KURZ Group

KURZ – a global leader

KURZ is a worldwide supplier of hotstamping technologies.

  • More than 4.500 employees.
  • 11 production facilities in Europe, the U. S. and the Pacific Rim.
  • 23 international subsidiaries.
  • A worldwide net of agencies and sales offices offer individual solutions and full service.


KURZ hotstamping foils are found everywhere - on packaging, greeting cards, electronic and home appliances, on cosmetic articles, latest application technologies, magnetic foils and holograms. The Kurz Group offers an effective and attractive brand mark and product protection.
Within its wide manufacturing range, KURZ also offers h+m hot stamping tools, machines, and an optimized foil assembly and logistics on the spot.

A worldwide service team of applications engineers is constantly ready.

hinderer + mühlich is a 100% affiliate of the KURZ group.

Members of the KURZ Group:

h + m is a manufacturer of stamping tools for the graphic and plastic industry. Our tools are used to refine plastic and paper surfaces with highest demands for design and functionality. Out tools can be found in almost all industries: medicine, automotive, household appliance, cosmetics, tobacco, pharmaceutical and many more.


For almost 70 years BAIER GmbH & Co. KG designs and manufactures hot stamping machines for the plastics and graphics market and is one of the leading manufactuers in this field; they also offer sealing, stamping and cleaning machines. In addition to standard machinery, they primarily design and develop customized special machines tailor-made for individual applications and various different markets.

PolyIC develops and markets products based on the platform technology printed electronics: In the course of this PolyIC offers products from the fields “Touch Sensors & Passive Devices”.

Touch sensors based on the PolyTC® technology offer transparent, conductive and flexible possibilities for touch screens and capacitive keys in any variants. Furthermore, this technology enables the setup of flexible circuit structures as passive devices for a huge variety of further applications. The highlight is the possibility to combine decoration and function to achieve a maximum of design flexibility. 

OVD Kinegram, a company based in Switzerland, is a member of the KURZ Group. Within the KURZ organisation, OVD Kinegram is the competence centre for the governmental ID document market. Over 100 countries trust the KINEGRAM® and its highly sophisticated security features to protect their valuable documents and banknotes.