LOCAU® the specialist scissors

LOCAU®, founded 40 years ago, is synonymous with scissors and secateurs in France, drawing on an ancestral tradition of expertise and the use of new technologies. The company distributes its 120 models of scissors and secateurs through retailers in all sectors: Dressmaking, Creative Arts, Catering, Flowers & Gardens, Health & Beauty, etc.
Based in Thiers, renowned as the French cutlery capital for six centuries, LOCAU® has also been irresistibly drawn towards knife-making. So, while developing its range of LE THIERS®-labelled scissors, it has also created its own line of knives, ranging from pocket knives to table knives and hunting knives, soon to be joined by kitchen knives ... LE THIERS® by LOCAU®

About us

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LOCAU® is based in the Auvergne region in the very heart of France. The company distributes several ranges of scissors, secateurs and knives throughout all professional sectors. Conveniently situated alongside the A72 motorway, at the Thiers-Est exit, LOCAU® occupies a 6,000 m2 site on which its knives and scissors are manufactured. The company’s 2,000 m2 of logistics warehouse space allows for speedy deliveries to its distribution network of around 500 distributors.

 


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    • 1975: Creation of LOCAU®
    • 1989: Creation of the world’s first pair of scissors containing no metal whatsoever.
    • 1988: Takeover of the BARRAUD-BROSSON scissor manufacturer
    • 2006: Creation of LE THIERS® scissors
    • 2007: Takeover of the RIMBERT CHEVALERIAS scissor manufacturer
    • 2009: Launch of the LE THIERS® range of knives
    • 2015: Member of ESPRIT DE THIERS ®

 


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LOCAU® works in close collaboration with professional users (dressmakers, florists and caterers, etc.) and also with design schools to create new products on a regular basis combining form, function and safety. Our products are intended for both professional and private sectors. Quality is therefore a constant concern in their production, which allows us to produce robust tools and, of course, offer the very best value for money.

 


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LOCAU® is determined to preserve its expertise and thus ensure long-term local employment. The production of LE THIERS® knives provides indisputable proof of this policy, which is also reflected by the company’s desire to maintain and upgrade its scissor production tools for compliance with the latest standards.