item – one principle, unlimited possibilities
item is the pioneer and a global market leader in building kit systems for industrial applications. We have been designing and marketing construction solutions for machinery, fixtures and plants since 1976. Today, the item product portfolio includes more than 3,000 high-quality components designed for use in machine bases, workbenches, automation solutions and lean production applications.
item was established in 1976 by two young and ambitious engineers, Gerrit Pies and Wolfgang Rixen. In the beginning, the startup company focused on designing, building and marketing specialist machinery. This highly specialized, cost-effective and high-performance machinery offered ingenious solutions for complex requirements.
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