Knape & Vogt


A powerful legacy in the business of motion


Today, Knape & Vogt Manufacturing Company, still headquartered in Grand Rapids, is privately held by Chicago-based Wind Point Partners. We operate two manufacturing/warehousing facilities in Grand Rapids, two in Taipei, Taiwan, and one in Petaluma, California, with supporting locations in Chicago and Kitchener, Ontario. We are a global leader specializing in the design, manufacture and distribution of functional hardware, office and healthcare ergonomics and storage-related components for original equipment manufacturers, specialty distributors, hardware chains and major home centers.


We design and manufacture precision, Euro-style and utility slide systems; wall-attached shelving for commercial, home and garage applications; kitchen, closet and bath storage; office and healthcare ergonomics products and specialty hardware. We offer these products under several well-known brand names: KV®, KV Waterloo®, HyLoft®, Real Solutions for Real Life®, John Sterling™ and Shelf-Made®.