LEONHARD KURZ and ARBURG to present efficient production technologies for recycled plastics at FAKUMA 2023

Fürth/Germany, October 02, 2023: From October 17 to 21, 2023, FAKUMA in Friedrichshafen will shed light on all aspects of the future-relevant topic of plastic. Plastics manufacturers and processors from all over the world will present innovative and durable high-tech solutions for a wide variety of sectors at the trade fair, from the automotive sector to the packaging industry and construction. The questions of how manufacturing and decoration processes can be optimized, which sustainable raw materials can be used, and which technologies bring us closer to a real circular economy are increasingly being addressed.

FAKUMA 2023: KURZ and DECKERFORM to demonstrate options for the use and decoration of recycled plastics

Fürth/Germany, September 28, 2023: The plastics processing industry is looking forward to the 28th FAKUMA trade fair, which will take place from October 17 to 21 in Friedrichshafen. The international specialist event is considered the world's leading trade fair for injection molding and, in addition to the main themes of extrusion technology, thermoforming, and 3D printing, is also increasingly focusing on technologies and processes related to the circular economy. After all, as indispensable as plastic has become in all areas of life, the challenges in terms of resource consumption and recycling of the material are just as great.

Focus on sustainability: LEONHARD KURZ presents innovative machines, efficient processes, and recycling materials at FAKUMA 2023

Fürth/Germany, September 26, 2023: FAKUMA 2023, one of the world’s leading trade fairs for the plastics processing industry, is putting a clear focus on sustainability this year. From October 17 to 21, 2023, the focus in Friedrichshafen will be on progressive solutions that make a significant contribution to conserving resources and reducing the ecological footprint.

Milestone in future strategy: LEONHARD KURZ opens new site in Vietnam

Fürth/Germany, September 8, 2023: LEONHARD KURZ today opened its new plant in Vietnam at a formal ceremony. The foundation stone of the thin-film specialist's approximately 60,000-square-meter production facility was laid in 2022 near the major city of Quy Nhơn in the center of the country. In addition to representatives of the provincial government, the ceremony was attended by KURZ CEO Dr. Andreas Hirschfelder, the advisory board of LEONHARD KURZ Stiftung & Co. KG – Mr. Walter Kurz, Mr. Peter Kurz and Mrs. Anja Kurz – as well as General Director Dr. Cosima Freiin von Salis-Soglio. With the delegation, KURZ underlines the importance of the new location for the future of the company and strengthens its presence in the Asian market. In addition to Vietnam, KURZ is also represented in China and Malaysia with its own production facilities.

IAA Summit 2023: LEONHARD KURZ presents pioneering steering wheel with operable crystals from Swarovski

Fürth/Germany, August 30, 2023: The IAA Summit 2023 from September 5 to 8 is part of IAA MOBILITY, and is one of the most renowned international B2B events for the automotive industry. As a platform for groundbreaking technologies, concepts, and solutions for the mobility of the future, the IAA Summit brings together leading automobile manufacturers, suppliers, and technology companies.

Efficient processes, recyclable decorations, a reduced carbon footprint: KURZ presents sustainable innovations at the 2023 IAA Summit

Fürth/Germany, August 23, 2023: The IAA Summit 2023, from September 5 to 8, part of IAA MOBILITY 2023, is the leading international B2B platform for the automotive industry. Manufacturers, suppliers, and technology companies will be presenting pioneering technologies, concepts, and solutions for the mobility of future generations at Messe München. The challenges and opportunities of a sustainable future are becoming increasingly important. From drive technology to interior decoration, and from reducing harmful CO2 emissions to creating a circular economy - the entire automotive industry is in a state of upheaval.

Design, innovation, sustainability: KURZ set to show pioneering design concepts with a “wow” factor at the IAA Summit 2023

Fürth/Germany, August 16, 2023: The IAA Summit 2023 is the most important international B2B platform for the automotive industry. The event will take place from September 5 to 8 as part of IAA MOBILITY 2023 at the Munich exhibition center. Leading automobile manufacturers, suppliers, and technology companies come together here to present the next generation of vehicles and mobility concepts.

LEONHARD KURZ wins German Brand Award 2023

Fürth/Germany, July 06, 2023: LEONHARD KURZ was recognized with two prestigious German Brand Awards for the successful immersive campaign for its trade fair appearance at CES 2023. KURZ was crowned the winner in the “Excellence in Brand Strategy and Creation - Brand Communication - 360° Campaign” category, and received a Special Mention in the “Excellence in Brand Strategy and Creation - Brand Experience of the Year” division.

PolyIC and LEONHARD KURZ to present automotive and home appliance highlights at embedded world 2023

Fürth/Germany, 8 March 2023: embedded world, the international trade fair for embedded systems, will take place in Nuremberg from March 14 to 16, 2023.  Almost 1,000 exhibitors from all over the world will be presenting their innovations in various areas, including hardware, systems, tools, electronic displays, application software, and security. At stand 1-270, PolyIC, a subsidiary of LEONHARD KURZ and a specialist for touch applications with a focus on high-performance sensor labels, will present highlights for the automotive and home appliances sectors.

CES 2023: KURZ presents innovative and sustainable solutions for the automotive industry

Fürth/Germany, December 6, 2022: CES has been the most influential technology event in the world for many years. From January 5 to 8, 2023, global innovators from the electronics industry will once again converge on Las Vegas to present groundbreaking technologies. As part of the megatech event, LEONHARD KURZ will be presenting innovative and sustainable solutions for the automotive sector and more at stand 4367 in the automotive hall. 

