News archive – KSM Castings Group


Insolvenzverfahren zum Jahresende 2020 aufgehoben

Insolvency proceedings lifted by the end of 2020

11. January 2021: This way the restructuring concept presented can be implemented as planned.


KSM Castings Group GmbH: Abschluss des Schutzschirmverfahrens voraussichtlich bereits Ende Dezember

Screening procedure completed by the end of December

26. November 2020: Creditors‘ meeting approved the insolvency plan with a large majority.

Tarifparteien einigen sich auf Sanierungstarifvertrag

Collective bargaining parties agree on a collective restructuring agreement

November 19, 2020: The collective reorganization agreement is an important element of the restructuring concept.

KSM plant Anpassung der Personalkapazitäten

KSM will adjust personnel capacities

12. August 2020: As part of the planned restructuring, about 400 jobs are to be eliminated.

Patrice Gay appointed as CSO for KSM Castings Group GmbH

Patrice Gay appointed as CSO for KSM Castings Group

9. July 2020: International sales and OEM specialist strengthens management team

KSM beantragt Schutzschirmverfahren in Deutschland

KSM filed an application for protective shielding process

3. July 2020: Company to be restructured under own management.

Internal area for KSM employees

Internal area for KSM employees

March 2020: Important and up-to-date information for all employees of the KSM Castings Group.

BSV Fritz Völkel wurde zum 6. Mal Deutscher Betriebssportmeister

BSV Fritz Völkel – soccer champion for the 6th time

January 2020: The team won the final against the team of Merkur Gauselmann Minden.

Dr. Zhihua Zhu ist neuer CEO der KSM Castings Group

Dr. Zhihua Zhu is new CEO of the der KSM Castings Group

December 2019: The top management of the globally operating metal foundry was newly formed.


Verleihung des Zivilcourage Preises 2019 bei KSM

Ceremony of Civil Courage award 2019 at KSM

December 2019: Also in 2019, the ceremony took place at the KSM Castings Group GmbH in Hildesheim.

Ehrung der Berufsbesten – KSM Azubi Pascal Krause aus Wernigerode gehört dazu

KSM trainee Pascal Krause belongs to the best, too

November 2019: The Chamber of Industry and Commerce Magdeburg has honored the best graduates 2019.

KSM Azubi Pascal Biewald gehört zu den Besten

KSM trainee Pascal Biewald is one of the best

November 2019: The Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) in Lower Saxony has honored the best trainees.

KSM veröffentlicht Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)-Bericht

KSM has published the CSR-Report for 2018

October 2019: KSM has published the CSR-Report in accordance with the Declaration of Conformity on the German Sustainability Code (DNK).

KSM beim 4. Hildesheimer Firmenlauf

KSM at the 4th Hildesheim Company Run

5. September 2019: Perfect weather, good atmosphere and great teams at the Hildesheim Company Run

KSM plant Anpassung der Personalkapazitäten

Engineering Office opens in Munich

28. June 2019: New Office for efficient development and project work on a global level with important OEMs

Betriebssportmannschaft BSV Fritz Völkel ist Europameister

BSV Fritz Völkel is European Champion

Juni 2019: The company sports team BSV Fritz Völkel wins the 21. European company sports games.

Kooperation KSM Castings Group und Universität Hildesheim

Cooperation between KSM and University of Hildesheim

03. June 2019: KSM Castings received the Partner Certificate of the University of Hildesheim.

HAJ-Marathon Hannover – läuft!

KSM at HAJ Hannover Marathon 2019

07. April 2019: Good Positions for KSM at this year’s HAJ-Marathon in Hannover.

Januar 2019: KSM eröffnet Engineering Office in München

KSM opens engineering office in Munich

January 2019: KSM opens engineering office in Munich on April 1, 2019.


Hrádek nad Nisou, 10.09.2018: Bike Babí léto – Bikemarathon in Hrádek

Hrádek nad Nisou, 10.09.2018: Bike marathon

10.09.2018: Excellent results in the bike marathon Bike Babí léto in Hrádek nad Nisou

Wernigerode, 30. Mai 2018: Harzer Firmenlauf

Wernigerode, 30. Mai 2018: Corporate Challenge

30.05.2018: Good atmosphere, great teams and excellent organization: The 4th Harzer Firmenlauf.

Großzügige Unterstützung für die Wuppertaler KSM-Fußballer

Generous support for the BSV Fritz Völkel 03

07.05.2018: Generous support for the KSM soccer team from Wuppertal.

KSM Castings CZ a.s. hilft beim Pflanzen einer Allee in Frýdlant

KSM Castings CZ a.s. helps to plant an avenue

20.04.2018: Employees of the KSM plant in Hrádek nad Nisou helped the city of Frýdlant planting an avenue.

Verleihung des Zivilcourage Preises 2018 bei KSM

Ceremony of civil courage award 2018 at KSM

25.04.2018: This year’s awardee Alina Schipper was personally invited to the headquarters of the KSM Castings Group in Hildesheim.

Voraussetzung für erfolgreiche Energieeffizienzprojekte

KSM: Succesful energy efficiency projects

April 2018 Companies have to deal with the impact of climate change and adjust their strategies.

HAJ Hannover Marathon 2018

KSM at the HAJ Hannover Marathon 2018

08.04.2018: Proud winners, bright sunshine and top ranking for the KSM Castings Group at the HAJ Hannover Marathon 2018!

Wechsel im Management der KSM Castings Group

Change in the Management of the KSM Castings Group

01.03.2018: Change in the Management of the KSM Castings Group

Wuppertaler KSM-Betriebssportmannschaft ist Rekordhalter

Company sports team is record holder

February 2018: For the 4th time, the BSV Fritz Völkel 03, the company sports team from Wuppertal has become indoor soccer champion.

KSM auf der EUROGUSS 2018

KSM at the Euroguss 2018

January 2018: KSM at the Euroguss in Nuremberg. Europe’s biggest trade fair for die castings reported a new record in visitor numbers.


KSM Castings Group wächst weiter

KSM Castings Group grows further

04.10.2017: Oliver Janz takes over the worldwide technical management of the KSM Castings Group’s production plants from 1 October 2017.

KSM Castings Group erhält millionenschweren Auftrag für Fahrwerkteile

KSM: multi-million € order

04.05.2017: The KSM Castings Group further expands its leading position as supplier of complex aluminum lightweight components.

Erste Erfolge des Teams KSM Hrádek

Team Hrádek: first success

17.04.2017: In the last two weeks, our sports TEAM KSM HRADEK participated in two competitions and represented the KSM Group in the disciplines running and cycle race.

Top-Platzierungen für KSM bei einem TOP-Event!

Great positions for KSM in a top event!

09.04.2017: At this year’s HAJ-Marathon in Hannover, KSM participated with 38 runners in almost every discipline and took a top position among the more than 21,300 participants.

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