The KARL MAYER Digital Factory completes its leading management

Maximilian Kürig strengthens the management of the KARL MAYER start-up company

KARL MAYER relies on digitalisation, for this purpose the company pursues a broadly structured strategy, and focuses, among other things, on the development of new digital solutions. The necessary competence comes from an efficient network. In March 2018 KARL MAYER joined ADAMOS, an alliance of industrial and software companies. Moreover, in November 2017 this market leader and sector’s pioneer set up its own software start-up company for the development of advanced digital competences. The new member of the KARL MAYER Group, the KARL MAYER Digital Factory, develops groundbreaking digital business models, products and services, representing the future success. „The management relies on the KARL MAYER Digital Factory. This new enterprise is the most important basis for our ability to quickly provide the best digital solutions with maximum benefit to our customers“, says Arno Gärtner, CEO of the KARL MAYER Group.

In July 2018 the KARL MAYER Digital Factory received an additional Managing Director. In the future, Antonia Gottschalk, Head of Digitalisation at KARL MAYER, will be supported at top executive level by Maximilian Kürig. The graduate mechanical engineer is committed to KARL MAYER’s pioneering spirit. „I would like to establish a profitable subsidiary that sets the pace of innovations for software and digital solutions in machine and plant engineering, at the same time giving our customers the certainty to be able to make best use of the chances offered by digitalisation.“ The KARL MAYER Digital Factory is the company’s fourth Business Unit, in addition to Warp Knitting, Warp Preparation and Technical Textiles, and its aim is to ensure the success of the KARL MAYER Group.

To achieve his goals, Maximilian Kürig relies on his staff members. He sees himself as pioneer and wants to be an example for his employees, leaving them enough room for creativity, progress und foresight. Besides, the new Managing Director has gained extensive professional experience in the sector. Over several years he has successfully been managing a lot of software projects in different industrial branches, and he has made a name for himself in the fields of software and innovations. This expert knows how it is possible to successfully establish a digitalisation and software business. „I have accompanied the preparation and implementation of numerous software and digitalisation solutions, and in the course of this I have developed an in-depth technical, sector-specific and entrepreneurial understanding. However, I have also come to know the pitfalls of the topic“. In other words: Maximilian Kürig took over a new position, but he does not break new ground. With his know-how and commitmet, he offers important requirements for achieving the success of the KARL MAYER Digital Factory.


About the KARL MAYER Digital Factory

The KARL MAYER Digital Factory was founded on 3. November 2017, with registered office in Frankfurt/Main. Main aim of the enterprise is a fast and flexible development of new digital solutions, offering perceptible added value for the customers.

The company employs a team of software specialists and technology experts.

It can rely on the sound financial basis, on the know-how and on the capacities of the KARL MAYER Group. The innovative world market leader, KARL MAYER, is the sole shareholder of the young software start-up company.

Contact details:

KARL Mayer Digital Factory GmbH

Carl-Benz-Str. 21, D-60386 Frankfurt

Marlies Müller

Tel.: +49 172 209 2137


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The new General Manager of the KARL MAYER Digital Factory, Maximilian Kürig

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