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Latest Press Releases

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Körber with new Group Executive Board Member for Technology and Operations

Erich Hoch will become a member of the Körber Group Executive Board with effect from September 1, 2018. This was decided by the Group's Supervisory Board.

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Körber acquires IIoT specialist connyun to further strengthen its digital competence

The Karlsruhe-based startup becomes part of Business Area Körber Digital and is led by a skilled management team from both companies.

connyun, founded in 2016 and formerly owned...

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Körber Group completes sale of United Grinding Group

Körber Group sells its Business Area Machine Tools / Sale to investor pool opens up new development opportunities for United Grinding Group

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Körber acquires Centriq, a leading provider of voice-directed warehousing and modeling solutions

Transaction covers Centriq Group Ltd., including its voice solution business Voiteq and modeling and simulation business Cirrus Logistics / Acquisition establishes Körber’s...

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A successful year for Körber: Strong operational growth, further strenghtening of global activtivities and technology position as well as consistent expansion of digital solution expertise

Order intake, Group sales and Group results raised /Successful strategic investments as well as acquisitions in technologies and regions support growth /Focused expansion of...

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Körber Group Executive Board will in future have Chief Digital Officer as additional function

Dr. Christian Schlögel will become member of the Group Executive Board of Körber AG with effect from September 1, 2018 at the latest. This was decided by the Supervisory Board of...

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Körber Group invests in robotics start-up Magazino

The international technology group Körber invests in the Munich-based robotics start-up Magazino. Contracts for a minority stake in Magazino were signed on February 26, 2018....

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Körber invests in Next Logistics Accelerator

The logistics location Hamburg is enriched by a new innovation driver: the Next Logistics Accelerator (NLA). Körber is, among other well-known industry leaders, an early investor....

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Change in the Executive Board of Körber AG

Michael Horn, currently CTO/COO of Körber AG, requested the Supervisory Board to release him from his current contract in order to meet new challenges outside the Group. The...

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Stefan Kirschke to be new Körber Chief Financial Officer

Stefan Kirschke was named the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Körber AG, effective December 14, 2017.

Stefan Kirschke succeeds Harald Vogelsang as Group CFO. Vogelsang left...

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Acquisition of Systec & Services GmbH by Körber AG concluded

The international technology group Körber completed the acquisition of Systec & Services GmbH with effect from November 1, 2017, following approval from the respective antitrust...

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Körber plans takeover of Systec & Services GmbH

Hamburg/Karlsruhe, September 19th, 2017. The international technology group Körber seeks to further strengthen its Business Area Pharma Systems with the acquisition of system...

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Körber acquires HighJump – a leading US-American supply chain and cloud solutions specialist

Acquisition will create leading international provider in the cloud supply chain management application segments // HighJump provides Körber with a stronger foothold in the US...

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Körber IT Solutions GmbH zieht an den Berliner Bogen

Zum 1. August 2017 zieht die Körber IT Solutions GmbH an den Berliner Bogen in die Hamburger City Süd. Das international agierende IT-Unternehmen geht damit den nächsten Schritt in...

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Körber Group invests in Berlin-based start-up “BigRep”

Focus on future technologies: The international technology Group Körber signed the contracts for a minority interest in the Berlin-based start-up "BigRep". With the shares, the...

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Körber AG acquires majority shares in DMLogic LLC

The international technology Group Körber concluded the acquisition of the US American company DMLogic on June 30, 2017. With its takeover of the software specialists´ majority...

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Körber Group acquires MTC S.R.L.

Hamburg (Germany) / Lucca (Italy) June 16, 2017. The international technology group Körber, headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, completed the acquisition of MTC S.R.L., based in...

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Continuing growth with Innovation 4.0

Group results up to €171 million / Record Group incoming orders of €2,357 million / Successful operative business puts Group revenue at €2,215 million // Innovation 4.0: Digital...

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Körber AG investiert in den High-Tech Gründerfonds

Der internationale Technologiekonzern Körber beteiligt sich am High-Tech Gründerfonds III und fördert so gezielt junge Unternehmen, die an vielversprechenden Geschäftsmodellen...

