Nitzan Kimchi and Dror Tishler, KATA founders, got to be familiar with refined military gear amid their equipment during their military service in an elite combat unit. In this way, they created and offered camera bag solutions for themselves along with other special units for over 10 years. In 1992, in light of an expanded interest for their products, and following a lengthy process of product development, they chose to set found KATA.
In a very brief time frame, KATA evolved from a R&D lab to an organization that creates, makes and markets a thousands of products to hundreds of customers while becoming a leader in its field.
Over a period of time, KATA recruited an experienced and proficient staff. These professionals assumed key positions of R&D, Management and Marketing. This core group is the main thrust behind KATA's advancement.
In 2005 KATA became a part the VITEC Group and under its Imaging Division the organization has expanded and prospered world wide cooperating with its sister organizations; Avenger, Gitzo, Manfrotto, and others. Kata has become a notable and regarded brand in the Photo and Video, which is disseminated in more than one hundred nations around the globe