For more than a century, the Optimus name has stood for dependable outdoor stoves and clever accessories. Founded in Stockholm in 1899, the company has often set new technical standards over its lengthy history. Indeed, it has also earned numerous awards and has been a success ful part of innumerable expeditions. For many demanding users, the gas, multifuel and hybrid stoves by Optimus are their first choice – and for good reason: Bound by the tradition of its name, Optimus products are continuously re-engineered for further improvement. Next to its high-performance models, one also finds true classics in the portfolio. For example, the Optimus Svea, among others, continues to sell successfully after more than 70 years and has achieved cult status among outdoor enthusiasts. No matter whether a proven longtime standard or a super-light newcomer, for camping, bivy tours or expeditions, the reliable and stylish outdoor cooking gear from Optimus is bound to quickly become a beloved favorite – and of course a reliable impetus for any upcoming adventure.
Optimus has been a part of the Katadyn Group portfolio since 2007. The Katadyn Group is a global corporate group with a broad brand portfolio specialized in the area of self-sufficient nutrition and drinking water supply. The group provides products and solutions for the outdoor and marine industries as well as for industrial and municipal needs. Humanitarian aid organizations and the military for years have been regular customers of the Swiss group of companies.