Experts in Clinker Production   

Our success story started with the manufacture of clinker coolers for the cement industry.
Today we are increasing our expertise to supply optimal solutions for entire kiln lines.

The history of IKN

Over 300 cooler installations in only 25 years

Order for 5.000 tpd pyro line in Turkey
IKN re-introduces the electrical drive into cooler technology
IKN celebrates 30 years of history in clinker cooling.
IKN commissions Turkey's most efficient new pyro line at Sanko's Bartin plant.
IKN develops the new Coanda Wing® and a wear and heat resistant Double G Damper for tertiary air control.
IKN implements 3D engineering design and forms the IKN Pyro department to manage kiln line projects development.
IKN again strengthens its position by supplying the world’s largest clinker coolers for Conch Cement - each of the three Pendulum Coolers® is designed to handle 13,000 t/d of clinker production.
IKN records over 500 installations of KIDS® and IKN Pendulum Coolers® in 36 countries.
Start up of the new pyro line 3 at Sepahan with a capacity of 3,300 t/d. IKN and PSP designed, supplied and supervised the erection and commissioning of the complete line.
Installation of the largest European clinker cooler in Turkey with a capacity of 9,000 t/d.

IKN develops the Linear Pendulum Suspension (LPS®) for more precision and simplified installation inside the cooler housing.
Karl von Wedel transfers the management to Justus von Wedel and Klaas Windmöller.
Acquisition of PSP Engineering a. s. in Prerov, Czech Republic. IKN combines its clinker cooler specialisation with the pyro activities of the traditional kiln supplier.
IKN opens a new technical centre for training and testing as well as for assembly and quality control of critical components.
IKN commissions its largest IKN Pendulum Cooler® so far with a capacity of 9,100 t/d in South Korea.

Roberta Plant Site
IKN revolutionises the industry by installing the first IKN Pendulum Cooler® with pendulum suspension.
IKN develops the Clinker Inlet Distribution System (KIDS®). Dyckerhoff AG, a well-known German cement producer, is convinced of its advantages and adopts the concept.
Founding of IKN GmbH Ingenieurbüro-Kühlerbau-Neustadt by Dipl.-Ing. Karl von Wedel.