◦1881 formation of the Kyffhäuserhütte
◦As from 1897 the first milk skimming separator was produced
◦Under the new trademark "KMA", which in 1958 had validity, was produced plate heat exchangers, big separators, butter making machines, milk and cream tanks as well as pumps
◦1990 through political and economic changes in Eastern Germany, the trust took over the company
◦1992 purchased the SÜDMO-Schleicher AG the company
◦1998 the production site must to declare oneself insolvent
◦1999 she was refounded with the help of a midsize company
◦Since 1999 the Kyffhaeuser Maschinenfabrik Artern GmbH produced disk separators for the food and beverage industry with throughput from 800 l/h up to 60.000 l/h.
◦Since the mid-year 2011, the Kyffhaeuser Maschinenfabrik Artern GmbH has expanded. Added to this was a new business area: engineering, process optimization and engineering, who expanding the business field around the separator.