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  ACHIEVING
   GREAT THINGS
TOGETHER.

Nowadays, KRONE is much more than a provider of dependable agricultural equipment and innovative commercial vehicle solutions. Together with our employees, customers and partners, we are helping to shape global megatrends.
For more tomorrow.

ACHIEVING
  GREAT THINGS
  TOGETHER.

Nowadays, KRONE is much more than a provider of dependable agricultural equipment and innovative commercial vehicle solutions. Together with our employees, customers and partners, we are helping to shape global megatrends.
For more tomorrow.

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DT-Familienunternehmen-09-22
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  WHAT
DRIVES US.

“We always make a point of listening to what our customers have to say. We understand the makeup of their companies, their business models, the environment they operate in, their customers and markets, and the political and social changes that ultimately determine their success or failure. We feel a sense of solidarity with our customers all around the world.”

Bernard Krone

Path 4210
Employees
Path 4209
bn.
Turnover financial year 2021/2022
Path 4208
Countries

  WE CREATE
SOLUTIONS
  FOR THE WORLD
OF TOMORROW.

We at KRONE pride ourselves on our innovative strength, flexibility and customer orientation. We are constantly on the lookout for inspiring ideas to master the challenges of tomorrow.

  COUNT ON KRONE,
ESPECIALLY
  WHEN THE GOING
GETS TOUGH.

In difficult times, it becomes clearer than ever before that economically sound family businesses are more successful because they are able to respond faster and are in much closer contact with their customers. That applies to us, too.

  KRONE
INVENTS.

Innovation is part of the KRONE DNA. It’s been that way for more than 100 years.
During this period, we have consistently striven for efficiency and customer satisfaction. Our innovative strength stems from the respectful way in which we treat our partners and from our ability to think outside the box.

KRONE ACTS
  RESPONSIBLY.

We take responsibility – for the work we do,
for the KRONE Group, for the environment in which we operate. Our customers, society and everyone in the KRONE community can rely on this level of dedication at all times.

KRONE WORKS
  EFFICIENTLY

By our actions, we aim to create a demonstrable and sustainable benefit – for our company and for society in general. We take great care to use resources responsibly in order to protect future generations. Being efficient means that you have extra room for manoeuvre elsewhere.

KRONE LIVES
AND BREATHES COMMUNITY.

The employees of the KRONE Group are a community.
We all work together – for our shared success and for the success of our customers. We treat each other with mutual appreciation and respect.

MORE ABOUT US

History

2020

The KRONE Future Lab Validation Centre in Lingen is inaugurated

2019

The KRONE Commercial Vehicle Group takes over the Dutch Knapen Group

The KRONE Business Center in Haselünne is inaugurated

2015

KRONE and Brüggenmerge to form the KRONE Commercial Vehicle Group

2012

Gigant GmbH joins the KRONE Group

2010

Dr Bernard Krone passes the baton officially to his son Bernard

2007

The 4th Generation

Bernhard Krone
Bernard Krone

The fourth generation enters the company

2006

The company celebrates its 100th anniversary

2000

Production of refrigerated trailers is taken up

1971

Production of commercial trailers starts in Werlte

1963

The factory in Werlteis built

1962

The 3rd Generation

Dr. Bernhard Krone
Dr. Bernard Krone
Heinz Krone
Heinz Krone
Walter Krone
Walter Krone

The third generation enters the company

1930

The 2nd Generation

Bernhard Krone
Bernard Krone
Heinrich Krone
Heinrich Krone

The second generation enters the company. Agricultural equipmentmanufacturing is taken up on a small scale.

1906

Bernhard und Anna Krone found the blacksmithing and manufacturing company in Spelle

1897

A blacksmith shop is leased in the village of Ochtrup

1896

The 1st Generation

Bernhard Krone
Bernhard Krone
Anna Krone
Anna Krone

Bernhard Krone obtains his Master Smith certificate