History


Our company story in numbers

More thAn 30 years of experience

Headquarter Waldkraiburg

The addition of a new extrusion line increases production capacity in Waldkraiburg.

2018

KRAIBURG TPE Korea Ltd. was established in Seoul, South Korea.

2017
Headquarter Buford

The new KRAIBURG TPE CORPORATION facility opened, and the company relocates to Buford, GA, USA.

2016

KRAIBURG TPE Mexico S. de R.L.de D.V. gets established in Monterrey.

2015
Headquarter Malaysia

KRAIBURG TPE technology (M) Sdn. Bhd. took up production at its site in Seri Kembangan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Production started within a year following the groundbreaking ceremony on June 6, 2007.

2008

Business in China gets expanded with a sales office in Shanghai to begin operation.

2008

KRAIBURG TPE Private Limited India was established at the Bangalore site in India.

2006

KRAIBURG TPE China Ltd was established as a joint venture in Hong Kong.

2004

KRAIBURG TPE Corp. started its production at the site in Duluth, GA, USA.

2002
ground-breaking ceremony

KRAIBURG TPE GmbH & Co. KG establishes itself as a legally independent company with its production facility in Waldkraiburg. From the groundbreaking ceremony (March 1, 2001) up to the inauguration on October 20, 2001, the construction of a production building for the manufacture of thermoplastic elastomer compounds gets completed in less than a year.

2001

A sales office for North America and Latin America opened in Atlanta (Duluth), GA.

1999
A sales office for the Asia-Pacific region opened in Malaysia.

A sales office for the Asia-Pacific region opened in Malaysia.

1996

TPE was first produced at the Gummiwerk Kraiburg.

1986

First experiments with TPE were done at the Gummiwerk Kraiburg. The first sales success was achieved.

1985

Friedrich Schmidt established the Gummiwerk KRAIBURG GmbH & Co.KG. in Kraiburg-Hart. The production of rubber compounds started with rather meager resources and under the most challenging conditions. Their tireless effort and constant determination to perform enabled his sons, Peter and Fritz A. Schmidt, to increase sales and production year over year.

1947

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