item Industrietechnik GmbH is a pioneer and global market leader in building kit systems for industrial applications. Since 1976 item has been designing and marketing construction solutions for machinery, fixtures and plants. Today the product portfolio includes more than 3.500 high-quality components designed for the use in machine bases, work benches, automation solutions and lean production applications. Although originally developed for mechanical engineering applications, the principle of using aluminium profiles and screw-connections instead of welded steel struts was quickly adopted by users in other areas. item owns subsidiaries and sales partners in more than 50 countries worldwide, which ensure short delivery times and rapid customer support all around the globe.