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Acquisition of Fargo Automation, Inc. by Körber AG concluded

The international technology group Körber, headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, completed the acquisition of Fargo Automation, Inc., based in Fargo, North Dakota, USA with effects...

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Körber AG plans to acquire Fargo Automation, Inc.

The international technology group Körber, headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, is planning to acquire the company Fargo Automation, Inc., based in Fargo, North Dakota, USA. Fargo...

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New Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Körber AG

Richard Bauer succeeds Dr. Werner Redeker, who retires, as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Körber AG.

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New CEO for the Körber AG

As of October 1st Stephan Seifert is the new CEO of Körber AG. Seifert has been member of the Group Executive Board since 2012. He succeeds – as was planned for a long time –...

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Körber AG acquires Qubiqa Logistics

The international technology Group Körber has completed its acquisition of Qubiqa Logistics with effect on July 12, 2016. With its takeover of the Danish intralogistics company,...

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International technology group Körber creates the future by successfully investing in “Industry 4.0”

Körber, the international technology group, continued to implement its strategy for sustained growth and technology leadership in 2015. This was achieved through acquisitions and...

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Leading pharma MES provider Werum IT Solutions extends presence in Asia Pacific by acquiring Factorytalk’s MES business

Werum IT Solutions GmbH, the leading international supplier of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) software for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry, and Factorytalk...

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Barry-Wehmiller acquires Winkler+Dünnebier GmbH and POEM GmbH (W+D) from Körber AG

W+D becomes second business in Barry-Wehmiller’s expanding Converting Solutions platform

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Long-term succession plan in the Group’s top management

Hamburg, December 1, 2015. Stephan Seifert became the Vice Chairman of the Group Executive Board on November 1, 2015 and will become the new Chairman of the Group Executive Board...

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Körber successfully issues Schuldschein loan worth € 600 million

Hamburg, December 1, 2015. With the issuing of a Schuldschein loan in mid-October, Körber AG has created a strategic reservoir of financing for growth activities. Körber has thus...

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Barry-Wehmiller to acquire Winkler+Dünnebier GmbH and POEM GmbH from Körber AG

ST. LOUIS - October 13, 2015 - Barry-Wehmiller Companies, Inc. has executed a definitive agreement to acquire the operations of Winkler+Dünnebier GmbH, including POEM (W+D). The...

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Acquisition of Efacec Handling Solutions S.A. by Körber AG concluded

Hamburg, 17th of September 2015. The international technology group Körber completed the acquisition of Efacec Handling Solutions with effect from 17th of September 2015 following...

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Körber Group: Business Area Tobacco aligns itself to fundamental structural change in the market

After record years, Business Area Tobacco is now consolidating sustainable and long-term competitiveness with structural alignment // Cutting around 800 jobs worldwide is...

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Körber AG pursues internationalization by acquiring Efacec Handling Solutions

The international technology group Körber is acquiring Efacec Handling Solutions, a leading supplier of automated Material Handling and Storage Systems, based in Porto, Portugal....

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Following a record year in 2014 Körber AG prepares for structural and strategic adjustments

The leading international technology group Körber closed the business year 2014 with a record result and the Group is addressing the structural changes in its markets at an early...

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Körber Subsidiary United Grinding Group AG plans joint venture for additive process with inspire AG

Clear focus on innovation: On May 1, 2015, Körber subsidiary United Grinding Group signed a cooperation agreement with university-affiliated inspire AG for a joint venture that...

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Körber AG startet Umfrage zur Arbeitgebermarke

Der Hamburger Technologiekonzern Körber rückt das Thema Arbeitgebermarke in den Fokus und startet am 13. Oktober 2014 eine Online-Umfrage unter potenziellen Mitarbeitern.

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MarquipWardUnited completes acquisition of the Operations of Papersystems Group

MarquipWardUnited, Inc., a Barry-Wehmiller company, has completed the acquisition of the operations of Körber AG’s Papersystems companies after receiving approval from the...

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Successful business year in 2013 for Körber Group

The Körber Group continued its successful development in the business year 2013. Körber Group CEO Richard Bauer together with Group CFO Stephan Seifert give a positive account of...

