KURZ – Innovative Coating Technologies for the Markets of Today and Tomorrow
The KURZ Group is a global leader in hot stamping and coating technology. KURZ develops and manufactures decorative and functional layers applied to carrier foils for a large variety of applications. The range includes metallized, pigmented and holographic stamping foils for packaging or print products, surface finishes for electronic devices or automotive parts, protective and decorative lacquers for furniture or household appliances, authenticity features for brand name items, metallic applications for textiles, and different types of coatings for many other applications.
With 4,000 employees in nine production plants in Europe, Asia and the USA, as well as 23 subsidiaries and 70 agencies and sales offices around the globe, the KURZ Group manufactures and sells a comprehensive range of products for surface finishing, decoration, marking and counterfeit protection, rounded off by an extensive range of stamping machines and stamping tools. KURZ also continuously invests in new technologies, and is developing innovative solutions for printed electronics and related applications, e.g. RFID, organic photovoltaics and touch screens.
The KURZ Group includes such renowned companies as the polymer electronics specialist PolyIC, the stamping tools manufacturer hinderer + mühlich, the stamping machine manufacturer Baier and OVD Kinegram AG, the global leader in the manufacture of optical security features for protecting government identity documents and bank notes against counterfeiting and falsification.