LEONHARD KURZ presents innovative and sustainable automotive design solutions at IAA Transportation 2022

Fürth/Germany, September 08, 2022: IAA Transportation will take place in Hannover from September 20 to 25, 2022. Under the theme ‘People and goods on the move,’ the leading international trade fair for the transport and logistics industry focuses on digital, networked, and climate-friendly concepts. More than 1,400 renowned companies from over 40 countries are set to present their new products. LEONHARD KURZ will be showcasing future-oriented surface solutions for the commercial vehicle industry at Stand A25 in Hall H22.

K 2022: KURZ, Covestro, and Sumitomo (SHI) Demag are shaping the e-mobility of the future

Fürth/Germany, September 19, 2022: The most important trade fair for the international plastics industry is just a few weeks away! Between October 19 and 26, 2022, hundreds of thousands of industry representatives from all over the world will get together at K 2022 in Düsseldorf to discuss global trends, pioneering innovations, and forward-looking solutions. For the automotive industry, the focus is clearly on e-mobility and autonomous driving - two topics that LEONHARD KURZ has been working on intensively for years. At K 2022, the thin-film specialist will be demonstrating the future of mobility both at its own stand (Stand A19, Hall 5) and together with strong partners.

K 2022: Innovative and sustainable solutions for automotive interior and exterior design from KURZ

Fürth/Germany, September 19, 2022: From October 19 to 26, 2022, Düsseldorf will host K 2022, an international trade fair that is regarded as the industry meeting place for industrial plastics processing. Under the theme ‘Making every product unique,’ LEONHARD KURZ will be presenting innovative and sustainable solutions at Stand A19 in Hall 5.

When surface design and light interact: LEONHARD KURZ and MENTOR show groundbreaking innovations at K 2022

Fürth/Germany, September 19, 2022: Surface and light design play an essential role in the mobility of the future. Expertly staged and harmoniously connected, they give vehicles their own character and create ‘wow’ effects time and time again. What could be more obvious than coordinating both components in a targeted manner and thus offering the automotive industry a well-thought-out overall concept? The decorative and functional surface expert LEONHARD KURZ and the long-established manufacturer of fiber-optic systems, MENTOR, have pooled their expertise. From October 19 to 26, they will be presenting pioneering technologies at K 2022.

Revolutionary technologies and automotive highlights demonstrated live: LEONHARD KURZ and ENGEL at K 2022

Fürth/Germany, September 19, 2022: When we think about the vehicle of tomorrow, we imagine futuristic exterior brand design, 3D lighting effects, and intelligent functions, even on the exterior. All of this is already possible today, as thin-film specialist LEONHARD KURZ will soon demonstrate in cooperation with machine manufacturer ENGEL. The experts in their respective fields have pooled their expertise and will be presenting a future-proof design concept for vehicle rear areas at the leading international plastics trade fair K in Düsseldorf from October 19 to 26, 2022.

K 2022: KURZ and WITTMANN show off joint automotive interior project

Fürth/Germany, September 19, 2022: K 2022, the world’s largest trade fair for industrial plastics processing, will take place in Düsseldorf from October 19 to 26, 2022. At this industry gathering, LEONHARD KURZ will present numerous innovative and sustainable solutions in automotive exteriors and interiors, which are consistently geared towards the current megatrends of e-mobility and autonomous driving. In addition to various exhibits and live demonstrations at its own booth (Hall 5, A19), KURZ will also be presenting the Overhead Light Console (OHLC), a joint project from the automotive interior design sector, at the WITTMANN Group partner booth (Hall 12, Booth F23).

K 2022: KURZ and partners showcase innovative and sustainable complete solutions for surface finishing

Fürth/Germany, September 08, 2022: Innovations, new impetus, and sustainable solutions for global challenges - K 2022 offers all this and much more. The flagship trade fair is the leading business platform for the plastics and rubber industry and will take place in Düsseldorf from October 19 to 26, 2022. Under the theme ‘Making every product unique’, LEONHARD KURZ will be presenting innovative and sustainable solutions in several areas of application at K 2022.

Open and Transparent: LEONHARD KURZ Realizes Its Sustainability Strategy

Fürth/Germany, 05/09/2022: As a pioneer in the field of sustainability in the plastics industry, LEONHARD KURZ is committed to the responsible use of resources and has been developing environmentally friendly solutions and processes for decades. In an interview with the VDMA, Dr. Andreas Hirschfelder, Senior Vice President & Member of the Managing Board at KURZ, explains how this is achieved, which milestones have already been reached, and what goals the company is pursuing in the long term.

Brilliant design: The LEONHARD KURZ and Swarovski Mobility HMI panel wins renowned ABC Award

Fürth/Germany July 15, 2022: LEONHARD KURZ is delighted to receive the renowned ABC Award for an impressive third time. At this year’s edition of the Automotive Brand Contest, the Smart Crystal Panel was awarded a “Special Mention” for the vehicle interior in the ‘Mobility & Innovation - Smart & Digital’ category. The innovative human-machine interface panel (HMI panel) was created in cooperation with Swarovski Mobility and the KURZ subsidiaries BURG DESIGN and PolyIC, and was presented for the first time at CES 2022.

LEONHARD KURZ opens its own photovoltaic system in Sulzbach-Rosenberg

Sulzbach-Rosenberg/Germany, March 24, 2022: LEONHARD KURZ, a leading thin-film technology company, is celebrating the official commissioning of its new photovoltaic system in Sulzbach-Rosenberg. On an area of around 8.5 hectares, not far from the company premises on Eisenhämmerstraße, this means that after two years of planning and construction, one of the largest solar power plants in the region has been built. In the future, 14 million kilowatt hours will be produced here each year in an environmentally friendly manner – which will enable KURZ to cover around a quarter of its electricity requirements on site. Another special feature is that the electricity generated is fed directly into the company’s production.

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