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Körber AG completes acquisition of inconso AG

Körber AG has completed its acquisition of the majority sof shares in inconso AG after re-ceiving approval from the antitrust authorities, effective April 30, 2014.

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Körber AG acquires inconso AG

inconso AG is a leading provider of logistics software. The acquisition, which is still subject to the approval of the antitrust authorities, will enable the Körber Group to...

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MarquipWardUnited Plans to Acquire the Operations of Papersystems Group

MarquipWardUnited, Inc., a Barry-Wehmiller company, has executed a definitive agreement to acquire the operations of Körber AG’s Papersystems companies: E.C.H. Will GmbH, Pemco...

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Körber AG completes acquisition of Werum IT Solutions AG

On March 20, 2014, Körber AG completed the acquisition of Werum IT Solutions AG, based in Lüneburg, Germany, after the deal was approved by the antitrust authorities.

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Körber AG plans to acquire Werum IT Solutions AG

The international technology group Körber is planning to acquire the company Werum IT Solutions AG, formerly Werum Software & Systems AG, based in Lüneburg, Germany. Werum is the...

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Henriette Viebig new Director of Group Communications at Körber

Henriette Viebig (41) has been appointed Director of Group Communications at Körber AG with effect from January 1, 2014. She is succeeding Tobias Apfel, who is taking up new career...

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Fabio Perini and Langhammer showcase at the MIAC Fair

The yearly MIAC will be taking place in Lucca from October 16 to 18. This will be the 20th time that companies from the international paper industry have got together for this...

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Körber launches revamped Corporate Design

As part of its ongoing strategic development, the Körber Group introduced its revamped corporate design on September 16, 2013. The newly adapted design is intended to further...

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Körber company Hauni donates computers to Hamburg schools

Trainees of the Hauni Maschinenbau AG reconditioned 75 old computers that were being replaced by the company, giving them a new lease of life at three Hamburg schools.

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Körber Schleifring and LTi showcase their know-how at the EMO Fair

The EMO Fair is being held from September 16 to 21, 2013 in Hanover. Attracting some 150,000 visitors, this is one of the world’s largest and most influential fairs for the machine...

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Körber AG reacquires Papersystems Group - Insolvency proceedings averted

Following constructive negotiations, all involved parties have now reached agreement that Körber AG will reacquire the shares in the Papersystems Holding as well as its companies...

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Weimer Pharma GmbH is to be shut down - Körber AG is planning an orderly closure with social plan

Following a lengthy and intensive assessment of the situation, Körber AG, Hamburg, has announced that it is planning to shut down the Rastatt-based pharmaceuticals contract...

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Körber AG donates 100,000 euros to help victims of the 2013 floods

Körber AG will be immediately providing a total of 100,000 euros to help the victims of the 2013 floods. This sum will be allocated to four recipients who have faced exceptional...

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Renowned US-Award for Dividella Customer

The AmeriStar Package Award for a syringe carton designed in collaboration with the swiss Körber Medipak company Dividella goes to the american pharmaceutical company Sanofi...

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»IT'S TISSUE« – The Technology Trade Show of the Italian Tissue Industry

"IT'S TISSUE", a trade show jointly organized by twelve Italian tissue specialists, including the Körber company Fabio Perini, will take place for the first time in Tuscany from...

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Körber Group remains on track for success

Sales exceed €2 billion for the first time / Profit before tax reaches €228 million / Successful acquisitions of Aberle (2012) and LTi (2013)

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Green light from the antitrust authorities: Acquisition of LTi by Körber AG sealed

Following the approval of the antitrust authorities, Körber AG has now completed its acquisition of the Lahnau-based LTi Group with effect from March 28, 2013.

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Studer scoops yet another innovation prize

Following hard on the heels of their recent “Prodex Award”, at the end of February the Swiss grinding specialists also won the “intec prize 2013” for their unique...

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Growing together: Körber acquires the LTi Group

Körber has bought the LTi Group, Lahnau. LTi is a leading automation and sensor specialist whose solutions are deployed in numerous fields. With the acquisition, which is subject...

