History and facts
We have dedicated ourselves to your loads for 100 years
Whoever has a lot to offer does not need to say much.
At this point, we will simply let a few facts speak for themselves:
A lot of space for our customers:
We work for you on an industrial area of approx. 17,000 m2.
High performance team:
Our 100 employees give their all every day for your satisfaction.
At home around the globe:
Customers from more than 100 countries all over the world place their trust in KULI quality.
Represented successfully on the global market:
We forge strong partnerships in all key markets of the world.
Producing unique advantages:
Be it motors, gearing, hoisting drums, controllers, welded constructions...
Our unique depth of production makes us special.
|1922||Production of the first electrical KULI block and tackle in Remscheid|
|1947||Founding of the Kempkes company by Helmut Kempkes in Duisburg|
|1952||Production of the first crane in Duisburg|
|1957||Purchase of KULI production in Remscheid by Helmut Kempkes|
|1959||Merger of the 2nd company at the Remscheid location|
|1962||Production of the first radio-controlled workshop crane in Germany|
|1979||Opening of the second factory in the industrial area of Remscheid - Großhülsberg|
|1979||Appointment of Dipl. - Ing. Heinz Helmut Kempkes to company management|
|1980||Major fire in Factory 1 in Remscheid and start of reconstruction|
|1995||Production of the world's strongest 4-cord electric wire rope hoist with a capacity of 63,000 kg|
|1999||Founding member of RAL "Gütegemeinschaft Kranservice" (crane service product association) GKS|
|2005||Founding member of Interlogistics Research Foundation - Material Handling and Logistic Systems ("Forschungsgemeinschaft Intralogistik Fördertechnik und Logistiksysteme") IFL|
|2009||Appointment of Dr. - Ing. Helmut Oliver Kempkes to company management|
|2011||Exhibition of a complete double-girder crane with 63,000 kg at the CeMAT in Hanover|
|2014||Presentation of an ultra-compact single girder crane according to DIN EN 13001 / DIN EN 15011 at CeMAT in Hanover|
|2016||ÖKOPROFIT certification for resource efficiency|
|2018||Presentation of a crane control with remote access|
|2019||Market launch of a frequency-controlled crane with energy recovery and presentation at the bauma in Munich|
|2022||KULI celebrates 100th anniversary|