Brückner Celebrates 60 Years

Germany-based Brückner Trockentechnik GmbH & Co. KG, a manufacturer of textile finishing and
dyeing machinery, is celebrating its 60th year in business. Brückner was founded in 1949 by Kurt
Brückner as an air conditioning unit manufacturer. Soon after it opened, the company changed
direction and began to focus on drying machines, which still comprise Brückner’s core business
today. The company reports it has supplied more than 5,000 lines to its customers over the past 60

Brückner’s latest-generation Power Frame tenter

Currently, the company is run by Regina Brückner, the founder’s daughter, and her husband,
Axel Pieper.

November/December 2009