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Aberle GmbH again nominated for the German Medium-sized Company Award

Once again this year, Körber subsidiary Aberle GmbH has been nominated for one of the most important prizes in the German business community: the "Medium-sized Company Award" 2013...

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LogiMat: Intralogistics solutions in triple pack

From 19 to 21 February, the Körber Group companies Aberle, Aberle Software and Langhammer will for the first time be jointly presenting their intralogistics solutions at the...

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Langhammer exhibiting at the CEMAT South America in Brazil

As an expert for palletizing systems and automation solutions Langhammer, a company of the Körber Group, will be exhibiting its products and solutions in Hall 1 at booth A16. The...

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Körber focusing the core activities of the Pharmaceutical Packaging Systems Division

The Hamburg-based Körber Group is focusing the core activities of its Pharmaceutical Packaging Systems Division. In future the division, with Körber Medipak as the lead company,...

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Subsidiary Studer wins innovation prize

Studer’s grinding specialists have won the top ‘Prodex-Award’ innovation prize. The jury was impressed by their ‘Studer Technology’ software. This radically simplifies the...

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Körber acquires part of Aldata Retail Solutions GmbH

The Hamburg-based Körber Group is acquiring a part of the company Aldata Retail Solutions GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany. The 32 employees of the Industry Logistics Business Unit, which...

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Fritz Studer Award for outstanding doctoral thesis

Fritz Studer AG, a Körber Group company, awarded a research prize within the framework of last week’s AMB fair in Stuttgart. The Fritz Studer Award for outstanding graduate and...

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Tobias Apfel new Director of Group Communications at Körber

Tobias Apfel (36) has been appointed Director of Group Communications at the Hamburg-based technology group Körber with effect from September 1, 2012. He is succeeding Bettina...

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Stephan Seifert joining Körber Executive Board

The Supervisory Board has appointed Stephan Seifert (45), previously responsible on the Divisional Management Board of Körber Process Solutions for finance and controlling, to the...

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Körber acquires Aberle Group

The Hamburg-based Körber Group is acquiring the company Aberle Automation GmbH & Co. KG, Leingarten (near Heilbronn). Aberle is a leading provider of automation and control...

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From conception to mailbox in record time with W+D TIMOS

At the drupa trade fair in Düsseldorf, Germany, W+D unveiled a world first for direct mail production, integrating envelope manufacturing, printing and inserting in a single...

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Record year for the Körber Group

Last year the Körber Group enjoyed one of the most successful financial years in its history. Sales and pre-tax results both hit new record highs. Incoming orders passed €2 billion...

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Realignment as Körber Process Solutions

The former paper division of Körber AG, Körber PaperLink, will undergo a strategic realignment and is being presented in a new and fresh design. The division’s new name, Körber...

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Körber divests Paper Systems to Investment Group

In the wake of its realignment, Körber AG has reached an understanding with an investment group advised by Orlando Management AG (Munich, Germany) for the sale of Paper Systems....

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40+20 = Worldwide success

The company’s 40th anniversary, 20 years at the Freiberg location and a new company building: there was a lot to celebrate in 2011

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EMO 2011: Grinding technology fascinates the experts

The technological novelties of the SCHLEIFRING group attracted wide interest among the international expert audience at the EMO 2011 in Hannover, Germany.

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Körber is seeking an investor for Paper Systems

Within the context of its long-term corporate strategy to boost profitable growth, the Körber Group is planning to reposition itself. In order to sharpen its focus on fast-growing...

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Körber Group achieves strong growth

Technology expertise to be applied to new markets

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Körber Group donates €250,000.00 for Japan

The Körber Group is donating €250,000.00 to help the victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

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Training launch brings 250 Körber trainees from Germany and Switzerland together

Trainees from twelve Körber companies were invited to attend a special event in Hamburg last Thursday and Friday. Within the context of the fifth training launch at the Körber...

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Körber acquires Seidenader Maschinenbau

The Hamburg-based Körber Group is buying the company Seidenader Maschinenbau GmbH, Markt Schwaben (near Munich). Seidenader is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of...

