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Subconsciously it clicks: High quality!

„Subconsciously it clicks: High quality!“ Why the merged Hübner-KTB Oberflächentechnik focuses on more than the[…]

Same shade as with Chromium (VI)

Chrome continues to be in demand in the automotive industry. However, for manufacturers of chrome-plated[…]

Chrome strips as control unit

A new technology allows interior chrome trim to become a touch-sensitive control unit. And this[…]

Assessment of the KTB Substitution Plan as credible and robust

With joined forces Future

The companies Hübner Oberflächentechnik in Marktoberdorf and Kunststofftechnik Bernt (KTB) in Kaufbeuren are moving closer[…]

Hübner Oberflächentechnik GmbH and Kunststofftechnik Bernt GmbH join forces

Marktoberdorf and Kaufbeuren, March 9th, 2021 – Hübner Oberflächentechnik GmbH (“Hübner”) and Kunststofftechnik Bernt GmbH[…]

“Chrome 2030” successfully conducted as a webinar

The ZVO/FGK seminar “Chrome 2030 – The Future of Galvanized Plastics in Automotive Engineering”, which[…]

More flexibility and sharp edges

The future of electroplatingAutomotive manufacturers swear by plastic for panels, buttons and control elements, because[…]


Industry benchmark chrome(VI)-free pretreatment systems

In the course of the authorization obligation of chromium trioxide and the associated demands to[…]

Fine surfaces – Sharp edges

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Our new apprentices

Since the beginning of September, our new trainees have been at the start. This year[…]

More flexibility and sharp edges

Laser technologies extend the freedom of day-night design and can also be applied to chrome[…]

KTB relies on SurTec for chrome processes

More flexibility thanks to laser technology

19.05.2020 ZVO U-Ticker   The industry is facing new challenges that require the adaptation of[…]


KTB Authorization request

On 5.12.2018 we received the information from Echa (European Chemicals Agency) that the KTB authorization[…]

Authorization of Chromium Trioxide

The European Chemicals Regulation REACh is one of the most complex in DC and involves[…]

Discover your possibilities at KTB

Under this slogan one can summarize the one the guidance of pupils in the context[…]

Refining high-quality decorative trim with the BARRACUDA laser system

Chrome-plated decorative trims with 3D lettering in two different matt shades, which also glow in[…]