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.

From the Newsroom

September 15, 2020

Hairy Hometowns: Top 10 Cities for Fans of Facial Hair

Be it boredom or experimentation, 2020 is seeing more men jump on the bearded bandwagon. So whether you’re new to the beard-growing game or a long-time enthusiast, you’ll want to check out the seventh annual ‘Top 10 Most Facial Hair Friendly Cities in America’ list from men’s grooming leader Wahl.

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September 02, 2020

Wahl and Tough Mudder Challenge Bearded Men to Play Dirty, Win Big

Men’s grooming leader Wahl partnered with Tough Mudder to create the ‘Wahl Kiss of Mud Beard Contest.’ The winner with the best muddy-to-clean Before & After beard photos have a chance to win cash prizes and Wahl Beard Care Products

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September 02, 2020

All the World’s a Stage, and Bearded Men the Players: Wahl Launches First-Ever ‘Most Talented Beard in America’ Contest

Men’s grooming leader Wahl is launching the first-ever ‘Most Talented Beard in America’ contest on World Beard Day (Sept. 5, 2020). Prizes include a total of $40,000, as well as Wahl grooming gear to keep those beards looking (and performing) their best.

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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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