Newsarchive – KSM Castings Group


KSM Castings Group: 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 Castings Group GmbH adjusts personnel capacities in Germany and plans collective restructuring agreement

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

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

KSM Castings Group applies for protective shielding process in Germany

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

Internal area for KSM employees

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

A huge thank you – KSM trainees donate to FiN Families in Need

Januar 2020: Jörg Gustke handed over a donation to FiN on behalf of the Trainees of KSM

BSV Fritz Völkel has become soccer champion for the 6th time

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

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.

Christmas Party of former employees at the KSM Castings Group

18. December 2019: Over 140 former employees enjoyed the afternoon and the reunion.


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.

Honor to the professional champions – KSM trainee Pascal Krause from Wernigerode is one of them

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

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 publishes Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)-Report

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

KSM at the 4th Hildesheim Company Run

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

CITIC Dicastal & KSM Castings open Engineering Office in Munich

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

The company sports team BSV Fritz Völkel is European Champion

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

Cooperation between KSM Castings Group and University of Hildesheim

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

HAJ Marathon 2019

HAJ-Marathon Hannover – it runs well!

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

Hildesheim, January 2019: 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 – Bike marathon in Hrádek

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

Wernigerode, 30. Mai 2018: Corporate Challenge

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

Generous support for the KSM soccer team from Wuppertal

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

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

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

Preisverleihung für Zivilcourage 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.

Requirements for successful energy efficiency projects

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

KSM beim HAJ Hannover Marathon 2018

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!

Change in the Management of the KSM Castings Group

01.03.2018: Change in the Management of the KSM Castings Group

Company sports team from Wuppertal 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 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 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 receives multi-million € chassis components order

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

First success of the Teams KSM Hrádek

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.

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.


Company Visit: Bernd Westphal at KSM in Hildesheim

09.12.2016: The chairman of the KSM work council, Manuel Duarte, invited Bernd Westphal, member of the SPD in the German Bundestag, to the site of the KSM Castings Group in Hildesheim.

First KSM Castings Family in Shelby

15.10.2016: The 1st Family Day – and thus the debut of the employee and family appreciation day at KSM Shelby – was celebrated on Saturday, October 15th 2016.

KSM Castings is among the TOP 100

24.06.2016: The company from Hildesheim belongs to Germanys innovation elite/honor by TOP 100-mentor Ranga Yogeshwar.

Corporate Challenge in Wernigerode

01.06.2016: Wednesday, 1st of June, was the day of the 2nd Harzer Firmenlauf (corporate challenge) – Many KSM runners from the plants in Wernigerode and Hildesheim took part.

KSM Castings Group receives again Preferred Supplier Award

15.05.2016: Also this year, the KSM Castings Group is one of the awarded suppliers of the Robert Bosch GmbH and received the award as „Preferred Supplier 2016“.

KSM runs for Hildesheim

27.04.2016: Last Sunday, almost 2.500 runners participated in the 30th Wedekindlauf in Hildesheim, despite hail, rain and storm.

KSM with own fire brigade

22.04.2016: Ready to start in 5 minutes – KSM’s own plant fire brigade is also allowed to operate at fires in the city.

Hannover in marathon fever

13.04.2016: In perfect weather, almost 21.000 athletes were on the move. For handbikers, inline skaters, relays, walkers and runners, of course, the distances marathon, half marathon and 10 km were on the program.

KSM in Shelby on course for growth

15.01.16: The KSM Castings Group was present at the 11th EUROGUSS. Europe’s biggest trade fair for die casting took place from 12 - 14 January 2016 in Nuremberg.

KSM at the EUROGUSS 2016

15.01.16: The KSM Castings Group was present at the 11th EUROGUSS. Europe’s biggest trade fair for die casting took place from 12 - 14 January 2016 in Nuremberg.