Who We Are

We have a tradition of innovative engineering stretching back more than half a century, and a passion for precision and reliability that is grounded in our German roots. We may have started small, and we are still family-owned, but we now have an international reach with more than 800 employees worldwide. Each one of them is considered an integral member of the KNF family. We are united not only by our work, but also by our shared aspirations and values. We think across borders. We are transparent and proactive. We respect each other in our diversity. We ensure better collaboration through open communication.  

Exploring and Learning

Exploring and Learning

We are courageous, promoting innovation and ideas in all business areas and exploring new paths. We listen to a variety of different opinions and take advantage of our collective expertise. We believe in leaving our comfort zone and learning from our mistakes. In our world, there is no room for assigning blame. 

Long-Term Thinking

Long-Term Thinking

At KNF, we have a keen interest in keeping people on board for the long run. We recognise talent and give you the opportunity to shape your career based on your personal strengths and potential. We believe that only people who feel fulfilled and valued at their job can be passionate about it, and our employees’ passion is what drives our success. 

Openness and Transparency

Openness, participation and transparency have become part of the essence of KNF. We work to facilitate the flow of information across different locations and share our knowledge, best practices, ideas, and experiences. Mutual respect helps create an inspiring company culture. 

Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation

We use digital tools to help connect employees, partners, and customers. Our ongoing digital transformation offers a multitude of opportunities that will ensure we stay at the cutting edge. We are in the middle of a long but exciting process, and we look forward to continuing down this road with your support. 

One Global Family

One Global Family

We don’t just think across borders, we also collaborate globally, as we believe we are much stronger together. Our customers benefit from our close-knit network of sales centres on four continents, each providing professional service and advice that draws on the expertise of the entire global group. At KNF, we support each other worldwide on both internal and external projects — no matter the company, the country, the department or the sector. 

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