Knierim Tooling GmbH

Street: Uferstr. 100
Zip-Code: 24106
City: Kiel
Website: www.knierim-tooling.de

Long Description: 

KNIERIM Tooling GmbH, founded in 2004, has its origin in KNIERIM Yachtbau GmbH, a Kiel, Germany based company with more than 50 years of tradition in boat building. Hightech carbon fibre race yachts and performance cruisers as well as the famous solar powered catamaran “Tûranor PlanetSolar” are built by KNIERIM. KNIERIM uses its outstanding expertise in this field for the construction of large industrial components for wind turbines, planes, ships, submarines, and cars. KNIERIM Tooling operates 3 customized 5-axis milling machines up to 34x8.5x4 meters. KNIERIM‘s location directly at the Kiel Canal with a long deep water pier in front of the plant ensures that parts can be easily shipped all over the world.

Products + Services:

  • Master plugs: vacuum tight master plugs, up to 32x8x4m in one piece
  • Tooling: composite tooling with integrated heating, direct female tooling
  • Composite construction: large scale parts in prepreg, infusion and vacuum consolidated wet laminate

Value-Added Steps

Manufacturing Processes
Surface Technology


Wind Energy
Wind Energy
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Marine Systems
Marine Systems

Competence Description: 

From a first concept to a finished part KNIERIM covers the entire production process and is prepared to deliver master plugs, moulds, and, as the latest development, heatable direct tools for all purposes. Moulds are built from GRP and CFRP by a hand laying technique or with vacuum infusion and prepreg technology.


  • boat building
  • master plugs
  • tools
  • prototypes
  • mould making