In 1897 the first milk skimming separator was produced
Under the new trademark -KHA-, which was valid from 1958, plate heat exchangers, big separators, butter makers, tanks for milk and cream, as well as pumps were produced.
In 1990, due to political and economic changes in East Germany, the Treuhand took over the business
In 1992 SÜDMO-Schleicher AG acquired the company
In 1998 the Artern plant had to file for bankruptcy
In 1999 the company was re-established as the Kyffhäuser Maschinenfabrik Artern GmbH.
since 1999, the Kyffhäuser Maschinenfabrik Artern GmbH has restarted to produce disc separators for the food and beverage industry with a capacity of 800 l / h - 60,000 l / h.
Since the middle of 2011, the Kyffhäuser Maschinenfabrik Artern GmbH has expanded. These new business areas are: plant construction, process optimization and engineering with the separator remain as the one of the core equipment.