Wahl Clipper Corporation

Our Story

Since 1919, with the invention of the first practical electric hair clipper, Wahl Clipper Corporation has been the leader in the professional and home grooming category. Today, with over 3,300 employees worldwide, we are proud to carry forward the tradition of innovation and superior customer service that was created by Leo J. Wahl.

While we have changed over the years, we have also stayed the same. We are still headquartered in Sterling, Illinois, USA. Today our products are sold in approximately 165 countries worldwide with six global manufacturing facilities as well as eleven sales offices. Our products remain the global standard for integrity, value and efficiency. At Wahl, we are proud of our heritage of excellence as well as our remarkable list of groundbreaking innovations for the present and future for the global market.  Read our company's history.

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Sustainability

Wahl, as an ethical global manufacturer and distributor of electrical appliances, realizes the environment is a key stakeholder, along with our customers, suppliers, shareholders, employees, communities, and countries where we do business.

  • We are genuinely committed to reducing our impact on the environment.
  • We will strive to define world-class best environmental impact practices and achieve ambitious targets.
  • We will continually reduce energy used and materials consumed throughout our end-to-end supply chain processes.
  • We will set a good example to our stakeholders by actively promoting sustainability, recycling, and using environmentally friendly materials wherever practical.
  • We are committed as Environmental Stewards and promote recycling including batteries and electronic hardware as Universal Waste rather than disposal as hazardous waste. This also reduces natural resources demand and removes toxins from the solid waste stream. Please join us in the vital effort and recycle.

July 19, 2018

City of Beardly Love: Women Help Philly Earn Title of ‘Most Facial Hair Friendly City in America’

STERLING, Ill. (April 19, 2018) – Men take note, women across the country have come down with a case pogonophilia. Before panic ensues, however, a simple Google search will reveal this follicular phenomenon is in fact — a love of beards. What’s even more interesting is that facial hair enthusiasm from the women of Philadelphia was a contributing factor in the fifth annual ‘Most Facial Hair Friendly Cities in America’research study from men’s grooming leader Wahl, and helped the city skyrocket to the No. 1 spot.

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July 19, 2018

Burns, Scrapes, & Bumps, Oh My! Avoid Shaving Mishaps by Following These 6 Steps

Shaving on television seems so flawless. The razor glides over stubble leaving nothing but beautiful man face in its tracks. The reality is, bloody tissue pieces stuck to your face, red bumps you pray disappear before your big date, and of course, pain. We’ve all been there. Pairing the right technique with the right equipment is instrumental to a successful, sexy, painless shave. Follow these 6 steps to help prevent razor burn, razor bumps, and scrapes.

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July 19, 2018

City of Beardly Love: Philly Named Most Facial Hair Friendly

Men take note, women across the country have come down with a case pogonophilia. Before panic ensues, however, a simple Google search will reveal this follicular phenomenon is in fact — a love of beards. What’s even more interesting is that facial hair enthusiasm from the women of Philadelphia was a contributing factor in the fifth annual ‘Most Facial Hair Friendly Cities in America’ research study from men’s grooming leader Wahl, and helped the city skyrocket to the No. 1 spot.

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Careers

Join our team! With almost 100 years of history, Wahl Clipper is the world leader in the manufacture and distribution of professional and consumer clippers, trimmers, shavers, and personal care devices. Wahl employs 3,300 employees worldwide with our products sold in more than 165 countries. At Wahl, we are proud of our heritage of excellence as well as our remarkable list of ground-breaking innovations for the present and future for the global market.

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Where to Find Us

Wahl Clipper Corp.

2900 Locust St.

Sterling, IL 61081

 

Photos of our building provided by Nels Akerlund Photography

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