International Internship

Meet Angela

International Internship

My name is Angela Borho, I am 20 years old and I live in a small town in the South of Germany. I work for Wiha Tools which has its headquarters in Schonach, Germany. Wiha produces over 5,000 different high quality hand tools and sells them all over the world. With its over 1,000 employees worldwide Wiha has many subsidiaries all over the world, among others in Monticello, MN. Usually, students who work for Wiha get the chance to do an internship during their studies in one of the subsidiaries of Wiha. Hence, why I got the opportunity to go to Minnesota for a four week internship at Wiha USA. Continue reading “International Internship”

26 Reasons to Love Wiha Tools from A-Z

It doesn’t get more basic than A-Z, here’s Wiha Tools’ breakdown.

Wiha Tools A-ZAwls

Our Wiha Awls are ideal for pre-punching holes and drill holes. Find square and round tips.

BitsWiha Tools A-Z

We precision machine our bits from exclusive chrome-vanadium-molybdenum tool steel to provide an exact fit into fasteners. Organize your screwdriver bits with Wiha’s premium high-quality bits and bit sets. Stock up on standard bits or upgrade to impact ready bits with Wiha’s exclusive steel and precision machined tips for a better fit, less stripped screws, and less broken bits.

Cutters

Our lineup of Cutters provide you with the ability to cut soft and hard wire. They ensure optimal transmission of hand strength to the cutting edges. These are available in Insulated, Industrial, ESD Safe, and SoftGrip® handles.

Demagnetizer

Our signature ‘Mint Green’ Magnetizer and Demagnetizer is great for magnetizing then the demagnetization of blades and blade-similar steel tools. Works with items over 1.35″” in length and 1/8″” or 3mm diameter. The mag-demag uses powerful c8 permanent industrial ceramic magnets, no batteries required.

Wiha Tools A-ZESD Safe Tools

Our ESD Safe Tools provide you with professional grade tools manufactured in Germany with Electro Static Discharge protection handles and casings. Shop our wide variety of ESD Safe Tools including ESD Tweezers, ESD Pliers, and ESD Screwdrivers that feature electrostatically dissipative handles. ESD Safe Tools disperse the electrostatic charge into the handle ensuring that sensitive electronic components remain safe and uninterrupted by static discharge.

Continue reading “26 Reasons to Love Wiha Tools from A-Z”

We Were Just Getting Warmed Up 🔥 September BIG DEAL

Another BIG DEAL

Following up from last month with our Insulated 7 Piece Screwdriver Sets . We’re back with another BIG DEAL! This month we’ve added a 65 Piece Master Technician ESD Safe Set. Complete with ESD Safe Handle, Mini Ratchet and Microbits in Metal Storage Box.

The set contains 61 microbits, a 72 Tooth Mini Ratchet, ESD Safe Precision handle, and 1/4″ Drive Micro Bit Adapter.

Continue reading “We Were Just Getting Warmed Up 🔥 September BIG DEAL”

COMING SOON: Wiha Marketing and Training Center to Wiha Tools USA

coming soon

It’s About to Get Dusty

Walls are down. Flooring is peeled back. The remodel has begun. Coming Soon into the space formerly used as a merchandising center and media booth, is a more formal and updated Marketing and Training Center.  The creation and implementation of the MTC is another way in which we’re providing you with the best tools, customer service, and resources possible.

We’re excited to reveal the final product and begin utilizing the space to it’s maximum potential. Stay tuned for the BIG REVEAL!

During The Teardown

International Internship at Wiha Tools USA 2018

MONTICELLO, MN – 9/5/2018

International Intern

Wiha Tools welcomes their third international intern from headquarters in Schonach, Germany.

Angela Borho, an employee of Wiha Tools Germany, has made the trip to the USA to experience Wiha Tools on an international level. Angela has previous experience in working in Wiha’s commercial department in Schonach and will now get an insight in the Marketing Department of Wiha USA. The program offers the opportunity to presume responsibility of projects such as Social Media analysis, Preparing and scheduling social media content and the support of marketing campaigns.

“Angela has provided us with a fresh perspective to help us drive deeper into our marketing strategy. From day one, she hasn’t hesitated to jump in and ask questions to get a better understanding of our processes. Having Angela to work with has been an honor and a pleasure.” Said Wiha Tools Digital Marketing Coordinator, Lauren Steinbach.

Borho stated “Due to my open-hearted and funny colleagues I get to learn a new culture, a new country and a workday at Wiha USA. Despite of the different languages we have understood each other well from the beginning. I am thankful to say that I will come back home with an interesting, informative and exciting experience in my mind.”

About Willi Hahn Corporation

Willi Hahn Corporation USA dba Wiha Tools is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wiha Werkzeuge Gmbh Schonach Germany Beginning in 1985, Wiha Tools has developed into the largest subsidiary of Wiha Worldwide. Offering over 3000 products from our Monticello, Minnesota based North American Headquarters we service all 50 states, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America.

www.wihatools.com & www.wihatools.ca

About Wiha

Founded in 1939, Wiha has become a leading global manufacturer of hand tools and solutions for professional tradespeople and industrial markets. A host of awards underline that Wiha sets the standard in functionality, design and quality.

As of 2015, Wiha is the first hand tool manufacturer in the world to receive the internationally recognized AGR seal. This recognition confirms the effectiveness and benefits of Wiha’s innovative range of screwdrivers, torque tools, L-keys, bits, soft-head hammers, pliers, measuring tools and articulated hoses. Wiha’s innovative approach offers real added value and user benefits in terms of increased efficiency and functionality in everyday work.

The family owned company was recognized in 2016 as belonging to the TOP 100 most innovative medium-sized companies in Germany, and received the Manufacturing Excellence Award (MX Award) as the best German SME in 2014. Currently, over 900 Wiha employees manufacture and market award winning Wiha premium tools.

Media Contact

Wiha Tools USA

Willi Hahn Corporation

1348 Dundas Circle

Monticello, MN 55362

Media Relations: pr@wihatools.com

1-800-494-6104

 

For more about Angela’s time in Monticello, MN, read her personal blog post about her time as an international intern here.