Company History Hoffmann + Krippner GmbH

1972

Founding

Max Hoffmann + Fritz Krippner founded a company in Eberstadt for technical screen printing and painting for industrial applications

 
 

Relocation

Relocation to Buchen with in-house production and sales offices

1977
1979

The first membrane keyboard

Initial printing on foil and development of the first membrane keyboard

 
 

Expansion

Expansion of the production facility

1987
1994

Certification

Quality management certification according to DIN EN ISO 9001-2000

 
 

Switzerland

Founding of Hoffmann + Krippner Switzerland

1997
1997

Everything under one roof

Extensions of the administration and design building. Research and development, design, printing, stamping, electronics assembly, assembly, quality control, electrical and visual testing and sales are now under one roof. 

 
 

New management

Ralf Krippner becomes CEO in the second generation

2005
2007

The USA

Founding of Hoffmann + Krippner, Inc. Atlanta/USA

 
 

Austria

Opening of a sales office in Austria

2008
2008

DIN EN 14001

Environmental management certification according to DIN EN ISO 14001

 
 

The Netherlands

Opening of Hoffmann + Krippner B.V. sales office in the Netherlands

2009
2010

Expansion, Cambridge, DIN EN 13485

Expansion of production site in Buchen (new building), certification according to DIN EN 13485 and opening of Hoffmann + Krippner sales office in Cambridge