About H+K, Inc.

The Company

Your source for high end custom products exclusively manufactured in Germany. Our company philosophy at Hoffmann + Krippner, Inc. is simple:

Deliver German engineering and design of high quality products to the US market.

During all stages of the product development process, we explore unchartered paths while keeping focus on our customer’s vision.

You can rest assured that you will find unmatched customer service from day one at Hoffmann + Krippner.

Innovation Made In Germany


Company History Hoffmann + Krippner GmbH

Founding

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

1972

Relocation

Relocation to Buchen with in-house production and sales offices

1977

The first membrane keyboard

Initial printing on foil and development of the first membrane keyboard

1979

Expansion

Expansion of the production facility

1987

Certification

Quality management certification according to DIN EN ISO 9001-2000

1994

Switzerland

Founding of Hoffmann + Krippner Switzerland

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.

1997

New management

Ralf Krippner becomes CEO in the second generation

2005

The USA

Founding of Hoffmann + Krippner, Inc. Atlanta/USA

2007

Austria

Opening of a sales office in Austria

2008

DIN EN 14001

Environmental management certification according to DIN EN ISO 14001

2008

The Netherlands

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

2009

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

2010

Cooperation in the US

Hoffmann + Krippner, Inc. in the US engages in joint venture with Altmann GmbH and Inelta Sensorsysteme for the US market

2014