is a German
producer of mountain sports equipment. The head office is in Tettnang/Germany
. It was founded in 1974 by Albrecht von Dewitz
. The name of the firm is derived from the initials of its founder (V, D
Products are among other things tents, backpacks and sleeping bags. There are about 1100 global employees, 320 employees in Germany of which 200 work in the head office. 60 % of turnover is made in Germany.