Jean-Luc Pasquier, Master Gardener and #FELCOLover
Spring is the time of awakening in the garden and on the balcony: the soil warms up and the winter vegetables make way for the first planting of salads and other hardy vegetable seedlings.
FELCO Gardening range
The brand new gardening range, which includes a trowel, cultivator, weeder, fork, and Swiss Hori-Hori, is designed to help the professional gardeners or amateurs to get the most out of their gardening experience.
New FELCO hedge shears
The brand new FELCO 250 hedge shears meets the needs of the most demanding landscapers and home gardeners. Resistant and made to last, this new product has been designed specifically to trim hedges and box hedges.
The new FELCO folding saws
The new range offers several saw blade geometries, suitable for various pruning jobs across: vineyards, landscaping, arboriculture and more.
FELCO and Amazon combat the rise of counterfeit pruners sold online
A complaint has been jointly filed by the Amazon Counterfeit Crimes Unit, and FELCO SA, along with its parent company FLISCH HOLDING SA and USA subsidiary PYGAR USA Inc. (collectively referred to as the FELCO Plaintiffs) in order to protect consumers and the reputation of FELCO gardening products.
The new FELCO 221 loppers
The new FELCO 221 is designed for orchards, fruit trees and landscaping, where pruning and cutting work requires a long reach.
Prétat - Valuable know-how for shaping pruning shear handles
Valuable know-how for shaping pruning shear handles. They form the core of a pruning shear. As light as they are strong, the aluminium handles of FELCO tools have built the brand's reputation for strength and durability.
Nabil Francis, CEO and Managing Director of FELCO
He joined FELCO a year ago as CEO and Managing Director. Nabil Francis had an international career, notably in the cement industry, before discovering the thousand and one facets of the FELCO company, founded by his wife Christelle's grandfather.
FELCO sponsors the World Federation of Rose Societies
FELCO has just signed a sponsorship contract with the World Federation of Rose Societies (WFRS). Our brand has become the main sponsor and technical partner of the Federation.
FELCO People - Carlos & Clara Araque
"FELCO is our second home!” Carlos Araque who is responsible for the assembly workshop at the FELCO factory is retiring. He is going to join his wife Clara, who worked alongside him for forty years and who retired two years ago. A meeting with an endearing couple full of humour.
FELCO 2 - An emblematic tool since 1948
The FELCO 2 was a revolution in the world of pruning shears: FELCO revolutionised the sector by using aluminium to make the tool lighter, by working on the ergonomics of the handles and by developing a system of interchangeability of each component.
FELCO Product - An old FELCO 1 returns to the factory
An old pruning shear, manufactured over 70 years ago, returns to FELCO for restoration. This FELCO 1 is a family heirloom for its owner. And for FELCO, it is the legacy of the founder, Felix Flisch, who with this revolutionary tool laid the foundations for what the brand is today.
FELCO will be present at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show
After two years of cancellations, the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show (MIFGS), the southern hemisphere’s largest horticultural event, returns in 2022.
A vine pruning course for FELCO employees
Some fifteen FELCO staff members recently attended a vine pruning course at the University of Viticulture and Oenology in Changins (VD).
FELCO Sustainable Greetings
“ It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living. ” - David Attenborough
FELCO People - André Sunier, after-sales service employee at FELCO Switzerland
For thirty years, André Sunier has been working in the after-sales service department at FELCO. On his workbench, he has patiently overhauled and repaired tens of thousands of pruning shears. Soon to be retired, "Dédé" tells us about his love of a job well done, giving new life to tools that have worked hard.
FELCO Main Sponsor of VINE MASTER PRUNERS ACADEMY By SIMONIT&SIRCH
The international partnership and collaboration between VINE MASTER PRUNERS Academy by SIMONIT&SIRCH and FELCO is officially underway to promote the shared philosophy of improving vineyard life.
A wider range of FELCO loppers
The new FELCO 201 model allows greater cutting precision and manoeuvrability.
Stephane Marie, FELCO ambassador
A passionate gardener, writer and French televison host, Stéphane Marie is the a new ambassador for the brand FELCO. He is lending his name and image to the world leader in pruning shears and pruning tools.
FELCO in Barossa Pruning Expo and South Australian Pruning Championships
FELCO is proud to return to this year’s Barossa Pruning Expo and South Australian Pruning Championships.
Leadership changes at FELCO SA
The leadership of the world leader in pruning and cutting tools for over 75 years, FELCO SA, is returning to family management as of June 1st, 2021.
Sustainable Development, a natural value at FELCO
Respecting the environment and producing for and with nature, is a basic principle at FELCO.
FELCO featured on CBS News
FELCO SA is being featured on CBS News. The company is featured in a video about JESA SA which manufactured a ball bearing that is essential to the operation of the new FELCO 802 hand-held pruning shears.
FELCO implements ongoing testing for its staff
In order to avoid internal contamination caused by asymptomatic employees, FELCO SA has set up its own independent Covid-19 testing unit. The objective is to continuously test up to 80% of staff every week.
FELCO GOLD MEDAL CNIP - REINTEGRATION LABEL 2020
Promoting the integration of people with disabilities is a mission that FELCO has been pursuing since 2013, when the company began to regularly welcome trainees for workforce reintegration referred by the Neuchâtel Center for Professional Integration (CNIP)
New maintenance products : FELCO 905 & FELCO 981
FELCO launches three new snips for easier harvesting & trimming
Today FELCO will launch three specialised picking and trimming snips for easy and comfortable harvesting and trimming of fruit, flowers and vegetables.
