We are the global leader in water purification Katadyn 

Founding brand Katadyn has developed and produced personal water treatment systems and products for the outdoor and marine industries for more than 80 years.
With more than 50 percent market share, Katadyn is the clear market leader in this segment. Its product portfolio includes water filters, chemical disinfectants and desalinators.

Latest Company News

Effective water treatment for the Water Tech Industry, Sep 6, 2016
Effective water treatment for the Water Tech Industry, Sep 6, 2016

Effectively supplying clean and healthy water to communities of any size or type demands (...)

The Katadyn Group launches three products, Jul 13, 2016
The Katadyn Group launches three products, Jul 13, 2016

At the OutDoor trade show in Friedrichshafen, the Katadyn Group is launching three new (...)

Katadyn Group Worldwide

Katadyn Products Inc.

Zürich, Switzerland

Katadyn Singapore

Singapore, Singapore

Katadyn Germany GmbH

Frankfurt, Germany

Katadyn North America Inc.

Minneapolis, United States

Katadyn Production srl.

Brasov, Romania

Katadyn France

Grenoble, France

KNA Foods Llc.

Sacramento, United States

Aquafides Schweiz AG

Zürich, Switzerland

Katadyn Desalination, LLC

San Francisco, United States

Katadyn Scandinavia/Terravon AB

Stockholm, Sweden

Katadyn Canada ULC

Toronto, Canada

Katadyn Products Inc.

Pfäffikerstrasse 37, 8310 Kemptthal, Switzerland

Tel +41 44 839 21 11 

Fax +41 44 839 21 99

info@katadyn.ch

www.katadyngroup.com

Katadyn Singapore

15, Jalan Kilang Barat  , Frontech Centre #06-01, 159357 Singapore, Singapore

Tel + 65 6276 1005 / 6276 1504 

Fax +65 6276 1006 

info@swisspro.sg

www.swisspro.sg

Katadyn Germany GmbH

Hessenring 23, 64546 Mörfelden-Walldorf, Germany

Tel +49 61 05 45 67 89 

Fax +49 61 05 4 58 77 

info@katadyn.de

www.katadyngroup.com

Katadyn North America Inc.

4830 Azelia Avenue North , MN 55429 Minneapolis, United States

Tel +1 800 755 6701 

Fax +1 763 746 3540 

outdoor@katadyn.com

www.katadyngroup.com

Katadyn Production srl.

str. Paris nr. 11, Parcul Industrial, 507165 Prejmer, Romania

+40 727 005 006

info@katadyn.ro

www.katadyngroup.com

Katadyn France

5, rue Gallice , 38100 Grenoble, France

Tel +33 4 76 96 42 46 

Fax +33-4 76-96 39 81 

info@katadyn.fr

www.katadyngroup.com/Katadyn France

KNA Foods Llc.

130 Cyber Ct. Suite D  , CA 95765  Rocklin, United States

Tel +1 916 624 60 50

Fax +1 916 624 16 04

www.katadyngroup.com

Aquafides Schweiz AG

Pfäffikerstrasse 37, 8310 Kemptthal, Switzerland

Tel. +41 44 835 22 00

Fax +41 44 839 21 99

info@katadyn.ch

www.katadyngroup.com

Katadyn Desalination, LLC

20 Mariposa Road, CA 94901 San Rafael, United States

Tel +1 415 526-2780

Fax +1 415 526-2787

sales@spectrawatermakers.com

www.spectrawatermakers.com

Katadyn Scandinavia/Terravon AB

Herserudsvägen 18, 181 50 Lidingö, Sweden

Tel +46 8 636 25 64

info@katadyn.se

www.katadyngroup.com

Katadyn Canada ULC

7B Pleasant Blvd, Suite 953, ON M4T 1K2 Toronto, Canada

Tel +1 877.962.1919

Fax +1 416.962.1780

cs@katadyn.ca

www.katadyngroup.com

Katadyn Group History

Company timeline: 1920s
2016
1926

1927
Develops method to purify water by electrically releasing silver ions into the water.
1928

1931
Founding year of the company
1933

1944
Change name to Katadyn
1954

1967
Relocation to Wallisellen-Zurich
1980

1989
Founding of Katadyn USA
1998

 
Management-Buy-out
1999

2000
Split off UV-drinking water technology to join with Wedeco GmbH, Germany. Going public as WEDECO Water Technology AG at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
2001

 
Acquisition of Exstream Water technology Inc., the US-market leader for bottle purifiers. Acquisition of German brands Certisil, Certiman und Certinox, (camping- and caravanning market) and foundation of Certisil GmbH, Munich. Acquisition of the outdoor and marine lines of PUR Inc., a daughter company of Procter&Gamble Inc., Minneapolis/U.S.A. Consolidation of all US activities with Katadyn North America Inc.
2002

2003
Acquisition of Atmosph’air des Montagnes S.a.r.l., Grenoble/France. New sales office in Singapore.
2004

2006
Acquisition of Trekking-Mahlzeiten GmbH in Mörfelden-Waldorf (Frankfurt) and merger with Certisil GmbH, Munich. Acquisition of OCO AG, Volketswil, Switzerland Entry into plastic injection molding to extend the vertical integration.
2007

 
Acquisition of Optimus International AB, Swedish producer of expedition and outdoor stoves. Establishment of Katadyn Scandinavia AB in Stockholm/Sweden.
2008

 
Katadyn celebrates 80th anniversary. Trekking-Mahlzeiten becomes Trek'n Eat in all markets.
2009

 
Katadyn acquires a majority stake in the AQUAFIDES Group with subsidiaries in Switzerland, Germany, and Austria, and expands its sphere of operations into the industrial and municipal water treatment sector.
2010

2011
Breaking ground for the new company building on the “Erbswisen” property in Kemptthal near Wallisellen/Switzerland.
2012

 
2012 Founding of Katadyn Production srl. in Romania. Beginning of production for in-house demands.
2012

2014
2012 The Katadyn Group acquires the assets of the US company TyRy Foods, Inc., with the brands Natural High, Richmoor, AlpineAire, and Gourmet Reserves. Founding of Katadyn North America Foods, LLC in Sacramento, USA. In September, Katadyn Products Inc. moves its Swiss headquarters from Wallisellen to Kemptthal.
2015

 
The Katadyn Group acquires the assets of U.S. company Spectra Watermakers, Inc., headquartered in San Rafael, California. Founding of Katadyn Desalination, LLC in San Rafael, USA.

Our products: looking back

Sterilization of a vinegar barrel
A portable filter in a satchel from the old days
The Katadyn method uses the oligodynamic effect of silver to sterilize water
This is how a Katadyn trade show booth looked in the early days
The classic– the Pocket filter was introduced to the market already in 1953
In-line household filter with Katadyn ceramic of the early days
One of the first Katadyn Expedition filters used during an expedition into the desert
Katadyn started its ceramic production already in the 40s