- YEAR AND PLACE OF CREATING: 1899, Sweden
- CURRENT HEADQUARTERS: Kemptthal / Zurich region (Switzerland)
- SPECIALIZATION: stoves and tourist gas cookers, cookware
OPTIMUS is one of the precursors in the European outdoor equipment market. Founded in Stockholm in 1899, the company has often set new technical standards over its lengthy history. Indeed, it has also earned numerous awards and has been a success full part of innumerable expeditions. The brand specializes in the production of high quality stoves, tourist gas cookers as well as cookware. For many demanding users, the gas, multifuel and hybrid stoves by Optimus are their first choice. Bound by the tradition of its name, Optimus products are continuously re-engineered for further improvement. Optimus has been a part of the Katadyn Group portfolio since 2007. The Katadyn Group is a global corporate group with a broad brand portfolio specialized in the area of self-sufficient nutrition and drinking water supply. The group provides products and solutions for the outdoor and marine industries as well as for industrial and municipal needs. Humanitarian aid organizations and the military for years have been regular customers of the Swiss group of companies.
More information: https://www.optimusstoves.com.