NIPPON KORNMEYER CARBON GROUP (NKCG)


Windhagen, Germany

In business since 1968 - Nippon Kornmeyer Carbon Group (NKCG) is a company jointly operated by the shareholders of Kornmeyer Carbon-Group (Germany) and Nippon Carbon Co. Ltd. (Japan), a Tokyo stock exchange listed carbon manufacturer.

NKCG specializes in design, simulation, manufacturing, coating, purification and technical support of carbon- and ceramic-based materials for our customers in Europe, Middle-East, Africa and the Americas as well as selected applications in Asia. Key industries served cover the segments: Industrial, metal industries, heat treatment, automotive, solar (photovoltaic), semiconductor and aerospace.

NKCG produces components made of graphite, CFC and carbon-based insulating materials in any shape, size and complexity. We manufacture single-parts, assemblies, large projects or serial production. In addition to the machining, all components can be purified and coated (e.g. SiC and PyC).

Production steps are implemented and monitored to the highest standards of the respective industry sectors.

NKCG is proactively researching and exploring new applications of exisiting processes and promoting new technologies. The access to the R&D center of Nippon Carbon Group in Japan supports our local engineering team to act fully integrated in the application and product improvement process.

Locations

Im Nassen 3
53578 Windhagen
Germany
Phone: +49 2645 95250
E-Mail: info@nk-carbon.com


NK Carbon USMCA, LLC

30628 Detroit Road, Ste #219
Westlake, OH 44145 USA
usmca@carbongroup.de


OUR COMPANY HISTORY


1968

Company Founding

KOGO Mechanics founded by Winfried Kornmeyer, began with first workshop operating several CNC machines.

Developing and Manufacturing

Jointly developed graphite heated vacuum furnace, the first of its kind, with Schmetz, Menden, one of the leading manufacturer of vacuum furnaces at the time.

1969
1973

Starting Series Production

Start of series production of heating chambers with hard felt and CFC linings

Automotive Production

First supplier of direct heated charging rack (using Carbon Composites) for the vacuum brazing of coolers in the automotive production environment

1982
1983

Solar Production

Production of series parts for manufacturing equipment of solar silicon and solar cells

Opening of new factory in Windhagen, Germany

Construction of Windhagen works,
including in-house purification facilities

1995
2009

Business expansion for next generation

Foundation of Kornmeyer Carbon Group as the basis for business development. After 40 years, founder Winfried Kornmeyer hands reins to Torsten Kornmeyer

Manufacturing Expansion

New construction of machining center and warehouse

2011
2012

New Purification & Coating Center

Start of new purification and coating center in
Windhagen (CVI & CVD processes)

Supply Chain Extension

Nippon Carbon Co., Ltd. Japan acquired shares
of Kornmeyer Carbon Group,
the company was then renamed into
Nippon Kornmeyer Carbon Group (NKCG).

2016
2018

Market Expansion

Opened NKCG offices in Strasbourg,
France to serve greater EU market

USMCA Expansion

Opened NKCG offices and warehouses in Cleveland, Ohio.

2019
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