Company history

1953

Kjellerup Vægt og Maskinfabrik, KVM, is founded and develops machinery for the local agricultural industry.

1957   
Development and production of machinery for aggregate processing and other handling equipment for concrete factories.

1959
First mobile block making machine.

1961
First stationary block making machine.

1962
Production of moulds for block making machines begins.

1965
KVM moves t Industrivej 22, 8620 Kjellerup.

1965
First block making plant is exported to Sweden.

1967
First Asphalt plant is manufactured and delivered to Ove Arkil in Skive, Denmark.

1975
Exports are increasing in the Scandinavian countries.

1981
Exports are increasing Worldwide: Great Britain, South Korea, Egypt, US, Canada etc.

1982
KVM UK is established in Great Britain.

1983
KVM establish In-house Control and Electrical division.

1984
Manufacture of moulds for block making machines are separated into an independent division.

1989
The first fully automatic Finger Car handling system is developed and delivered.

1989
KVM is expanding with a new building for production facilities and sales division for mould manufacturing only.

1995
Exports are increasing to Eastern Europe, such as Poland, Romania etc.

1999   
Develops new master Frame for KVM block making machine based on computer models.

2000
KVM INDUSTRIMASKINER A/S changes name to KVM INTERNATIONAL A/S.

2000
KVM expands even more globally with export markets like China, Middle East, Italy, Spain etc.

2000
KVM GmbH is established.

2002
KVM establish a sales office in Poland/Russia/Sweden.

2004
Introduction of new module mould concept with casted parts.

2005
KVM Inc. is established in the US (Florida).

2005
KVM establish control division for asphalt plants and machinery.

2005
Finger Car handling system is developed with laser control.

2008
Production is expanded with new block making machine workshop.

2008
Introduction of RAP in Motion equipment for asphalt plants.

2008
Temperature zone control in tank for asphalt plants is introduced.

2015
Introduction of new control system, AMC, Asphalt Manufacturing Control, for asphalt plants.

2015
Establish Sales & Service Office in Middle East.

2019
Increases focus on the US market with another sales office in Green Bay.