|Managing Director:||Dr. Harald Schulz|
|Sales 2016*:||EUR 16.3 million|
|With INDUS since:||2008|
|Locations:||Ennepetal (DE), Moscow (RUS), Žacléř (CZ)|
|*with external third parties|
KÖSTER & Co. GmbH
Cold working parts and stud welding technology
For over 60 years, KÖSTER & Co. GmbH has developed and produced a wide range of products for customers from sectors such as concrete steel composite construction, plant and power plant engineering as well as mechanical engineering and vehicle construction. The company operates on an international scale and has a high export share. The range of standardised and customer-specific products and services comprises stud welding machines, welding studs, ceramic ferrules and cold formed parts including technical customer advice. “KÖCO“ technology is characterized by safe and secure long-life products. Welding studs and machines from KÖSTER are used in 60 countries worldwide – from the construction of bridges and airport terminals in Asia to high-rise building projects in Russia to the construction of power plants in Finland. Over the past years, the company invested in machinery and buildings and developed additional applications and markets in the field of customer-specific cold formed parts. Since 2013, the company’s Czech subsidiary, Keramos, has developed and manufactured ceramic products for stud welding and other applications.