Christian Koenen GmbH

2003 Christian Koenen founds the Christian Koenen GmbH as manufacturer for precision stencils for wafer, LTCC and SMD technology..
The production starts using the latest system technology.
2004 Certification to DIN ISO 9001:2008.
2005 Inauguration of the 3-zone clean room.
2006 Extension and refurbishment of the production and office premises with new continuous air-conditioning.
Investment in new laser systems, peripheral systems, measuring systems, polishing systems, welding systems.
Further development of the stepped stencil for series production readiness.
2007 Manufacturing license for VectorGuard blanks.
2008 Opening of the Application Center.
Commissioning of a new marking laser.
Integration of the company rei-tec GmbH and extension of the product portfolio including PumpPrint and Flex stencils.
2009 Presentation of the 3D stencil technology.
2010 Introduction of PLASMA coating that had been further developed since 2001.
2011 Presentation of Advanced Electropolishing.
2012 Extension of the machinery to include the latest-generation lasers.
Readiness for marketing of the M-TeCK product range.
Opening of the new clean room in compliance with the highest standards.
2013 Opening of Christian Koenen Kft. in Hungary/Györ.
Manufacturing license for TetraBond blanks.
10-year company anniversary of Christian Koenen GmbH.
2014 Purchase of the company building of Christian Koenen Kft. in Hungary/Györ.
2015 Takeover of KOENEN GmbH by Christian Koenen GmbH.
Extension of the manufacture, expansion of the clean room, inauguration of the new Application Center.
KOENEN GmbH moves to the premises of Christian Koenen GmbH.
Integration of the staff working in manufacture, after-sales service and administration.
2016 Christian Koenen GmbH opens new branch in France.
Expansion of the machine park to include two new lasers.
Inauguration of the new application center – in-line concept.
2017 New high-tech stencil material CK Nanovate™ Nickel.
Production commences at Christian Koenen Kft.