Author Archives: Nicole Karow

November 26, 2021 kumkeo: A family-friendly employer

Balancing work and family life is not always easy. Particularly in this day and age families are being pushed to their limits. In recognition of its family-friendly actions and flexible solutions kumkeo has been distinguished with the Hamburg Family Seal since 2017. Regardless of any pandemics, we firmly believe that working from home will continue […]

March 18, 2021 kumkeo develops lithium-ion (LFP) battery system for wind energy

kumkeo developed the “pitchsafe” battery system for use in megawatt wind power facilities. This allows the pitch drives to move the rotor blades into a safe position in the event of an emergency. What’s so special about this system? It is based on lithium-ion (LFP) battery technology, which offers several advantages when compared to the […]

January 19, 2021 kumkeo develops a new protocol converter

kumkeo is developing another variant of the protocol converter. EnDat 2.2 PROFINET/PROFIsafe supplies data from up to two sensors or actuators received using EnDat 2.2 to a PROFINET IO Controller via PROFINET and PROFIsafe. It will be available starting in March 2021.

September 4, 2020: kumkeo develops products

Since 2018, kumkeo has been promoting the development of its own products for measurement and control technology. Our high-performance and scalable protocol converter platform, provides the basis for us to design protocol converters for a wide range of different applications – with short development cycles. We also used this platform as the foundation for creating […]

August 11, 2020: kumkeo opening party for the Kiel office

We finally had an opportunity to celebrate the opening of the Kiel office in July. The Kiel team have been working successfully in their space for the past three months – and the outlook for the coming months is very promising. We wish the Kiel team good luck and great success in expanding their business!

April 1, 2020: kumkeo opens office in Kiel

kumkeo opened its Kiel location on April 1, 2020. The office is located in Hermann-Kobold-Haus, which is part of the innovative Kiel Wissenschaftspark development. The address: kumkeo GmbHKiel OfficeKoboldstrasse 424118 Kiel, Germany We wish the team all the best for a successful start.

July 29, 2019: kumkeo manufactures small electronics

kumkeo is registered as a manufacturer of “small IT and telecommunication devices exclusively for use outside of private homes” with ear, stiftung elektro-altgeräte-register (Used Electronic Devices Register).

February 2, 2019: kumkeo celebrates 10 year company anniversary

Saturday, February 2, 2019 marked a special milestone – kumkeo was founded on this day 10 years ago. When we founded our company in 2009, the world was in the middle of a financial and economic crisis. The company managed to succeed in this tough market with a great deal of courage, determination and persistence. […]

September 20, 2018: kumkeo is a “lüttIng” corporate partner

The “lüttIng Schüler-Technik-Akademien” school competition is run by the Bildungswerk der Wirtschaft Hamburg e. V. organization. This competition is a MINT (Mathematics, IT, Natural Sciences, Technology) development program sponsored by the Behörde für Schule und Berufsbildung (Ministry of Education and Vocational Training) and NORDMETALL Verband der Metall- und Elektroindustrie (Metal and Electrical Industry Association).

July 24, 2018: kumkeo is DIN EN 9100:2018 certified

kumkeo GmbH has been certified in accordance with DIN EN 9100:2018 since July 11, 2018. The certification demonstrates that we meet the aviation, aerospace and defense industries’ standards for quality, security and reliability. It also requires us to continuously improve our services and processes in the areas of software and hardware development, as well as […]

March 20, 2018: Girls’ Day on April 26, 2018

Six students will participate in our Girls’ Day program this year. In addition to exploring the technical occupations available at an engineering firm, we will explain the industries in which our developments are used. The students will also have an opportunity to get some initial practical experience in electronics design. Learn more about Girls’ Day […]

March 12, 2018: MOCK interviews at kumkeo

MOCK interviews at kumkeo MOCK interviews will be held at kumkeo in collaboration with Technical University Hamburg-Harburg on June 21, 2018. This gives students an opportunity to practice their self-presentation skills in simulated interviews with an experienced recruiting specialist. All participants will receive helpful feedback on their performance – including excellent tips for starting their […]

September 15, 2017: kumkeo receives Hamburger Familiensiegel

Hamburger Familiensiegel (Hamburg Family Seal) is an initiative of the “Hamburger Allianz für Familien” (“Hamburg Family Alliance”). The Senate, Chamber of Commerce and Chamber of Trades in Hamburg organized this initiative, which aims to promote Hamburg’s development as an attractive city for families.

OHB System AG

Engineering consulting services for satellite ground systems The client: OHB System AG OHB System AG is one of Europe’s largest aerospace companies, specializing in satellite systems and other aerospace applications. As a principle contractor, OHB is responsible for developing the satellite (space segment) as well as developing and supplying the ground segment needed to control […]

Ibeo Automotive Systems GmbH

Environment recognition: software optimization for laser scanners The client: Ibeo Automotive Systems GmbH Ibeo Automotive Systems is the market leader in the development of high-tech laser scanners for environment recognition in the automotive industry. Their portfolio of services includes innovative driver assistance and active security systems, such as autonomous driving, automatic emergency brake assistant, adaptive […]

Sartorius Lab Instruments GmbH

Software development and system tests for lab and process technologies The client: Sartorius Lab Instruments GmbH As a leading international manufacturer of lab and process technologies, Sartorius and its Lab Products & Services division is the world’s second largest provider of laboratory weighing technologies. The product portfolio focuses on high-quality lab tools, such as lab […]

Sick AG

Software development and system testing for a hydrocarbon analysis device The client: SICK AG Based in Waldkirch (Breisgau), Sick AG manufactures sensors for factory, logistics and process automation that are used around the world. The product portfolio consists of light barriers, scanners and grids; inductive, capacitive and magnetic sensors; optoelectronic protectors, vision sensors; detection, measurement […]