Group Headquarters / CSC EMEA

KHD group headquarters are located in Cologne, Germany. When it comes to R&D, process design, machine design and plant design (layout optimization), the Cologne-based Core Competence Center provides support to all KHD Customer Service Centers worldwide.

Aside from that, KHD's headquarters in Cologne do also serve the EMEA and APA market regions (Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific excluding China) with a differentiated portfolio of sales, engineering, project execution, commissioning, as well as comprehensive plant services which include spare part supplies, plant audits, training courses and maintenance services.

Serving: Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific (excluding China).

Core Competencies:

  • Headquarters of KHD group
  • R&D, process design, machine design and plant design (layout optimization) are supporting functions for all KHD Customer Service Centers and sales office worldwide
  • Supply of complete new cement plants
  • Modernization and upgrade of existing cement plants and single machinery
  • Supply of new pyro-processing plants and machinery such as preheater, rotary kilns, or clinker coolers
  • Plant audits
  • Supply of new grinding plants
  • Modernization of existing cement grinding plants by installation of tube mills, roller presses, high efficiency separators or hybrid grinding systems
  • Supply of roller presses for raw material and cement processing


Contact Group Headquarters / CSC EMEA

Colonia Allee 3
51067 Cologne
Tel.: +49 221 6504 0


Managing Director
Humboldt Wedag GmbH
Global Head of Center of Excellence


André Sybon

Tel.: +49 221 6504 1930

Mobile: +49 152 09 111 545

Managing Director
Humboldt Wedag GmbH
Head of CSC EMEA


Martin Gierse

Tel.: +49 221 6504 1451

Mobile: +49 152 09 111 670

Director Sales
Europe, Middle East & Africa


Farid Salehi

Tel.: +49 221 6504 1433

Mobile: +49 152 09 111 630


Director Sales
Asia Pacific (excluding China)


Carsten Eckert

Tel.: + 49 221 6504 1415

Mobile: +49 152 09 111 626


Head of Field Services


Karsten Kaufmann

Tel.: + 49 221 6504 1566

Mobile: +49 152 09 111 722