CMC-KUHNKE Joins Industrial Physics Family
Union Park Capital acquires CMC-KUHNKE Worldwide, joining CMC-KUHNKE and Testing Machines Inc. as independent operating entitys under the Industrial Physics Holdings platform.
Industry's Fastest Automatic Enamel Rater for Cans
CMC-KUHNKE delivers the first MARS-ENR providing continuous can porosity testing at a sustained rate of 4 cans per minute.
CMC-KUHNKE, Inc Delivers First MARS-XTS
CMC-KUHNKE delivered the canning industry's first automated, non-destructive double seam inspection system at a major Mexican Brewery. The MARS-XTS integrates directly with the production line and completes a full seam inspection in minutes with no human interaction
CMC-KUHNKE, Inc Opens New Technology Center
CMC-KUHNKE, Inc. Technology Center in Albany, NY hosts a variety of training courses in can inspection products and practices, and offers can testing, measurement, and calibration services.
CMC-KUHNKE Celebrates 40th Anniversary
CMC-KUHNKE kicks off the year-long anniversary celebration with a customer appreciateion party afterhours at Metpack in Essen, Germany.
SEAMscan XTS X-ray Tightness Scanner
CMC-KUHNKE unveils the first ever double seam tightness measurement system using non-destructive X-ray technology.
CMC-KUHNKE, Inc. Opens New Offices
CMC-KUHNKE, Inc. celebrated the Grand Opening of its improved facilities and strategic location in Downtown Albany which allow CMC-KUHNKE to continue its sales growth as well as to maintain its level of customer support.
New Sales & Support Office for Latin America
CMC-KUHNKE, Inc. expands by opening an office in Mexico City. CMC-KUHNKE Americas provides Latin American customers with more localized service and support.
New Midwest Sales Office
CMC-KUHNKE, Inc. announces the opening of their new Midwest sales office beginning in September 2008. This new office is a part of CMC-KUHNKE’s strategic plan for continued growth in the metrology systems market for the packaging industry.
CMC-KUHNKE GmbH Moves into Larger Quarters
After building gauges in the same facility for over 30 years, CMC-KUHNKE has moved into new manufacturing plant over twice the size and more appropriate for our higher production volume, and for the production of our larger automated gauges.
CMC-KUHNKE, Inc. installs first Automated Beverage Can Seam Inspection System
CMC-KUHNKE installed the canning industry's first automated, conventional double seam inspection system at a major US Brewery. Dubbed "MARS-SEAM", it completes a full seam inspection in minutes with minimal human interaction
Formation of CMC-KUHNKE
In 2004 KMG and CMC emerged as a unified organization with offices in New York and Berlin. Focused on innovation, CMC-KUHNKE continues to set the global standard for can and end measurement.
Manfred Kuhnke Retires
On January 1, 2003, Manfred KUHNKE retired from his long career as master gauge-maker, and his company was purchased by father-son team Heinz Grossjohann and Alex Grossjohann owners of Container Machinery Corp.
The Manfred KUHNKE Company Expands
Pressed to meet the increasing worldwide demand for his manual and semi-automated can inspection systems, Manfred Kuhnke expands his operations and moves his business into a larger manufacturing facility.
CMC Unveils First Fully-Automatic Seam Inspeciton
Cannex, in 1995, saw the beginning of a new era in double seam inspection when CMC unveiled the world's first fully-automated double seam inspection. Shown for the first time at Cannex, the autoS.E.A.M.qc performed a complete beverage can seam teardown in one minute.
The autoS.E.A.M.qc is now known as the MARS-SEAM.
SEAMscan Double Seam Inspection System Released
In 1988 CMC developed and released the award winning SEAMscan double seam inspection system. Combining precision measurement fixtures with user-friendly computer software, SEAMscan brought modern computer speed and accuracy to can seam inspection and SPC.
Heinz Grossjohann Founds Container Machinery Corp.
Since 1974, Container Machinery has provided machinery for canmaking on an international basis. Now, Container Machinery Inc. it continues to be a progressive company, striving to stay on the leading edge of container manufacturing.
Manfred Kuhnke Founds the Manfred KUHNKE Company
In 1971, Manfred Kuhnke initiated the development of quality control equipment for cans with the introduction of the DP1 - Seam Projector; an immediate and world-wide success. From this beginning, a comprehensive product line of can and end gauging and testing equipment with many unique and innovative features has developed