Kontron AG is a company which designs and manufactures embedded computer modules, boards, and systems. It also offers cloud platform solutions, connectivity network platforms, a secure framework system for applications, etc.  The Company serves OEMs, system integrators and application providers of different market segments, including industrial automation, communications, transportation, energy, avionics, medical, infotainment, and military.  

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TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyS&T
HQAugsburg, DE
Founded1959
Websitekontron.com
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
Kontron was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Augsburg, DE

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Key People/Management at Kontron

Hannes Niederhauser

Hannes Niederhauser

CEO & Chairman of the Management Board
Carlos Queiroz

Carlos Queiroz

COO, Kontron Europe
Ulrich Gehrmann

Ulrich Gehrmann

Chairman of the Supervisory Board
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Kontron Office Locations

Kontron has offices in Augsburg, Deggendorf, Großbettlingen, Ismaning and in 24 other locations
Augsburg, DE (HQ)
3-5 Lise-Meitner-Straße
Deggendorf, DE
Brunnwiesenstraße 16
Großbettlingen, DE
Kantstraße 10
Ismaning, DE
Gutenbergstraße 2
Neu-Isenburg, DE
Frankfurter Str. 120/126
Ebbs, AT
Wildbichler Str. 2e
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Kontron Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1959

Total Funding

$48.8 m

Investors

Kontron is a subsidiary of S&T

Kontron Revenue

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Kontron's revenue was reported to be €385.13 m in FY, 2016 which is a 17.6% decrease from the previous period.
EURFY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

467.7m385.1m

Revenue growth, %

21%(18%)

Cost of goods sold

345.8m329.0m

Gross profit

121.8m56.1m
EURFY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

27.8m43.8m

Accounts Receivable

122.7m67.4m

Prepaid Expenses

2.2m2.4m

Inventories

83.3m60.5m
EURFY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(2.7m)(147.6m)

Depreciation and Amortization

23.7m33.1m

Inventories

8.2m22.8m

Cash From Operating Activities

14.2m60.5m
EURFY, 2015

Revenue/Employee

594.2k

Debt/Equity

0.2 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.7 x
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Kontron Operating Metrics

FY, 2015FY, 2016

Order Intake

€391.80 m€361.50 m

Order Intake (Industrial)

€179.40 m€178.50 m

Order Intake (Avionics / Transportation / Defense)

€111.30 m€102.30 m

Order Intake (Communication)

€101.10 m€80.70 m
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Kontron Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Inocybe Technologies USA IncAugust 01, 2018
Industrial Computers Ltd.
Industrial Computers S.A.S.
Inocybe Technologies Inc UK Limited
Kontron America Inc.
Kontron Asia Inc.
Kontron Asia Pacific Design Sdn. Bhd.
Kontron Canada Inc.
Kontron ECT design s.r.o.
Kontron Electronics GmbH
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Kontron Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

84/100

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Kontron Revenue Breakdown

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Kontron revenue breakdown by business segment: 51.5% from Industrial, 23.4% from Communication and 25.1% from Avionics / Transportation / Defense

Kontron revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 16.6% from Germany and 83.4% from Rest of World

Kontron Online and Social Media Presence

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Kontron News and Updates

Kontron Embedded Box-PC KBox B-202-CFL now with 9th Gen Intel Core processors for performance-hungry applications

Augsburg, February 13, 2020 -  Kontron, a leading global provider of IoT/Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), as of now offers its KBox B-202-CFL Embedded Box-PC with Intel® Core™ 9th generation processors, which with up to eight processor cores provide a performance boost with constant power dissip…

Flexible and powerful: Kontron adds the new KBox C-103-CFL series to its industrial computer family

Download Image KBox C-103-CFL series with many additional interfaces - the latest 9th generation Intel® Core™ and Intel® Xeon® E processors for performance-hungry applications.read more

New Kontron Motherboards "Designed by Fujitsu"

Download Image Kontron is committed to the future of Fujitsu motherboards "Made in Germany" based on the latest Intel® platforms.read more

Kontron adds CANBus and Media Server variants to its mission-ready COBALT 901 systems line

Download Image Powerful new interface and integrated L2 switch capabilities address growing need for faster connectivity and design flexibility.read more

Kontron to supply major European airline with IFE&C equipment in fleet-wide deployment

Download Image After successful proof-of-concept achieved in 2019, initial roll-out phase scheduled for spring 2020 on 100+ Boeing aircraft.read more

New Kontron SMARC-sXAL4 (E2) Module with up to 8 GByte LPDDR4 Memory Down

Download Image Highly scalable SMARC 2.0 module based on the latest IoT-enabled embedded processors from Intel®read more
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Kontron Blogs

Kontron SMARC-sAL28 module supports 8GB memory

High network capability and performance with low power consumption, low cost and compact design for harsh industrial environments is now in series production

Kontron Embedded Box-PC KBox B-202-CFL now with 9th Gen Intel® Core™ processors for performance-hungry applications

Strong computing performance with compact design and a maximum of expandability

New at Kontron: SMARTCASE™ Solutions for Box-PCs "Designed by Fujitsu”

Modular and flexible chassis kits for Kontron motherboards

Kontron presents D3713-V/R mITX motherboard for AMD Ryzen™ Embedded V1000/R1000 processor

Ideal for demanding graphics applications in professional casino gaming systems, medical displays, thin clients and industrial PCs through AMD Radeon™ Vega Graphics

Powerful, compact and ready2use - the new Kontron System-on-Module (SoM)

Kontron offers smallest SoM module with high-performance processor i.MX8M Mini Quad Core 1.6 GHz and LPDDR4 memory on only 30mm x 30mm
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Kontron Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Kontron founded?

    Kontron was founded in 1959.

  • Who are Kontron key executives?

    Kontron's key executives are Hannes Niederhauser, Carlos Queiroz and Ulrich Gehrmann.

  • How many employees does Kontron have?

    Kontron has 1,286 employees.

  • What is Kontron revenue?

    Latest Kontron annual revenue is €385.1 m.

  • What is Kontron revenue per employee?

    Latest Kontron revenue per employee is €299.5 k.

  • Who are Kontron competitors?

    Competitors of Kontron include Elma Electronic, S&T and Axiomtek.

  • Where is Kontron headquarters?

    Kontron headquarters is located at 3-5 Lise-Meitner-Straße, Augsburg.

  • Where are Kontron offices?

    Kontron has offices in Augsburg, Deggendorf, Großbettlingen, Ismaning and in 24 other locations.

  • How many offices does Kontron have?

    Kontron has 29 offices.