Petzl’s mission is to create innovative tools and services that allow men and women to progress, position, and protect themselves in vertical environments, as well as to light their way in the dark. We continually look for the best solutions for user needs in terms of performance, ergonomics, comfort, and reliability. The demands and the commitment of users are what guide our approach to supporting you in your pursuit of the inaccessible. We have stood by your side for over 40 years.
Since the development of the first rope ascenders and descenders, which laid the foundation for rope progression, Petzl has been at the forefront of change and the emergence of new techniques. Headlamp lighting, belaying, rescue, ice climbing, glacier travel... In these and other fields, Petzl's innovations have allowed equipment to evolve and practices to be reinvented. As proof of this dynamic activity, 700 patents have been registered since 1970.
Petzl's philosophy for design and production is also based on accelerating change, transforming, and innovating in order to provide sports enthusiasts and professionals with the quality products they demand. Testing tower, experimentation center, individual inspections, LEAN manufacturing process - Petzl was a pioneer in all of these innovations.
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