Pfaff Industrie Maschinen AG Bankruptcy NOT part of SVP Worldwid Group of Companies

Whew!  I saw a Bankruptcy news wire today regarding the Pfaff Industrie Maschinen AG and thought the Pfaff brand was toast!  Here’s a press release about the Pfaff Sewing Machine brand.  These are two different companies.  The home sewing machine lines are doing great!  Thank goodness!

PFAFF® Sewing Machine Brand Continues to Strengthen Its 146 Year Sewing Heritage

HAMILTON, Bermuda–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today SVP Worldwide, owner of PFAFF®the worlds leading brand of premier sewing and embroidery machines, announced the bankruptcy, filed by Pfaff Industrie Maschinen AG headquartered in Germany, has no connection to SVP Worldwide or PFAFF. The Pfaff Industrie Maschinen AG company is an independent licensee of VSM Group AB industrial products and is not a part of the SVP Worldwide group of companies.

We confirm to PFAFF dealers and loyal sewers around the world that the PFAFF sewing machine brand they love and use is continuing business as usual in designing, manufacturing and distributing the worlds premier sewing machines and is having exceptional success, said Don Fletcher, CEO of SVP Worldwide. PFAFFs 146 year sewing heritage of development and design of high quality sewing and embroidery machines carries on today and is the reason they remain the number one choice for the worlds advanced sewing enthusiasts.

SVP Worldwide and the PFAFF sewing machine brand are the global market leaders in creating perfect high quality results in all aspects of sewing. Just last month PFAFF made history with its largest portfolio unveiling of sewing and embroidery machines. The new CREATIVE 2.0, CREATIVE 4.0 sewing and embroidery machines, the EXPRESSION 2.0, EXPRESSION 3.0, QUILT EXPRESSION 4.0 sewing machines and the HOBBYLOCK 2.0 overlock and serger extend the latest innovations and technology to sewers in straightforward yet highly advanced machines.


The pinnacle of German design and engineering, PFAFF sewing machines are the worlds premier precision machines that sewers aspire to own. The PFAFF brand has a 146 year sewing heritage that creates a climate for continued development and design of high quality sewing and embroidery machines. As the perfector of the sewing craft, PFAFF machines are the catalyst for passionate sewers giving high quality results in all aspects of sewing. Known for technical refinements and precision, PFAFF sewing and embroidery machines inspire sewers to perfect their art.

About SVP Worldwide®

SVP Worldwide, a global company headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda and doing business through its affiliated companies in over 190 countries, specializes in the design, manufacture and sale of high quality household sewing machines and related products under the SINGER, HUSQVARNA VIKING, and PFAFF brand names. For more information about the Company and the companys brands view the following websites:,,,,,

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