RENOWNED TIPPER SPECIALIST
We have a long tradition in the construction industry in particular. As early as the 1930s, we were known for tipper bodies on trucks, including two-axle trailers and trailers for agriculture.
TRENDSETTER IN RADIATOR CONSTRUCTION
We have also been setting trends in cooler construction since the start of the 1950s. With small box bodies in light metal, for example – the precursors to subsequent refrigerated vehicles. Or with the first refrigerated semitrailer with a free-standing, fully plastic structure (1961) and the first pallet-width refrigerated unit (1969).
Further milestones include:
TAKING EFFICIENCY TO THE NEXT LEVEL - NOVUM
Since 2018, Kögel has been setting new standards for all model series with the NOVUM generation of vehicles - including a reinforced body, new outer frame and a clear focus on further improved user-friendliness. In addition, the increased payload of the NOVUM generation makes a decisive contribution to reducing CO2 emissions per transported ton. The NOVUM generation from Kögel was awarded the international industry prize “Trailer Innovation 2019” at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018 in the “Concept” category.
With our innovations, we at Kögel have been influencing the image of modern road haulage for years. We are one of Europe’s great trailer manufacturers. We are proud of this.
TRANSPORT SOLUTIONS - MADE IN GERMANY
What has made us great over the years is still important to us: engineering quality. Innovations that are aligned to our customers’ wishes. The reliability of an owner-run family business with long-term prospects. Ulrich Humbaur, Kögel’s owner since 2009, combines these values with his strong commitment to Germany. In this context, we at Kögel work on the transport solutions of tomorrow today – with the utmost precision, state-of-the-art expertise and plenty of attention to detail. And above all, the enthusiasm we have demonstrated since 1934. Just as things began with Franz Xaver Kögel.
Do you fancy a journey through time? We have compiled some of the milestones in our company's history for you in our quick run-through:
AN EVENTFUL HISTORY: THE KÖGEL TIMELINE