KM.ON is expanding towards Asia

KARL MAYER Textilmaschinenfabrik GmbH

"KM.ON is expanding towards Asia" by KARL MAYER Textilmaschinenfabrik GmbH

KARL MAYER’s software startup is setting up subsidiaries in China and Hong Kong

KARL MAYER is continuing along its path of digitisation, and is focusing on expansion and globalisation. From June 2019 onwards, KM.ON will be present in key markets with subsidiaries in China and Hong Kong.

This software startup offers a broad portfolio of digital solutions under the KM.ON brand. The company was set up in Frankfurt in 2017 as the KARL MAYER Digital Factory, and now operates under the uniform name of KM.ON GmbH.

In addition to Warp Knitting, Warp Preparation and Technical Textiles, KMO.ON is also one of KARL MAYER's business units and has a corresponding focus. "With this international setup, we are following KARL MAYER's strategy of being close to our customers. Our local presences enable us to focus our solutions for important sales regions even more specifically on the particular requirements of our customers there," says Antonia Gottschalk, who heads KM.ON GmbH together with Maximilian Kürig.

Both Managing Directors expect that globalisation will also provide impulses for the entire product portfolio. “The adaptation rate of software and digital solutions is enormous here. The heart of digitisation is beating strongly in China. With these new locations, we have our finger firmly on the pulse of a period of great change,” says Maximilian Kürig.

About KM.ON GmbH

KM.ON GmbH was set up on 3 November 2017 and is based in Frankfurt. The aim of this company is to develop new digital solutions rapidly and flexibly, with perceptible added value for its customers.

The company employs a team of software specialists and technology experts, who can rely on the solid financial base, the know-how, and the capacity of the KARL MAYER Group. The innovative global leader, KARL MAYER, is the sole shareholder of this young software startup.

The digital product portfolio is consolidated under the umbrella brand of KM.ON.

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About KARL MAYER Textilmaschinenfabrik GmbH

KARL MAYER is a machine builder with real passion. This family run company was founded in Obertshausen in 1937 and manufactures both warp knitting machines and warp preparation systems; it is now the world leader in these sectors. The company currently employs roughly 2,000 workers worldwide, of which approx. 1,300 work in Germany and 1,100 in Obertshausen. It operates subsidiaries in Japan, Italy, England, China, Switzerland and the USA, and supplies machines and equipment to customers all over the world. For all of them, KARL MAYER represents the highest level of quality and technology, an image that this company, with its total commitment to first-class workmanship and its constant search for innovative solutions, quite rightly deserves.