The Craemer Group
International orientation – regional roots
The Craemer Group is an internationally active family company specialised in metal forming, plastics processing and tool making. Their headquarters is the Paul Craemer GmbH founded in 1912 and located in the German town of Herzebrock-Clarholz. The group employs a staff of around 730, out of these 550 at their headquarters, and achieved an operating performance of around 190 million Euros in 2013. Today, the group has four operating companies in Europe: the headquarters in Germany with production in all three business activities, a metal factory in the Slovakian town of Liptovský Mikuláš (Craemer Slovakia, s.r.o., www.craemer.sk), a plastics injection moulding plant in Telford, UK, (Craemer UK Ltd., www.craemer.co.uk) and an independent sales subsidiary for the plastics programme in France, Paris metropolitan area (Craemer France Sarl, www.craemer.fr).
In metal forming Craemer constructs and produces large-scale metal formed parts mainly for the automotive and household appliances industry. The focus of plastics processing is the development, production and marketing of plastic pallets, storage and transport containers as well as environmental systems of the Kliko® brand. In the field of “intelligent plastics pallets” Craemer supplies complete solutions to optimise logistics processes on the basis of RFID technology of the product brand Palcontrol®. All the tools and moulds needed for production are made by Craemer’s own tool making facility in Germany. With the production of their entire product range the company ranks among today’s leading European producers and is also recognised as one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high quality plastic pallets.