Esmeyer GmbH & Co. KG

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  • Bessemerstr. 3-5
  • 40699 Erkrath
  • Germany

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Thank you very much for your interest in our products!

Our name has been a synonym for competence regarding flatware, cutlery and tableware for more than 65 years now.

With our extraordinary wide range of products we are one of Europe's leading distributors.

You can find products made by Esmeyer at all leading mail order companies, department stores, supermarkets, furniture stores and kitchenware / tableware retailers.

For each different sales channel we have developed special product ranges and concepts which we would be happy to present to you.

Our topmost goal is to provide solutions and not just products.

We enjoy proving our competence and flexibility each day.


  • Know How: Founded in Düsseldorf in 1949 as a knife-grinding and cutlery machining. Supplies of cutlery to the largest mail-order houses since the sixties. Expertise in the Far East import since the early seventies - when most companies did not even dare to think about that!




  • CEO: Horst und Ralf Esmeyer




  • Staff: approx. 50 people




  • Logistics: approx. 5.000 qm own storage - and workspace, additional huge external storage, capacity up to 800 orders per day




  • Assortment: Main focus: cutlery, knife sets, scissors and accessories, useful and beautiful things for the kitchen and the well-laid table made of wood, plastic, stainless steel and porcelain etc.




  • Your requirements: You would like to obtain cutlery, scissors or knives which you have permanently in your shelf? With competitive prices and reliable delivery and attractive presentation.


We have a lot of possibilities. You are searching for fancy goods, orderstarters or low-pricedgiveaways? We will provide you a selection and inform you about the possibilities of branding and packaging


  • Topics and styles: You are planning a special campaign with the topic barbecue, kitchen articles of the good old days, Italy, festively set table, wine & cheese?


We will be the specialist on your side. Just send us only your topic and we will find your articles especially for you!


  • Why Esmeyer: As a buyer you have to deal with a high number of product groups? As specialists we can deal with a few products very intensely. We are happy to provide you with our know-how from over 60 years experience cutlery, dishes, etc. are available.


We see the discharge of your purchasing department - as our mission.

With ESMEYER on your side you will not only save your money.

More and more retail companies assert that purchasing from a specialized wholesaler / importer provides significant benefits:


  • Tailor-made concepts and price ranges - no matter which distribution channels you serve.

  • For advice and samples, experienced sales people are at your disposal.

  • No risk by prolonged "test" of production facilities with many initial failures due to lack of reliability - we observe the procurement market for more than 30 years and know the market participants.

  • Promotion: We support you with attractive packaging (own design in our house), mood photos, advertising text and more.

  • no waiting for information, prices and delivery times.

  • You have certain requirements for the order processing? Whether EDI, Internet bid, under contract or others? We are prepared for everything and a significant

  • acceleration of the processes of your senses is our ambition.

  • When there are bottlenecks you can draw on our extensive inventory in our warehouse in Düsseldorf.

  • From our second business segment "catering needs" we know the standards of quality, robustness and functionality even under hardest conditions.

  • No problems with logistics and packaging by a partner who meets the requirements of trade for over 60 years.


We are there for you– just for you!

In contrast to a lot of other manufacturers and "wholesalers" we still do not sell directly to consumers, but remain a partner for retailers!

Range of services

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Abstract of our product range:


  • cutleries: all qualities, set sizes, packages

  • Special article: for pizza, steak, cheese, pasta, cake, salad, barbecue …

  • Knives sets: with or without block, stainless steel or ceramic, also with label

  • cutlery & accessories: scissors, mincing knive, cutting board, blade sharpener, carving sets

  • Kitchen helpers: kitchen tools, storeboxes, rasp, trays ….

  • Barbecue & picnic: all things for garden and for eating and drinking on the way

  • Everything for drinks: vacuum jug, bottle cooler, jar, corkscrew …

  • Table accessories: everything for napkins, cruet sets, bowls and a lot more – from the butterdish up to egg cups!

  • Children cutleries




5-pcs knife set "STARDUST" with block  "MASSIV" Blades made of high quality stainless steel,...

Esmeyer GmbH & Co. KG Bessemerstr. 3-5 40699 Erkrath Germany +49 2104 233-100

Exhibitor at the following trade fair

Ambiente 2017

10.02.2017 - 14.02.2017 Hall: 6.1 Stand: C 86