KURZ is a world-leading expert in thin-film technology with more than 5,500 employees, great innovative strength, and numerous international locations. Our customers include the largest brands and companies in the world - from the automotive industry, consumer electronics and health & beauty, to product and counterfeit protection.

As an innovation leader and service provider, we provide creative solutions for a wide range of challenges. Above all, our employees and their dedication and extensive know-how make the difference.

The KURZ Group operates more than 30 sites worldwide and produces under standardized quality and environmental standards in Europe, Asia, and the USA. With a global network of subsidiaries, representatives, and sales offices, we ensure short paths, reliable delivery, and individual on-site support.

Our Management Board

Dr. Andreas Hirschfelder, Member of the Managing Board of LEONHARD KURZ Stiftung & Co. KG

On February 2023, the long-standing members of the Managing Board Walter and Peter Kurz retired from the operational business and have since taken on advisory roles as chairman and vice chairman of an advisory board. At the same time, Dr. Andreas Hirschfelder, former Senior Vice President of the Business Area Plastic Decoration, became Chairman of the KURZ Management Board. Dr. Hirschfelder has held various positions in the company for many years, including as managing director of the subsidiaries PolyIC and BURG DESIGN.


Find out more about Dr. Hirschfelder here.

Werner Adel
Executive Senior Vice President, Business Area Security
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Dirk Bockwinkel
Executive Senior Vice President, Global Finance
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Thomas Hertlein
Executive Senior Vice President, KURZ Transfer Products
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Markus Hoffmann
Executive Senior Vice President, Business Area Industrial Products & Application
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Ralph Hopfensitz
Executive Senior Vice President, Global Technology
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Rainer Süßmann
Executive Senior Vice President, Business Area Plastic Decoration
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The KURZ group offers holistic and future-oriented solutions with the following innovation parks:

KURZ Corporate Presentation

KURZ thin film technology is found in all areas of life and on many substrates. It can be decorative and functional.

80% of all industry products worldwide are furnished with decorative or functional surfaces.

KURZ thin film technology is always everywhere.