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... since 1920

Foundation of the company and growth

1920Foundation 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

1969Delivery 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

1981Foundation of Kampf Machinery Cooperation (KMC), domiciled today in Windsor/CT, USA
1988Takeover of the KAMPF Group by Jagenberg AG, Düsseldorf
1989Construction 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 

2001/2005Two 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.  
2004Foundation of Kampf Machinery Shanghai (KMS) in China
2006Delivery of the one hundredth Universal model slitter 
2008Delivery of the five hundredth Conslit model slitter 
2009Foundation of Kampf Machinery India in Baroda, India

New markets and leadership in technology

2008Introduction on the market of narrow cutting machines for modern materials for use in new energy technologies  
2010Establishment of the innovation process as the basis for the strategic further development of KAMPF products 
201260th Sepamat 10 sold 15 years after introduction on the market 
2012Over 500 employees, service and agency branch offices all over the world 
2014KAMPF takes over LSF Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH & Co. KG based in Laußig near Leipzig
2017KAMPF delivers the 1,000th slitting machine type Conslit
2019KAMPF presents its machine program in a new design