We have grown for over 124 years. Since we have never been short of ideas.
Perfect solutions do not need only farsightedness and experience but also the latest technology for realizing your ideas together with us. As an innovation partner of the most important machine manufacturers and material manufacturers, it is possible for us to inform ourselves about the latest state of technology and the associated opportunities. It is our mission to use new trends and innovations for your ideas. Whatever is presented to the world tomorrow, KL Druck can implement for you already today.
Numerous innovations have shaped KL Druck track record which began more than 120 years ago with the foundation of the „Neographic Institution“ by Wilhelm Kürten in Cologne. Groundbreaking inventions and patents can be ascribed to the pioneering spirit of the company. Customer orientation, quality and economy are values that have been cultivated at KL Druck from the very beginning - and will be maintained in the future.
We are looking forward to discovering new ways. Together with you.
For your ideas to turn out to be a success.
We have always been innovative.
A brief overview of our company history
|1896:||Wilhelm Kürten founds a “Neografische Anstalt” („Neographic Institution“) in Cologne|
|1930:||Development of a patented dry-light copying system|
|1948:||Inclusion of flat-bed printing and screen printing|
|1969:||Introduction of offset printing|
|1982:||Rudolf August Kürten invents the pathbreaking screen-printing squeegee for reproducible halftone screen printing|
|1992:||KL Druck commissions the first digital printing machine and becomes an authorised 3M Scotchprint processor|
|1996:||Rolf Kürten takes over the management in the anniversary year|
|1997:||KL Druck becomes a development partner of Scitex Vision (HP)|
|2004:||Beta tester for MAN-900 XXL Offset|
|2007:||Beta tester for KBA 205/UV offset|
|2008:||Introduction of textile printing|
|2009:||Beta tester for HP FB 7500|
|2010:||Introduction of green technology for digital printing|
|2011:||New construction of the modern digital printing centre|
|2013:||KL Druck tests the HP Scitex FB10000 in the beta phase|
|2015:||Installation of the most efficient textile printing system Durst Rhotex HS|
|2016:||Installation of the Durst Rho 1312|
|2018:||Installation of the latest 5-meter plant with 1200dpi and white option|
|2019:||Installation of the Fuji Jet Press with up to 3500 different motifs per hour|
|2020:||Foundation of KL Digital|