Company History

KRUPS Fördersysteme GmbH was founded by the brothers Peter and Matthias Krups in Neuwied, Germany. The first self-engineered and developed products were belt and roller conveyors.
First huge conveyor project using the self-engineered LOGO!MAT Conveyor design including the KRUPS patent efficient, innovative and cost-efficient corner technology.
KRUPS Fördersysteme GmbH builds a new facility in Dernbach, Germany and moves in. KRUPS GmbH opened its door as a full service automation provider with 1.200 sq. meters manufacturing area and 225 sq. meters office space.
2001 Expansion of the manufacturing area up to 2.000 sq. meters in Dernbach, Germany.
2001 KRUPS Conveyor Systems, Inc. opens a sales and service office in Fort Worth, Texas. This location was established to sell, service, and support KRUPS roller conveyor systems for the U.S. market.
2002 KRUPS Conveyor Systems, Inc. moves to Erlanger, Kentucky. This move allowed for a more centralized location and improved customer service. This new facility added the capabilities of in house production, customisation, and final assembly of modular conveyor systems including inventory.
History building 2004
KRUPS Conveyor Systems, Inc. builds a new facility in Hebron, Kentucky and changes its name to LOGOMAT automation systems, Inc.:
LOGOMAT automation systems, Inc. opened its doors as a full service automation provider offering sales, service, engineering and manufacturing in one location. Manufacturing began in our spacious facility with more high tech machinery and an expansion of on-hand inventory.
Expansion of the manufacturing area up to 3.000 sq. meter and the office space up to 500 sq. meter at the headquarter in Dernbach, Germany.

Aerial view of the facility of KRUPS Fördersysteme GmbH in Dernbach, Germany in 2010

LOGOMAT automation systems, Inc. expands and utilizes the entire building. The manufacturing capabilities grew to approximately 1.800 sq. meters (19.400 sq. feet) in Hebron, KY.
2011 Philipp Krups takes over as the President of LOGOMAT automation systems, Inc. in Hebron, KY to provide local management of operations in the U.S.  
2011 LOGOMAT automation systems, Inc. is officially represented by Goxin to provide customer service and sales in Brazil.  
2012 LOGOMAT automation systems, Inc. expands machining capabilities by 20 % to achieve more flexibility for in house production of parts in the Hebron, KY facility. This expansion allows for in house production of standard and customer specific machined parts. Increasing in house production provides customers with increased reliability, reduction in delivery times and reduced production costs. To further improve customer service LOGOMAT automation systems, Inc. reorganized its warehouse and streamlined in house procedures to become more efficient.  
LOGOMAT (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. is officially established in Shanghai, China:
This new location allows for direct sales, customer support, and service of our LOGO!MAT Conveyor Systems in China. This is the first step for increasing KRUPS Fördersysteme GmbH’s presence in the Asian market.
LOGOMAT automation systems, Inc. expands its North America facility in Hebron, KY with a 11.600 sq. feet building addition.  
Second stage of the LOGOMAT automation systems, Inc. expansion with adding a new high-precision laser and a 100-ton press brake for all bending operations in Hebron, KY. With the new in-house sheet metal fabrication we follow our internal philosophy to be able to produce every part internally.
2019 In August 2019, the two founders Matthias & Peter Krups transferred the operative business to Krups Automation GmbH and thus to the next generation of the family business, which has been established since 1983. The continuity of the company as well as the innovative products are prepared for the future.  

KRUPS The Company