default_profile

Connections

Ireland
(Geographical area)
 

See also

Krups

Knowledge Identifier: &Krups

add

Krups

German kitchen appliance manufacturer part of the Groupe SEB|Groupe SEB add

Category: Business (999)

Founded in 1846.

Countries: Ireland (33%), Germany (33%), United States (17%)

Main connections: Ireland, Back to the Future

Linked to: Braun, Krupp, Nestle

 

Timeline


 

This timeline needs to be reviewed and corrected, as it has been automatically generated from multiple web sources.
Please help improve it by adding dated informations, images and videos about Krups.


1846

The company began in 1846 manufacturing precision scales and mainly industrial balances, from , near Solingen in North Rhine Westphalia add something


1951

In 1951, following the 1950s postwar reconstruction and economic boom in Germany, Krups moved into the lucrative consumer appliance arena add something


1959

The highly popular "3Mix" mixing machine was released in 1959 and soon became a fixture in nearly every second West German household, followed in 1961 by the ONKO coffee machine, available as the "F468" until 2014 add something


1965

In 1965, the company launched their first slicer, a highly popular product in Germany where sausage and cheese are consumed as staples add something


1979

Back to the Future - In 1979 the Krups Type 223 "Coffina Super" coffee grinder was used as a prop in the film "Alien" as part of the Nostromo spacecraft, and in "Back to the Future" as 'Mr add something


1983

In 1983 the first Krups coffee machines were released add something


1990

By 1990, the firm employed 3,000 people in four German factories, as well as one in Limerick, Ireland, with annual revenue of DM541 million add something


1999

In 1999 the Krups Irish factory in Limerick, formerly employing 800 people, closed add something