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History (Milestones)

  • 2018

    50 years KOENEN

  • 2018

    Takeover of MICRON screen production division from PVF GmbH

  • 2016

    Inauguration of new Application Center – in-line concept

  • 2015

    Expansion of clean room facility, re-opening of Application center. Move to Christian Koenen GmbH at Otto-Hahn-Strasse 24. Integration of staff working in manufacture, after-sales service and administration

  • 2015

    Isabella Koenen hands over KOENEN GmbH to her son Christian Koenen

  • 2011

    Inauguration of the new Innovation Center for Research and Development

  • 2010

    Start of the Production Efficiency Program (PEP). Foundation of the KOENEN Asia Pte. Ltd. site in Singapore

  • 2008

    40-year company anniversary of KOENEN GmbH. First nanoSieb research project. First production of an XXL dye solar cell

  • 2007

    Foundation of KOENEN Solar GmbH

  • 2006

    KOENEN GmbH and Christian Koenen GmbH merge to KOENEN Group

  • 2005

    Investment in the new KOENEN Solar division

  • 2003

    Certification to DIN ISO 9001:2000
    Cooperation with the Japanese company TOPRO
    Extension of the Clean Room to 6 zones

  • 2002

    Founder and President Karl-Heinz Koenen dies in August

  • 2001

    Extension of Plant 2 by a 4-zone Clean Room incl. a 25,400 dpi resolution high-performance photo plotter

  • 2000

    Development of the trampoline covering and the layer thickness measuring device for stencils and screens

  • 1999

    Investment in a third laser system

  • 1998

    Investment in a second laser system

  • 1994

    KOENEN GmbH expanded with the opening of plant 2. In the same year, KOENEN GmbH was certified for the first time according to DIN EN ISO 9001:1994

  • 1987

    Construction of a new company building in Maiglöckchenweg 8 (Plant 1). Building of the first air-conditioned Clean Room for manufacture. Installation of an efficient electronic inventory management system. Manufacture of the first printing screens for wafer metallisation

  • 1983

    Son Christian Koenen joins the family business. Extension of the manufacture and hiring of additional staff

  • 1980

    The partnership converted to a joint stock company

  • 1974

    Relocation to Ottobrunn, commissioning of initial production of precision screens and first employees hired

  • 1972

    Invention and development of the die-casting frame

  • 1969

    Construction of diverse screen printing frames

  • 1968

    In 1968 Isabella and Karl-Heinz Koenen established a company with the same name - KOENEN. In addition to the retail sale of polyester fabrics for graphic and technical screen printing, the production of screens began. Already in 1969, KOENEN started developing its own screen print frames

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