A Company with a Future

Development is the top priority at KROENERT. In order to ensure that your lines are always at the forefront of technology and we can find innovative solutions for your requirements, KROENERT keeps its eye on the future.

However, this vision requires a solid foundation: the tradition of over 110 years of company history. Knowledge and experience form the foundation for new development.

Milestones in the company history

In the course of the company’s history there have been many events which have impacted on the company as well as the entire field of mechanical engineering.

1903

Establishment of Maschinenfabrik Max Kroenert

1922

First coating and laminating machine for wax and paraffin

1936

First aluminum / paper laminating line

1958

First RECO for dry laminating

1968

First self-adhesive label hotmelt line

1978

Development of multi-roll coating processes for solvent-free siliconization

1984

Development  PAK 400 EP for epoxy resin coating

1994

Development  MPG 600 CI doctor chamber blade

1999

First line with curtain coating technology

2002

Patents: development of edge control technology for curtain coating

2003

Patent for process for emulsion adhesive coating using curtain coating

2004

Operational launch of widest and fastest R&D line in the world

2005

Patent: edge exhaust for curtain coating technology

2008

Development of sleeve technology for screen roller coating

2009

World record, solvent-free laminating at 800 m/min

2010

First line for coating of battery electrodes

2010

Introduction to market of Labco narrow web line

2011

Development of bead coat coating process

2012

Introduction to market of modular MCO 5000

2012

Patent: intermittent coating with slot die

2014

First inline OPV production line