February 22, 2017 6:29 PM ET

Aerospace and Defense

Company Overview of Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co. KG

Company Overview

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co. KG design, develops, manufactures, markets, and supports wheeled and tracked vehicles for armed forces in Germany and internationally. The company offers reconnaissance, antiaircraft, and artillery systems; battle tanks, infantry fighting vehicles, and bridge laying systems; and command post systems, ambulance systems, and logistics systems. It also provides armored transport vehicles, combat systems, air defense systems, armament systems, protection systems training and simulation systems, and spare parts. Its products are used in the area of civil and military simulation, as well as in command and information systems, and remote-controlled weapon stations. ...

Krauss-Maffei-Strasse 11

Munich,  80997


Founded in 1931


49 89 8140 50


49 89 8140 4900

Key Executives for Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co. KG

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director and Member of the Managing Board
Managing Director
Senior Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Communications
Head of Strategy and Corporate Communication
General Manager of Reaction Process Machinery Division
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co. KG Key Developments

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann Gmbh & Co. KG Wins Contract for Repair and Maintenance Services of Security and Defence Materials

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co. KG has won the contract covers the repair of windows, vehicle systems Dingo 1 & Dingo 2 in the Refurbished depth MES 4. It is intended that the forecasted demand listed in section II.2.1 to the end of the contractual service period, so to entrust to 31.12.2017.

Nexter Systems and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann Announces Board Appointments

Nexter Systems and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) has announced the completion of the initial merger phase under a Dutch incorporated holding firm. The supervisory board of the joint holding firm has also got together in Amsterdam for its constitutive meeting as part of the completion. It includes seven members and is chaired by the Belgium national, Christian Jourquin. Jean-Severin Deckers (APE-State Holding Agency) and Bertrand Le Meur (DGA-French defense procurement agency) has been hired by the Nexter Systems to the supervisory board; the owners of KMW named Dr. Manfred Bode and Axel J. Arendt.

Rheinmetall Reportedly Still Interested In Krauss-Maffei Merger

Rheinmetall AG (DB:RHM) not given up the plans to acquire Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co. KG, daily Die Welt reported, citing Armin Papperger, Chief Executive Officer. Sigmar Gabriel, Economy Minister proposed the Rheinmetall and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann merger in December 2014.

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