Valves since 1920


We have been inspiring our customers with innovation and quality since 1920.
From the world-famous Steiff teddy bear to a global supplier of valves and TPMS solutions. 

We look back on 100 years of experience and look forward to a new century! 

[Translate to US English:] 100 years ALLIGATOR
Founder of the ALLIGATOR valve factory: Richard Steiff

ALLIGATOR - A Brand with History

Exactly 100 years ago, a small department for valves was established in the toy factory Margarete Steiff GmbH in Giengen, Swabia. Today ALLIGATOR is one of the world's leading brands for valves and tyre pressure monitoring.

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ALLIGATOR Quality Management - Your Demands Count

ALLIGATOR stands up to the constantly growing demands for products in the valve and sensor technology sector. Quality is a decisive factor here. In the development of our products, we therefore place special emphasis on the highest quality standards and the strictest safety precautions. With the help of ALLIGATOR's quality policy, we want to ensure that the requirements of all customers for our products and processes are completely fulfilled. Satisfied customers are the employees are among the essential elements of our ALLIGATOR quality policy.

Every year, ALLIGATOR delivers over 200 million safety parts to our customers. A functioning quality management system is a prerequisite for this, as is the long-term cooperation with our customers and suppliers. Valves and tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) are safety parts. That is why all important dimensions and functions are checked fully automatically during production and assembly. At 100%! In addition, in our series production we test every single valve for  its function before it leaves our company.


ALLIGATOR Innovations - We Think in Solutions

Innovations and technologies have always characterised the work at ALLIGATOR. The famous ALLIGATOR Express Valve from 1930 or the Snap-In Valve for tubeless tires from 1956 are just a few examples of the innovations developed over the years at ALLIGATOR. Also the famous Double Seal Cap V2B, which makes millions of trucks safer and helps them to save fuel.The development in valve technology is continuously being advanced. For example, ALLIGATOR valve systems for tire pressure monitoring (TPMS) in the original equipment sector and®, the ALLIGATOR TPMS solution for the replacement market, are today the technology carriers on which many garages and automobile manufacturers rely. We think in terms of solutions: practice-oriented and always with the needs of our customers in mind. With ALLIGATOR's extensive product range in the valve and sensor technology sector, we offer solutions for all application areas – so that we can meet your individual situations and requirements.