Established in Vorarlberg, Austria in 1952, Julius Blum GmbH is a family-owned company that operates worldwide, specialising in the manufacture and distribution of furniture fittings. The company’s main business fields include lift, hinge and pull-out systems. Its product offering is complemented by a wide range of services which support customers with planning, design, manufacturing and assembly. Blum invests a great deal in the development of innovative products and services and has applied for more than 2,100 patents since its establishment. 8,000 employees work for the corporate group, 6,000 of whom are in Vorarlberg. The fittings specialist has eight plants in Austria, additional production sites in Poland, the USA and Brazil and 31 subsidiaries and/or representative offices and agencies. It delivers its products and services to more than 120 countries all over the world. Blum’s fittings solutions make opening and closing furniture a mesmerising experience and deliver quality of motion and enhanced user convenience to the entire home.