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

February 05, 2019

Seattle Man’s Beard Bestowed as Best in America

From early lumberjacks, to modern-day computer programmers, a healthy beard is common workplace attire in the Emerald City — just ask Seattle school teacher Chris Talone. His beard has been getting attention in the classroom for years, but now it’s on the national stage as Talone is the winner of the annual Wahl Man of the Year Contest.

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January 31, 2019

New Vacuum Trimmer from Wahl is Designed for Bearded Men — and the Women Who Love Them

Women can’t ‘mess up’ with a Valentine’s Day gift that solves those whisker woes

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August 23, 2018

Underdog's Rags-To-Riches Story Sheds Light on Animal Adoption, Just in Time For National Dog Day

Wahl and GreaterGood.org’s annual Dirty Dogs Contest reveals amazing shelter dog makeovers while supporting rescues

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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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