Mr Hans Grohe founded the Hansgrohe company in 1901 in Schiltach, Black Forest, Germany and the original humble three-men business has now become a huge global success with 34 subsidiaries and 22 sales offices worldwide, making Hansgrohe one of the few global players in the bathroom fittings industry. The Hansgrohe company is well-known as a leader in innovation, design and quality in the global bathroom fittings industry. To date, the company has won more than 500 design awards, making us the most decorated manufacturer in the bathroom industry. In addition, we have also been recently ranked 10th in the iF design ranking for the highest design competence, where we are leading above other sanitary brands.
Under the Hansgrohe Group, we carry two brands - AXOR and hansgrohe.
AXOR is our luxury brand where we work with world-renowned leading architects, interior and product designers like Philippe Starck, Antonio Citterio, Phoenix Design, Jean-Marie Massaud, just to name a few, to create Designer Visions for the Bathroom. The AXOR Collections offer a great number of unique and sustainable solutions to create personalised bathrooms of the highest aesthetic and technological levels. Just recently, AXOR collaborated with famed London designers, Barber and Osgerby, to create AXOR One, which is a minimalist masterpiece which allows for the water volume, shower outlet and temperature control in a single shower control element.
hansgrohe is our premium brand of bathroom and kitchen fixtures, showers and shower systems. The hansgrohe brand stands for modern technologies, innovative design, and a superlative level of functional quality. This explains the success of hansgrohe as a market leader in the shower segment and as one of the leading manufacturers.