Dredging & Marine Construction

Kumera Acquires C.u.W. Keller GmbH Co. & KG

The Kumera Corporation of Finland has acquired industrial and marine gearbox manufacturer, C.u.W. Keller GmbH Co. & KG of Troisdorf, Germany. The German subsidiary of the Kumera Corporation, Kumera Getriebe GmbH will continue the activities of C.u.W. Keller.

The family owned Kumera Corporation, which was established in 1947, consists of three core businesses; process equipment for base metals, metal foundry and mechanical power transmissions for marine and industrial applications.

The Kumera Corporation employs 650 people at manufacturing locations in Finland, Austria, Norway, China and now in Germany. It promotes equipment, products and services through its own sales organization and large agent network worldwide.

The power transmissions of the Kumera Corporation have a wide range of standard and tailormade gearboxes for industrial applications in the pulp and paper and metallurgical industries, as well as marine transmissions and propulsion systems for mid-size seagoing vessels.

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Kumera and Keller will combine their skills and knowledge in research and development, as well as improve production efficiency by using their increased volumes in economical purchasing and subcontracting.