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    AKG Hofgeismar

The German plants of the AKG Group

An internationally involved family business

The AKG Group is represented by the plant Hofgeismar (Hesse) in Germany.

The company was founded in Dortmund in 1919. The headquarters in Hofgeismar, which was built in 1946, is comprised of two production companies, one sales company for European and worldwide customers as well as our head office (executive board and central functions such as research and development).
With around 850 employees, the Hofgeismar plant is the heart of the AKG Group, laying in the center of Germany in the aspiring north of Hesse. Apart from numerous hiking and cycling options, your way to Kassel isn’t long. There you can find the Herkules which has been acknowledged as UNESCO world heritage in 2013, along with Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe.

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  • Living in North Hesse
    A region worth living in
  • Living in North Hesse
    A region worth living in

Living in North Hesse

Explore the Beauty of Northern Hesse: Why Living Here is Worthwhile

Northern Hesse - a region rich in history, nature, and culture. Situated in the heart of Germany, this corner of the world offers plenty of reasons why living here is worthwhile. Particularly, Hofgeismar, near the historic city of Kassel, stands out for its exceptional quality of life.

Enchanting Natural Beauty

Northern Hesse captivates with its breathtaking landscapes, drawing every nature enthusiast into its embrace. From picturesque river landscapes along the Fulda to the gentle hills of the Reinhardswald, the region offers a variety of outdoor activities. Whether it's hiking, cycling, or simply soaking in the beauty of nature, Northern Hesse provides each person their own personal paradise.

Cultural Diversity and History Come to Life

With cities like Kassel, renowned for the world-famous Documenta art exhibition, and historical sites like the Sababurg, the Sleeping Beauty Castle, Northern Hesse boasts a rich cultural diversity. Here, history and tradition can be experienced firsthand, whether it's visiting one of the numerous museums or exploring the charming old towns.

Economic Opportunities and Innovation

As a company based in Hofgeismar near Kassel, we know that Northern Hesse is not only a beautiful place to live but also economically attractive. The region provides an ideal environment for businesses of all sizes, from traditional craft businesses to innovative startups. The proximity to Kassel as a commercial hub and the excellent transportation links offer optimal conditions for economic success and innovation.

Are you new to North Hesse? Kassel-Welcome introduces you briefly and entertainingly to the documenta-city Kassel and its surroundings. Take an insight into living and housing, education as well as culture and relishes of the region.