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03/23/2022

Knape & Vogt partners with Samet

Exclusive agreement brings four product categories to this maker of furniture accessories.
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Knape & Vogt (KV) Manufacturing Company, based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, entered into an exclusive agreement with Samet A.S. to bring four new product categories to market: Hinge systems, lift systems, drawer box systems, and fittings.

“The addition of these products to the KV portfolio will allow us to offer a more complete set of solutions to our customers,” said Nino M. Granatiero, VP/GM of KV Industrial.

By leveraging the strengths of both companies this partnership will drive synergies of technology, manufacturing best practices and market penetration, said the company.

“This is a natural step in the evolution for both companies as we leverage Samet’s manufacturing and R&D prowess and combine it with KV’s industry reference leadership,” said Granatiero.

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Additionally, KV will bolster its sliding door hardware and undermount drawer slide systems portfolios by way of this agreement.

Samet is a European based manufacturer of functional hardware with nearly 50 years of global experience in design and innovation.

Founded in 1898, Knape & Vogt is a global leader specializing in the design, manufacture and distribution of functional hardware, office and healthcare ergonomics and storage-related components.