New Managing Director appointed at Druck Chemie group
Mirko Kern has been appointed Managing Director of DC Druck Chemie GmbH.
As MD at Druck Chemie’s headquarters at Ammenbuch, Mirko’s role includes responsibility for the successful operation of the entire Druck Chemie group across ten European countries, as well as its operations in South America.
Commenting on his appointment, he said:
“I am thrilled to be given the responsibility of taking Druck Chemie to the next level and enhancing its position as a leading service provider for the graphical industry.”
Mirko takes over from caretaker MD Alfred Rothlaender who managed Druck Chemie GmbH through its acquisition by The Langley Group in 2014.
Mirko Kern who takes over as Managing Director of Druck Chemie on 1st February 2016
The DC Druck Chemie group is a manufacturer and supplier of speciality chemicals, consumables and support services for the printing and graphic arts industries. Druck Chemie was founded in 1971 in the Swabian town of Ammerbuch, near Stuttgart, with eight products, two employees and one lorry. The first German branch offices came into being in 1978 in Gaimersheim; in 1982 in Hofheim and in 1987 the first international branch office opened in Switzerland. Today DruckChemie has facilities in 10 European locations as well as Brazil and Mexico, offering over 4,000 different products to more that 7,000 customers.
In November 2014, Druck Chemie was acquired by Langley Holdings plc, a British-owned multi-disciplined engineering concern serving a diverse range of markets worldwide.