A company with over 110 years’ track record as a provider to the metals processing industry has a wealth of experience to offer. Holding a leading position on the world market is something to be even more proud of – and rightfully so. This leadership is created anew every day by technological innovations offering benefits to your foundry operations.
Founded in 1907 by Heinrich Künkel as a specialty manufacturer of metals processing machinery, the company is today an established supplier of turn-key systems for foundries of the future. Multitudes of patents, certifications and technological breakthroughs have marked the company’s road to success along with state-of-the-art foundry equipment on all continents worldwide. This success was powered by the guiding principles of our founder, key factors to which we remain true to this day.
Precision, reliability, value for purchase price and timely delivery
From hand-operated moulding equipment to series production, the first moulding machine and the first sand preparation plant
After the war, the original manufacturing programme was reinstated.
From stone-cleaning machines for rubble utilisation in reconstruction to visionary developments including the first automated moulding machine
KÜNKEL WAGNER sets new market standards with advanced technologies and processes.
From the first moulding machines in China and India to the patented VACUPRESS and AIRPRESS processes
Ideas and solutions based on experience for unparalleled foundry performance.
From development of the AIRPRESSplus 2000 process to the 100th anniversary of the company’s founding and acquisition by the Chinese investor QME
KÜNKEL WAGNER has positioned themselves even stronger – to serve you even better!
Full corporate relaunch with introduction of the world’s first self-regulating modular moulding machine – achieving
30 % energy savings