... since 1920

Foundation of the company and growth

Foundation of Kampf by Erwin Kampf in Wiehl, manufacture of slitters and winders for the paper-processing industry

Development of the patented biaxial stretching units in the sixties

Delivery of the world’s first station machine for foils up to a working width of 5 m 
Continuous portfolio expansion to include laminating, painting and coating systems as well as winding and adhesive foil machines.

From family business to group affiliation

Foundation of Kampf Machinery Cooperation (KMC), domiciled today in Windsor/CT, USA

Takeover of the Kampf Group by Jagenberg AG, Düsseldorf

Construction of the technical centre with 400 square metres floor space at the Wiehl location. Stepping up of research and development work.

Globalisation and international major projects


Two stages of expansion of a major project in China.  
Delivery in each case of three separating machines (Sepamat 10), a Duplomat and a foil slitter (Unial) to a well-known producer of aluminium foil.  

Foundation of Kampf Machinery Shanghai (KMS) in China

Delivery of the one hundredth Universal model slitter 

Delivery of the five hundredth Conslit model slitter 

Foundation of Kampf Machinery India in Baroda, India

New markets and leadership in technology

Introduction on the market of narrow cutting machines for modern materials for use in new energy technologies  

Establishment of the innovation process as the basis for the strategic further development of Kampf products 

60th Sepamat 10 sold 15 years after introduction on the market 

Over 500 employees, service and agency branch offices all over the world 

Kampf takes over LSF Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH & Co. KG based in Laußig near Leipzig

Kampf delivers the 1,000th slitting machine type Conslit

Kampf presents its machine program in a new design

ATLAS Converting Ltd. becomes member of Jagenberg Group

Kampf Schneid- und Wickeltechnik GmbH & Co. KG becomes Kampf GmbH