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Koerner has more than 25 years of experience and research, worldwide patents, and customers in 50 countries worldwide.

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Your partner for the galvanising industry.
From pickling tanks up to turnkey pickling plants. Patented.


Koerner - A Success Story

40 years of experience in hot dip galvanising and specifically in the construction of pickling plants are a solid basis for the future:

2000-2010   Koerner becomes a global player and general contractor and erects plants in Europe, Japan, Australia and in the Middle East.

1995-2000   Construction of the first complete, enclosed pickling plant based on the KVK concept developed by Koerner. The encapsulated pickling plants developed by Koerner for hot dip galvanising plants become the new standard.

1990-1995   Koerner expands its product range for hot dip galvanising and pipe pickling businesses: integrated extraction system with exhaust air scrubber for purification of the pickling vapours.

1986-1990   Rapid increase of export activities. KVK pickling tanks conquer the European markets from Norway to Spain, Turkey and so on.


  The family-run business with approximately 20 employees under the direction of Mr. Franz Wurm becomes an incorporated company by the name of "Koerner Chemieanlagenbau Gesellschaft m.b.H.

1975-1980   Koerner pickling tanks become established in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

1974   Construction of the first pickling tank made of glass-fibre reinforced synthetic resin.

1970   Start of acid protection activities for hot dip galvanising plants.

1950   Shipyard Koerner - construction of sailing boats.

KVK Benefits

KVK's complete product range KVK's complete product range As a general contractor, Koerner plans your individual galvanising plant, builds it into a turnkey system, and trains your staff.
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Plants Around the World

The Netherlands – Nedcoat Group The Netherlands – Nedcoat Group Koerner built one of the most modern galvanising plants worldwide for the largest Dutch galvanising group in Groningen.
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