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Kugler-Womako wins Innovation Award 2010

The German Printing Industry Innovation Award is considered as the most coveted award in this industry and was presented for the seventh time this year. Kugler-Womako took 1st...

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Schleifring at the 2010 AMB in Stuttgart

The AMB, the international metalworking exhibition, takes place every two years in Stuttgart. This year it scored once again as one of the major trade fairs for the machine-tool...

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Winkler+Dünnebier AG acquires business operations of Buhrs ITM GmbH

With effect from October 2, 2010, Winkler+Dünnebier AG (W+D) acquires the business operations of Buhrs ITM GmbH, Löhne, Germany, with a total of 46 employees. Buhrs ITM has been...

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Groundbreaking Ceremony at Laser Center North

The groundbreaking ceremony for the new Laser Center North (Laserzentrum Nord or LZN) took place in Bergedorf on September 1, 2010 in the presence of Hamburg’s new Senator of...

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Hildemar Böhm Joins Körber Executive Board

Hildemar Böhm (51), previously CEO of the GEA Mechanical Equipment Segment, has been appointed to the Executive Board of Körber AG by the Supervisory Board. Böhm is also assuming...

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EWAG Presents Tomorrow’s Technology

EWAG made a huge impression on experts when it premiered the laser machine LASER LINE at Demodays before approx. 120 customers.

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Körber Annual Report wins award

Körber AG’s Annual Report secured the Bronze Award at the Vision Awards organized by the League of American Communications Professionals.

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Körber Group Deploys Modern Online Recruiting

With its new online service, the Körber Group has made its job market even more user-friendly than before. The clear and intuitive structure means potential candidates can find...

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Körber Group Relatively Unscathed by Economic Crisis

Körber companies were not impervious to the repercussions of the economic crisis in the 2009 financial year. “On a sector comparison, however, the Körber Group performed relatively...

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Schleifring successful at GrindTec

Körber Schleifring’s presence this year at the leading international trade fair for the grinding technology sector, GrindTec in Augsburg, was very successful.

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Hauni acquires French special supplier of measuring equipment

With the acquisition of the company SODIM SAS near to Orléans, France, Hauni Maschinenbau AG extends its expertise in measuring and analysis instruments for cigarette and filter...

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Körber awards two scholarships

For the eighth time, Körber AG awarded two study grants for a master's degree at Hamburg's Northern Institute of Technology (NIT) this year.

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EMO 2009: leading trade fair for the machine tool industry defies economic crisis

Around 1,400 exhibitors from 39 countries and 124,500 specialist visitors to Milan’s new exhibition centre this year underscored the EMO’s huge importance as the leading trade fair...

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Hauni supports Laser Zentrum Nord

Hauni Maschinenbau AG is the main sponsor of the newly founded Laser Zentrum Nord (LZN), which was launched today in Hamburg by the Secretary of Commerce, Mr. Axel Gedaschko. The...

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Gerhard Breu appointed to the Körber Executive Board

Gerhard Breu (49), Head of the Division Pharmaceutical Packaging Systems, has been appointed to the Executive Board of Körber AG. Breu is set to join the Executive Board on 1...

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Körber companies as initiators of social commitment

Körber AG and its three Hamburg-based group companies Blohm Jung, E.C.H. Will and Hauni are supporting the initiative “Anstiften!” organized by the Körber Foundation. With each...

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Strong Growth in 2008 for Körber Group

The 2008 fiscal year was very successful for the Körber Group. Körber CEO, Dr Werner Redeker, gave a positive account of the company’s performance at a press conference in Hamburg...

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Körber builds up new business segment

Acquisition of Weimer Pharma – New subsidiary established for innovative and customized pharmaceutical packaging

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New trainess at Körber- 124 trainees from 15 companies visit Hamburg

For the fourth year in a row, the KörberForum – Kehrwieder 12 in Hamburg’s harbor district has hosted the new trainees event at Körber.

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Körber AG is an "instigator"

Körber AG is a partner in the Körber Foundation “Instigate Change! 50 New Ideas for Hamburg” initiative (Anstiften! 50 Impulse für Hamburg).

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