KV Product Offering Expansion

Monday, March 8, 2021

Knape & Vogt (KV), a leader in the functional hardware market for more than 120 years, expands its product offering to include: Hinge Systems, Lift Systems, Drawer Box Systems, and Fittings.

Knape & Vogt (KV) executed an exclusive agreement with Samet A.S. to bring four new product categories to market. Hinge Systems, Lift Systems, Drawer Box Systems and Fittings will be added to KV’s industry leading hardware product portfolio. Additionally, KV will bolster its Sliding Door Hardware and Undermount Drawer Slide Systems portfolios by way of this agreement.

KV is a US based manufacturer with more than 120 years as a leader, and one of the biggest furniture accessories brands in the world. Samet is a European based manufacturer of functional hardware with nearly 50 years of global experience in design and innovation. By leveraging the strengths of both companies this partnership will drive synergies of technology, manufacturing best practices and market penetration.

“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, KV Industrial. He continues, “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.”

Exclusively available from KV in North America, these new products will start shipping in February 2021 and will offer KV customers one of the widest selections of functional hardware and storage and organization products in the market.

Knape & Vogt is headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan and Samet is based in Istanbul, Turkey.

Nino M. Granatiero 
Vice President / General Manager 
KV Industrial