Petzl is a family business, founded in 1970 by Fernand Petzl, passionate about caving since 1930, as well as an inventive craftsman, who began by materializing the necessary tools to facilitate the practice of caving. Petzl ends up focusing on innovation and optimization to make vertical environments safer and more comfortable, making the inaccessible increasingly accessible. Petzl is the largest European manufacturer of personal protective equipment, covering the sports, professional and industrial fields, within the framework of verticality and darkness. It tries to continuously create tools that allow you to push the limits, with ever higher performance, more reliable, ergonomic, comfortable, and discreet. Petzl products base their design and manufacture on simplicity, resistance and efficiency. The design center for Petzl products is located in France, and the production plants in France and Malaysia. It has suppliers in Europe and Asia. Petzl tries to optimize production and reduce, reuse and recycle waste. It is a company committed to the environment, which tries to reduce the impact of its activities and products.