for a good partnership.

The most important stations on our way:

  • 1967 Foundation of the company by Mr. August Penkert
  • 1983 Move to a newly built company site Xantener Str. 12
  • 1988 Dipl.-Kfm. Bernhard Penkert joins the company
  • 1989 Founding member of the Bundesverband Handschutz e.V.
  • 2007 We celebrate 40 years of company anniversary
  • 2009 Implementation of a new digital corporate identity
  • 2010 Digitalization of the complete range of products and services
  • 2012 We celebrate our 45th company anniversary
  • 2014 We mourn the deceased company founder August Penkert
  • 2015 Independent corporate identity of the machine protection division
  • 2017 We celebrate our 50th company anniversary