August Penkert GmbH
Xantener Str.12
45479 Mülheim an der Ruhr
Tel.: ++49(0)208-41969-0
Fax.: ++49(0)208-41969-22


For over 50 years, August Penkert GmbH has been one of the leading manufacturers of high-quality occupational health and safety products in Germany.

Apart from manufacturing article to protect the body with a focus on EN-standard-compliant protective gloves, the company provides protective sheathing for movable machine parts with a focus on folded gaiters and loading hoses.

As a reliable partner for your security we develop solutions for a whole variety of practical applications using the most modern of technology. In doing so, our expertise, flexibility and the trust we have established are the factors which create a basis for good partnership.

The most important milestones in the company’s history.

  •     1967 Foundation of the company
  •     1983 Move to a newly built premises at Xantener Str. 12
  •     1988 Dipl.-Kfm. Bernhard Penkert enters the company
  •     1989 Founder member of the Federal Hand Protection Association (Bundesverband Handschutz e.V.)
  •     2007 We celebrated our 40 year jubilee
  •     2009 Implementation of a new digital company presentation
  •     2010 Digitalization of the complete product and service range
  •     2012  We celebrated our 45 year jubilee
  •     2014 We mourn the loss of the company founder August Penkert
  •     2015 Indipendent company presentation of the machine protection division
  •     2017We celebrated our 50 year jubilee