History of ANDRITZ Küsters

The company’s history begins with the production of textile machinery by Eduard Küsters in 1949, and continues through its acquisition by ANDRITZ and the integration of Rollteck in 2011.

ANDRITZ Küsters is now part of the Paper Technology Division in the ANDRITZ GROUP, and includes the formerly acquired companies BMB and Rollteck.

2011 ANDRITZ Rollteck is integrated into ANDRITZ Küsters GmbH
2009 Rollteck becomes part of the ANDRITZ GROUP
2006 Acquisition of Küsters by ANDRITZ AG; creation of ANDRITZ Küsters
2005 Jagenberg AG takes over Küsters
2002               Küsters takes over the textile and nonwoven calender business of KKA Kleinewefers.
2000                  Reorganization: creation of divisions for textiles, nonwovens, and paper Rollteck Winding Technology is established
1998 Development of the arcus winder
1997 Joint Venture Küsters Beloit
1974              Foundation of Küsters Corporation in Spartanburg, SC, in the United States
1970 Installation of first center winder
1961 First implementation of the Swimming Roll on a paper machine
1956 First patent on the Küsters Swimming Roll
1953 Founding of Eduard Küsters Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG
1949 A development location for textile machinery is established in Krefeld, Germany, by Eduard Küsters.

ANDRITZ Küsters history

ANDRITZ Küsters history

Eduard Küsters 1905–1987

Eduard Küsters 1905–1987

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