KNAPP AG – planning office opens in Klagenfurt

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Leading provider of all-in-one intralogistics solutions KNAPP, is celebrating the opening of their new planning office at Lakeside Park, Klagenfurt. Within a short space of time, eight employees were hired for the planning of logistics systems. There are already plans in the pipeline to extend the office to make room for new planning engineers who will join the KNAPP team in Carinthia from this summer onwards.

Around 300 new employees become members of the KNAPP family every year – 150 at the headquarters alone. The expert knowledge of its 3,800 employees active across 35 sites around the world is key to KNAPP’s success. KNAPP is growing and is on the lookout for employees for all of its sites. As part of this, the company is exploring new avenues and is going to places where there is extraordinarily high potential. The new planning office at Lakeside Park in Klagenfurt is one example.

An 83 m2 penthouse office will house eight employees embarking on their career at KNAPP. “The high potential of the nearby education facilities such as the university, higher technical schools and universities of applied sciences, in addition to the geographical location close to both Italy and Slovenia, not to mention the excellent local infrastructure and beautiful surroundings were the deciding factors behind our decision to open a new site next to Lake Wörthersee,” explained KNAPP’s HR Manager Ingo Spörk. “We’re delighted to receive so many high-quality applications and will soon be extending our new offices.” Jörg Bergmann, Director of Engineering & Manufacturing at KNAPP is thrilled by the response and added: “The team in Klagenfurt will be mentored by colleagues from the KNAPP headquarters in Hart bei Graz. This will not only establish a close relationship to the headquarters, but also cultural ties.”

Office opening with employees and the Lakeside Park management

“We’re thrilled to welcome our new colleagues to the KNAPP family at the opening ceremony,” affirmed KNAPP’s HR Manager Ingo Spörk on the recruitment success. Lakeside Park Manager Maria Mack was also at the ceremony.

 First-rate career prospects for technical graduates and career-changers

“As one of the largest IT employers in Styria, we offer excellent career prospects to graduates of technical universities, higher technical schools, as well as those who have opted to change career. We are on the lookout for people with a passion for technology and innovation, who possess specialist knowledge and who are looking to take on positions with responsibility,” explains Spörk. There are a variety of projects at KNAPP and exciting challenges ahead to suit different individual strengths, as well as excellent career prospects in diverse fields.

KNAPP invests a great deal in its employees. Employee satisfaction and solidarity are of great importance. Employees have the freedom to play an active role in shaping the company and its corporate culture. Moreover, KNAPP also offers a diverse programme for professional and personal development, which provides a range of benefits to support an optimal work-life balance.



KNAPP is one of the leading providers of all-in-one intralogistics solutions, automated warehouse systems and logistics software solutions. Across the globe, countless customers from the worlds of healthcare, retail, food retail and industry place their trust in the experience and innovative power of the KNAPP group. Each year, KNAPP invests around 30 million euros in research and development and its innovative solutions have made lasting impacts on intralogistics. With around 3,800 employees, the company generated a turnover of 710 million euros in the past business year 2017/2018.