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A family-run business -
experts in spare parts.

KTB, based in Hamburg, is one of the leading procurers of MRO goods in Europe. Our second-generation family-run business consists of 110 Hamburg-based employees coming up to more than 150 employees worldwide. Every one of our highly qualified professionals possesses excellent language skills and provides outstanding support for our clients.

A chronology of our success

1976    

KTB is founded as an import-export company in Hamburg by Bringfried Kitzinger and three partners.

1979

The company decides to specialize in the export of spare and wear parts, machinery and construction components to Latin American countries.

1989

Lars Kitzinger joins the company and helps to expand the business into new markets.

1992

KTB continues to grow, necessitating a move to larger premises.

1999

KTB-Megatron Inc., Texas, USA is founded, with the aim of providing our customers with MRO parts from the USA and Canada.

2001

Relocation to a family-owned office-and-warehouse complex in Hamburg-Harburg due to continuing expansion.

2006

KTB - Mexico is founded: The location enhances business prospects in the Central-American market and provides customers with a local contact.

2007

KTB - China is founded. On December 1st, 2007 KTB takes over the MRO (Maintenance, Repair, Operation) division of Ernst Komrowski Components GmbH. KTB China is headquartered in Beijing.

2009

KTB Import-Export (Shanghai) Trading Co. Ltd. is founded, holding the import and export license. The challenge is to open new markets and to provide quality products with Chinese origin.

KTB do Brasil Importacao, Exportacao e Rep. Ltda. is founded at the same time, aiming to offer the best possible service in one of KTB´s original markets.

2013

KTB - USA Import-Export, LLC. is founded. Due to strategic alignment, the joint-venture with Megatron is terminated. With its location in Miami, Florida, KTB - USA will serve customers worldwide with American spare parts.

2018

KTB is certified according to ISO 9001:2015. The newly introduced quality management system will streamline quality controls, claims and their analysis and improve our customers satisfaction to the best possible level.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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