In the beginning was the press fastener – an invention by Hans Prym in the year 1903 that has since become a worldwide standard. Breathing new life into Prym, a company steeped in tradition, the press fastener also proved a breeding-ground for the consumer oriented Prym Consumer business unit. Today, Prym Consumer is the specialist in creative design with success guarantee. Long gone are the days when sewing and needlework articles were mere instruments for traditional sewing and darning. Sewing, knitting and other creative pursuits are now an expression of our personality.