The medium sized, non-listed corporation manufactures fabric-based media and system solutions for a diverse spectrum of applications. With investments of €10.5m, GKD has now laid the foundations for further growth.

In the company’s two divisions – World Wide Weave (technical meshes) and Capital Equipment (filter and systems manufacturing) – three of the four independently managed business units were able to record increased revenue.

GKD employs 591 staff members worldwide, including 24 trainees. The headquarters in Düren employs 388.