Deerhunter History

The History Behind Deerhunter

Deerhunter is a part of the Danish company F. Engel K/S, a family-owned concern founded in back in 1927 and currently managed by the fourth generation. Deerhunter was established in 1985 as a direct result of the Engel family’s passion for hunting and outdoor pursuits.

Their vision is to develop and manufacture clothing for modern hunters and outdoor individualists for whom freedom of movement and high-technical quality is of vital importance. F. Engel has grown every year for the past twenty five years and successively added to its collections. Today Deerhunter offers a comprehensive range of clothing for hunting and outdoor pursuits. The Deerhunter concept has stood the test of time. Deerhunter is now represented in more than 30 countries across the world, and has earned a solid reputation as the brand of choice when it comes to comfortable and functional high-quality, high-technological clothing. The original Deerhunter concept remains unchanged – Deerhunter is a brand that always makes customers feel that they are getting good value for money.

The F. Engel main office is located at Haderslev in southern Denmark, and employs 150 people. The group also has two factories in Lithuania, employing a total of 570 seamstresses. In addition to Deerhunter, F Engel also manufactures a number of well-known brands: WorkZone and FE Engel workwear, Shellbrook, DXO and Sunwill® men’s trousers.


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