FELCO & Heiniger Partner in Australia!
As of January 1st 2021 FELCO SA is partnered with Heiniger Australia Pty Ltd in the Australian market. This exciting new partnership brings two high quality, iconic Swiss brands and companies together in a pursuit to further develop FELCO in the Australian market and give professional and non-professional consumers greater access to FELCO products and services across Australia.
Innovative measures for getting through the hardships of 2020
How did FELCO deal with the Coronavirus health crisis? Sébastien Nussbaum, Production Director, and Pierre-Olivier Matile, Safety and Environment Manager, talk about 2020, a year unlike any other.
It is time for us to look back at 2020.
Congratulations to all the winners of our Holiday Season photo contest. We also want to thank all the #felcolovers who participated.
Hundreds of Counterfeit FELCO secateurs destroyed in Hungary
75 Years of History and Innovation
Today FELCO is synonymous with quality and durability among pruning professionals. The FELCO brand is the culmination of 75 years of technological innovation at the service of pruning professionals.
75 years of history while looking to the future
FELCO is the sum total of its 75 years of adapting to the market and constantly seeking innovation. The experience acquired and company’s strong values enable it to look to the future with confidence. FELCO’s Co-CEOs, Christophe Nicolet and Stéphane Poggi, explain this.
Loanne Duvoisin is passionate about cross-triathlon. This sport combines 1.5km swimming, 30 to 40km mountain biking and 10km running. She discovered the sport when she was 15 and it is still her passion today. She has been a member of the Swiss cross-triathlon team since 2018 and has been training from the beginning of the 2020 season with Team ATLET (Association Team Léman Espoirs Triathlon) based in Vevey. Today, at the age of 22, she is sponsored by FELCO.
Timeless Swiss Expertise
When designing and manufacturing tools at FELCO, we always keep in mind values such as reliability, durability, ergonomics and interchangeability of parts.
A Special Edition Icon for FELCO’s 75th anniversary
To celebrate our 75th anniversary, we have developed a special edition of our iconic pruning shears.
FELCO is proud to have supported and contributed to the implementation of an in-depth audit that suggests a sustainable way to harvest key international coffee, in partnership with The Crop Trust.
A range of gloves for perfect pruning
FELCO launches a range of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), comprising three models of gloves specially developed for pruning professionals: FELCO 701, 702 & 703.
Prix Industrie 4.0 « The Shapers »
FELCO joins forces to build the future
A leader in pruning shears and cutting tools, FELCO SA is merging with FELCO Motion SA, a spin-off entity founded in 2010 specializing in electric pruning tools and digital solutions. From July 1st 2020, the new FELCO SA entity will be managed by two Co-CEOs to strengthen industrial operations and customer development. As for the Board of Directors of this new entity, it will now be chaired by a woman for the first time.
COVID-19 : Availability of FELCO tools
During this difficult period, we want to reassure you about the supply of FELCO products and their availability in the market.
From this week we have implemented increased measures to reduce risk at our offices and factory by undertaking various initiatives to adapt our working habits and, of course, ensuring all best practices known in preventing virus propagation.
FELCO and Crop Trust get into the field in Costa Rica
Le partenariat entre FELCO et l’organisation internationale Crop Trust ne s’arrête pas à la réalisation d’une étude approfondie de la seule collection internationale de caféiers au monde, en garantissant ainsi sa conservation sur le long terme.
NEW BLADE TECHNOLOGY – FELCO XPRO
HIGH PERFORMANCE CUTTING TECHNOLOGY
NEW FELCO APPLICATION
CONNECT TO YOUR PRUNING SHEARS
Old Vine Project
Old Vines Project: Preserving through pruning education in South Africa
FELCO is a proud to partner with the Old Vine Project (OVP) in South Africa, helping to promote and preserve old vines through pruning education.
In vineyards worldwide, old vines are proudly mentioned on bottle labels. Value is accorded to old vineyards and the wines they produce.
Partnership with Old Vines Project
FELCO is a proud supporter of the Old Vine Project (OVP) in South Africa, and through pruning education helping to promote and preserve old vines in South Africa.
In vineyards worldwide, old vines are proudly mentioned on bottle labels as a value. However there is only one country where that claim is certified by a national wine regulatory authority, South Africa,...
Power Blade Series
FELCO ANNOUNCES NEW POWERFUL, ERGONOMIC AND CONNECTED ELECTRIC PRUNING SHEARS – The FELCO Power Blade Series®
On October 1st, 2019, FELCO, the world leader in professional pruning shears, introduces a new generation of professional electric pruning shears: FELCO Power Blade Series®.
Exclusive Interview with African Women Rising co-Founder
Interview with Tom Cole Co-founder of African Women Rising and Humanitarian Activist
FELCO is proud to partner with Crop Trust and to support a study which will help ensure the long-term conservation and availability of the world’s only international coffee collection.
42nd World Congress of Vine & Wine
This week FELCO has been a sponsor of the 42nd World Congress of Vine & Wine, put on by the OIV (the International Organization of Vine and Wine) and taking place in Geneva, Switzerland. Delegates from around the world have come to Geneva this week to learn and exchange on key topics impacting wine and vineyards from sustainability to consumer perception to climate impact and many more.