Hoffmann + Krippner Expands Product Portfolio

US and Canadian Device & System Manufacturers now have access to cutting edge German Technology for Sensing and Input Systems.

Hoffmann + Krippner, Inc. is proud to announce that TES Frontdesign has engaged in a joint venture with Hoffmann + Krippner as their new majority owner.


This enables HK to provide a wider array of sensing & input products and technologies to US and Canada based electronics developers and manufacturers. In addition, this new partnership provides more capabilities, flexibility and production reliability.

According to Jens Kautzor, the CEO of Hoffmann + Krippner, "The individual corporate identities of both companies, the management teams and locations, will remain unaffected. Customer focus, development and manufacturing "Made in Germany" are and continue to be our strength."

The objective of this new cooperation is to improve in terms of "best practice" and to offer an extended product portfolio.
Hoffmann + Krippner now provides:

- Flexible membrane switches or on carrier (aluminum, stainless steel, FR4, plastic)
- Cutting-edge touch screen solutions with optimized evaluation, including customer-specific printed glass surfaces and optical bonding to achieve highest display quality
- Printing on films and glass using hybrid, digital and screen printing techniques
- Capacitive keyboards including industrial display, controller, evaluation software, interfaces
- Electronic assembly including in-house SMD placement
- Enclosure parts and complete aluminum or stainless steel enclosures, stainless steel fronts, produced in-house, polished, powder coated anodized and painted
- Integrated dispensed gasket systems
- Assembly and testing of components and systems
- Printed electronics and assembly of electronic components on film
- Custom foil-based potentiometric sensor systems on foil or FR4

Company Background
The Hoffmann + Krippner Group, with sales offices around the globe, specializes in input and output systems, as well as sensors. Headquartered in Germany, Hoffmann + Krippner has manufactured German-engineered, high quality products for over 40 years. As the North American member of the Group, Hoffmann + Krippner, Inc. delivers these engineering, design and manufacturing services to the US and Canadian market.
As of 2014, Hoffmann + Krippner, Inc. has partnered with Altmann GmbH (manufacturer of high-precision potentiometers), Inelta Sensorsysteme GmbH & Co. KG (manufacturer of LVDT and load cells), and PIL Sensoren GmbH (manufacturer of ultrasonic sensors).

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