Maschinenbau Kitz GmbH

Who we are

Maschinenbau Kitz, the parent company of the mk Technology Group, was founded in 1966 in Troisdorf, near Bonn, Germany. mk is one of the leading suppliers of profile technology, conveyor technology and system solutions for factory automation. The group of companies, which employs 460 staff, generates a turnover of approximately EUR 68 million from its sites in Europe and North America. Using our own aluminium profile system as a common base technology, mk provides a comprehensive modular system for machine construction and factory automation. The range of products and services in profile technology includes the aluminium profile system, workstation setups, guard assemblies and individual machine frames and platforms. In terms of conveyor technology, mk offers an extensive range of standardised conveyor types, supplemented with linear technology for precision handling applications. Furthermore, mk is at hand to assist its customers with system solutions, from project planning and design to implementation and commissioning for complete transfer systems. mk primarily serves customers in the machine construction, automotive, electrical, packaging, pharmaceutical and food industries.

Our values

Our guiding principle "Passion for Technology" has shaped us for over 50 years. Together with the corporate values of ambition, know-how and dependability, the passion for technology forms the core of mk, where we align our decisions and our daily activities. This leads us to the continuous development of our products and services in order to always fulfill the customer's wishes in the best possible way.


Our constant challenge is to find the perfect solution to a particular set of problems, and it is a challenge we gladly accept. We are also driven by the desire to constantly improve our products, services and processes to maximise their benefits for the customer.


Our know-how is based on decades of experience working with factory automation components and modules, on the continuous re-innovation and improvement of our products, on expertise in providing solutions for nearly every industry, and on a team of talented and ambitious employees.


Dependability for us is about more than just maintaining deadlines and quality standards. It’s about being fair and reliable in our interactions with customers, and always taking their needs into account. We always keep our word – you can depend on it.

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