We Have A Story to Tell...
A company that evolves in tune with the trends of the modern era, that combines tradition and innvoation, that takes on the role of a liquid plastics pioneer growing from a small coatings factory in Vellmar into a business with international operations.
Kemper System Corporate Milestones:
1957 – "Kemper Kunststoff & Lackfabrik" was founded by Dr. Kemper in Vellmar, Germany
1969 – A patent for the waterproofing / sealing classic KEMPEROL V 210 is filed
1986 – Sale of the family-run company to IBG "Industrie-Beteiligungs-Gesellschaft" in Cologne, Germany
1990 – "Kemper Kunststoff & Lackfabrik" is renamed Kemper System GmbH Co. KG
1990 – Establishment of the first international subsidiary in the USA - Kemper System, Inc.
1997 – Establishment of a subsidiary in UK – Kemper System Ltd.
1998 – Establishment of a subsidiary in India – Kemper System India PVT Ltd.
2000 – Establishment of a subsidiary in Italy – Kemper System Italy s.r.l.
2000 – Establishment of a subsidiary in France – Kemper System France SAS
2000 – Establishment of a subsidiary in China – Kemper System Liquid Coating Sealing Co. Ltd.
2009 – Kemper System and Coelan Flüssignkunststoffe GmbH are merged into one company; Kemper System GmbH & Co. KG
2010 – Kemper System America, Inc. starts production in West Seneca, NY
2010 – Establishment of a subsidiary in Canada – Kemper System Canada, Inc.
2012 – Launch of quality management system and certification in line with ISO 9001
2013 – Establishment of a sales service in Mexico City, Mexico
2013 – Launch of environmental management system and certification in line with ISO 14001
2017 – Kemper System celebrates 60 years of industry leadership and innovation
2017 – Kemper System America, Inc. expands through the acquisition of STS Coatings, Inc. with the addition of more building envelope technologies
2018 – Inauguration of production facilities in India
2020 – Kemper System America, Inc. announces the promotion of Mr. Christian Schaefer and Mr. Joseph Hoekzema as Managing Directors
PRODUCT LINE: Kemper System is a worldwide leader in manufacturing the highest quality waterproofing, roofing and surfacing systems in the industry. Architects, engineers, roofing consultants, quality contractors and building owners have come to trust Kemper System when only the best will do. Kemper System’s line of high-end, specialty roofing applications has been used on the Empire State Building, Madison Square Garden and High Museum of Art/Woodruff Art Center in Atlanta.
Our high-quality waterproofing and roofing membranes are cold-liquid applied and fully reinforced. Kemper System is also the only US manufacturer to offer-environmentally friendly and odor-free polyurethane resins, PMMA, and polyester technologies. The versatility and adaptability of KEMPEROL membranes, combined with the professional technical support of the Kemper System staff, delivers a long term, built-to-last solution for any waterproofing challenge.
Kemper System provides a lifetime protection for your most valuable assets including:
KEMPER SYSTEM'S BUFFALO STORY: In 2009, the IBG industrial holding from Cologne, Germany announced a plan to establish a North American manufacturing presence. This newly-established production facility would allow the company to expand its sales into Canada and South America from its US headquarters.
In June 2009, Kemper System acquired a 45,000 square foot facility at 1200 North America Drive located in West Seneca, a town directly outside of Buffalo.
Since its establishment, KSA continues to realize its growth and expansion goals. Both iconic American buildings and state of the art buildings boast the protective waterproofing, roofing and surfacing application that is Kemper System.