The ZWILLING J. A. Henckels brand is one of the oldest trademarks on record and is recognized the world-over as a symbol of quality, innovation and design. The ZWILLING J.A. Henckels brand was established on June 13, 1731 the day knife-maker Peter Henckels registered the ZWILLING (German for Twins) logo with the Cutlers Guild of Solingen, Germany.Since 1731 ZWILLING J.A. Henckels has set the standard for premium cutlery.Marrying the tradition of expert German engineering and stainless steel know-how ZWILLING J.A. Henckels has introduced flatware, cookware and kitchen tools. The quality standards developed over 280 years ago are still reflected in each item that carries the ZWILLING J.A. Henckels name.