Drawings by H.-J. Kitz for the
topping out ceremony for Hall 3
Building entrance – built with
mk’s own profile technology
Growth Across the Board
Sascha Krebs, who took over as managing director
for mkf in 2008, was instrumental in this process.
“During the restructuring, no personnel were laid off.
Even during the crisis of 2008/2009, the number of
jobs in Lederhose remained stable. That was important
to us, because we have excellent people here and
they have our utmost loyalty,” says Sascha Krebs.
Another subsidiary came about in 1994, mk Products
in Almelo, Netherlands. In 2002 it was fully acquired
by mk and led by Willi Weber, until the current managing
director Peter van Stuivenberg took the wheel
in 2006. In addition to profile technology and factory
equipment, this location now also sells and constructs
Back at the headquarters in the mid-90s, it was becoming
clear that the addition to Hall 1 and even the
acquisition of the Debos facilities were not enough to
satisfy the space needs of the continuously expanding
company. Therefore, in 1996 and 1997, construction