• Founded in Rasslitz as a smithy
  • Takeover by master smith Lius Kühne; fifth generation
  • Continued by Erhardt Kühne; sixth generation
  • Manufacture of the first conveying system for a coal trader
  • Rapid growth of the production of conveying systems within this region – for agriculture, coal, pit & quarry and building materials
  • Dipl.-Ing. Frank Kühne takes over his father’s business; seventh generation
  • Further development of specialized conveying technology
  • Sole supplier for complex hop, conveying, metering and packaging systems
  • Series production of flexible conveyor systems for house and farm applications
  • Extension and relocation from Raßlitz to Lommatzsch
  • Company area 30.000 m²
  • Investmensts for buildings, maschinery and systems technology
  • Huge extension of the conveyor-system construction; planning for grit and gravel plants
  • Innovative developments: e.g. mobile Waggon unloading unit
  • Application for various patents: e.g. conveyor belt cover "Kühne-Haube"
  • Introduction of CAD equipment
  • Constant extension of scope towards the branches of recycling, environmental, chemical and food sectors
  • Matthias Kühne takes over the family business; eighth generation
  • Father and son complement each other perfectly: Experienced know-how meets fresh entrepreneurship
  • First-time participation in trade fairs: Entsorga, BAUMA, IFAT
  • Start of the carrying roller production
  • Decision: a three-year investment plan
  • Extension: "Hall 2" for separate final assembly
  • Certification: Proof of class C qualification
  • Extension: erection of a new representative management building
  • Introduction: 3D-CAD Inventor
  • Beginning of construction: "Hall 3" for storage and logistics
  • Certification of "Manufacturer's Qualification, Class D"
  • Step-by step modernization: "Hall 1" for production
  • Introduction: web-based ERP system "APlus"
  • Major contract with a substrate manufacturer in Rotterdam; delivery in a short timen
  • Redesign of our website was supported by the ESF
  • Certification according to EN 1090-2 EXC 2
  • Largest order in the company’s history for a Russion steel plant (1.5 times the annual turnover)
  • New: "Hall 4" for final assembly, 1.100m², with state-of-the-art crane equipment
  • Acquisition of a welding robot
  • Investment in a new CNC lathe machining centre
  • New product: mobile hopper for truck unloading
  • Despite the COVID-19 crisis: New investment plan "sheet metal treatment" – we will produce our sheet metal parts by ourselves!
  • A completely new department is established
  • New machinery: LVD fiber laser system 4x2m, LVD folding press rated 320t; 4.4m
  • Extensive investments in digitalization
  • State-of-the-art, automated software soltions for the sheet metal treatment, Industry 4.0
  • ERP and PDM systems up to date, integrated interfaces, automated digital procedures, new processes
  • Highest-level protection agains corrosion, up to, now includes edge rounding

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