History

Innovative Conveyor systems on the way to the future

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2019

In August 2019, founders Matthias & Peter Krups handed over the operational business to KRUPS Automation GmbH. The next generation is now handling the day-to-day functions of the family business that has been in operation since 1983. The company is in excellent hands and ready to move into a new era, continuing to produce innovative and modern conveyor systems well into the future.

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2016

LOGOMAT automation systems, Inc. expanded its production capacity even further with the integration of a high-precision laser and a press brake for all bending operations.

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2015

LOGOMAT automation systems, Inc. expanded its production facility at its Hebron, KY location in America by more than 1,000 square meters.

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2014

Official founding of the joint venture LOGOMAT (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, China. This new location provides direct sales of LOGO!MAT Transfer Systems and local customer service in China. It represents the first step toward KRUPS Fördersysteme, GmbH building a presence in the Asian market.

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2012

LOGOMAT automation systems, Inc. expands its production capacity by 20% to achieve higher flexibility in its in-house production capabilities. We can now produce more standard components, as well as customized components in our own facility, leading to increased reliability, shorter lead times, and lower production costs. To further improve customer service, LOGOMAT automation systems, Inc. is reorganizing our warehouse and optimizing our production processes to make them more efficient.

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2011

Goxin becomes an official partner of LOGOMAT automation systems, Inc. for sales and service in Brazil.

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2011

Philipp Krups becomes the president of LOGOMAT automation systems, Inc. in Hebron, KY. His presence will help improve and regulate the processes on site, including project management, service and support, sales and even expanding the local business with more in-house capabilities.

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2010

LOGOMAT automation systems, Inc. takes over the entire building previously used with Hahn Automation, Inc. in Hebron, Kentucky, thereby increasing its production area to a total of 1,800 sqm.

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2008

KRUPS Fördersysteme GmbH expands its production area to a total of 3,000 sqm and its office space to a total of 500 sqm at its location in Dernbach, Germany.

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2004

Complete new construction of a company building in Hebron, Kentucky and simultaneous change of name from KRUPS Conveyor Systems, Inc. to LOGOMAT automation systems, Inc. LOGOMAT automation systems, Inc. is now a full-service provider of assembly automation systems, combining manufacturing, development, sales and service in one location. Using state-of-the-art machinery and a larger warehouse, production begins at the new American location.

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2002

Relocation of KRUPS Conveyor Systems, Inc. to Erlanger, Kentucky. The new location with its own final assembly is located more centrally in America and offers the possibility to provide better customer service by customizing the systems to customer requirements, as well as a faster reaction to changes due to its own warehousing.

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2001

Foundation of the American subsidiary KRUPS Conveyor Systems, Inc. in Fort Worth, Texas, for sales and service of conveyor systems on the US market.

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2001

New construction of a further production hall in Dernbach with a total production area of now 2,000 sqm.

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1996

Complete new construction of two production halls with a total production area of 1,200 sqm and an office area of 225 sqm in Dernbach (Westerwald). Relocation of KRUPS Fördersysteme GmbH to the new buildings in the same year.

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1988

First customer system with workpiece carriers based on the self-developed and patented LOGO!MAT principle of innovative and cost-effective curve technology.

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1983

Founding of the family business KRUPS Fördersysteme GmbH by the brothers Peter and Matthias Krups in Neuwied, Germany. The first own designs are made in the field of belt conveyors and roller conveyors.