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

Employee Rating

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

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Key People/Management at Kontron

Hannes Niederhauser

Hannes Niederhauser

CEO & Chairman of the Management Board
Carlos Queiroz

Carlos Queiroz

CEO
Ulrich Gehrmann

Ulrich Gehrmann

Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Oliver Dautzenberg

Oliver Dautzenberg

COO
Helmet Fischer

Helmet Fischer

CFO
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Kontron Office Locations

Kontron has offices in Ismaning, Augsburg, Deggendorf, Großbettlingen and in 22 other locations
Ismaning, DE (HQ)
Gutenbergstraße 2
Augsburg, DE
3-5 Lise-Meitner-Straße
Deggendorf, DE
Brunnwiesenstraße 16
Großbettlingen, DE
Kantstraße 10
Ebbs, AT
Wildbichler Str. 2e
Schweinbach, AT
Freistädter Str. 38
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Kontron Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

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 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 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

87/100

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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 3.5 inch Single Board Computer 3.5”-SBC-WLU with latest Intel® processor technology for demanding IoT applications

Higher WLAN speed thanks to Intel® Integrated Connectivity (CNVi) - available with 8th Gen. Intel® Core™ U-series or Celeron® processors

More performance: Kontron upgrades the KISS V3 rackmount series for demanding industrial applications

Update to latest Intel® Core™ Gen 9 and Intel® Xeon® E Gen 2 processors and extended range of high-performance power supplies also for AI applications

Kontron Single Board Computer in 3.5-inch format for AMD Ryzen™ Embedded V1000/R1000 processor

3.5"-SBC-VR1000 designed for demanding graphics applications and low power consumption

Embedded Kontron motherboard pITX-APL V2.0 for high performance in 2.5-inch format

Ideal for industrial client applications thanks to latest Intel Atom® E39xx and Intel® Celeron® N3350/J3455 processors

Kontron and Anevia collaborate on a scalable reference solution for video delivery at the network edge

A joint offering designed to reduce video traffic in the core through street-ready cache servers

COM-HPC™ - Higher performance for Computer-on-Modules

Kontron supports the new Standard for Embedded Industrial Server Class Computing
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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 1,184 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 €325.3 k.

  • Who are Kontron competitors?

    Competitors of Kontron include Dream Chip Technologies, Rutronik and ETAS.

  • Where is Kontron headquarters?

    Kontron headquarters is located at Gutenbergstraße 2, Ismaning.

  • Where are Kontron offices?

    Kontron has offices in Ismaning, Augsburg, Deggendorf, Großbettlingen and in 22 other locations.

  • How many offices does Kontron have?

    Kontron has 26 offices.