Established in Germany in 1931 by Paul Zivi, Mundial Inc. maintains corporate offices in Porto Alegre, Brazil and headquarters in Walpole, Massachusetts. The North American offices are in charge of sales, marketing and distribution. Developing and manufacturing over 95% of its own products, Mundial S.A. (South America) products include Mundial sewing scissors, Mundial craft scissors, metal fasteners, manicure implements, motors, and fully forged and stamped cutlery.
The founder was a noted metallurgist. With a team of engineers and designers, Zivi developed the most sophisticated techniques for designing and manufacturing high quality Mundial cutlery. This brand is world renown for its leadership in the cutlery industry, making it a coveted product in cutlery and Mundial kitchen accessories sold to institutional and restaurant markets. The craftsmanship starts with the Brazilian steel used to make the products and continues to the quality testing for precision, sharpness and durability that each piece endures before leaving the plant. The company's expertise extends to the realm of Mundial scissors, making it a leader in the retail and industrial shears and scissors categories.
Mundial products combine Old World craftsmanship with modern technology to produce a wide variety of cutlery and scissors for a wide range of uses.