Formation of Holstein & Kappert (H&K), Dortmund, Germany
Formation of L.A. Enzinger, Worms, Germany
Setting up of the Seitz plants, Bad Kreuznach, Germany
Formation of Enzinger Union Werke AG, Mannheim, Germany
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Find out here how KHS GmbH, today based in Dortmund, has become one of the most innovative and internationally active companies in the filling and packaging industry for the beverage, food and non-food industries.
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Formation of Holstein & Kappert Inc. Waukesha, USA, as the first international branch of H&K
H&K acquires 72 % of a Brazilian mechanical engineering company, the later “KHS Indústria de Máquinas Ltda” in São Paulo
Klöckner-Werke AG (KW) in Duisburg, Germany, initially acquires 51% of H&K. The stake is increased to 100% in subsequent years.
Merger of Seitz Werke GmbH in Bad Kreuznach, Noll Maschinenfabrik GmbH in Minden and Enzinger Union Werke AG in Mannheim into Seitz Enzinger Noll Maschinenbau AG (SEN) with headquarters in Bad Kreuznach.
Klöckner-Werke takes a 24% stake in SEN and increases this stake to more than 90% by 1988/89.
Merger of the companies H&K and SEN to form KHS Maschinen- und Anlagenbau AG in Dortmund, Germany
Acquisition of the Grässle company in Karlsruhe, Germany
Joint venture with an Indian mechanical engineering company to form KHS Machinery Pvt. Ltd.
Acquisition of the Anker company in Hamburg, Germany
Acquisition of the GEA Till company in Kriftel, Germany
Acquisition of Kisters Maschinenbau GmbH in Kleve, Germany, a subsidiary of Klöckner-Werke
Acquisition of KHS Metec GmbH in Niederzissen, Germany
KHS acquires 70 % of a Chinese company, GLM2 in Shantou, whose core competencies are in filling technology for the beer industry. The joint venture operates under the name KHS China GLM2 Co. Ltd.
Salzgitter AG acquires a majority stake in Klöckner-Werke
Klöckner-Werke AG acquires the group of companies SIG Corpoplast, SIG Plasmax, both in Hamburg, Germany, SIG Asbofill in Neuss, Germany, and SIG Moldtec in Essen, Germany.
1. May 25, 2010
Conversion of KHS AG (Stock Corporation) into a GmbH (Limited Liability Corporation)
2. January 2011
KHS becomes a 100% sub-subsidiary of Salzgitter AG
Ending of GLM2 joint venture