This is us


The KUZ stands for practice-oriented industrial research in plastics technology. We are development partners for intelligent, resource-saving processes as the basis for sustainable products. Due to our broad expertise, we include the entire process chain and work across technologies.

Geschichte des Kunststoff-Zentrums in Leipzig

more than 60 years of company history

History of the KUZ

Learn more about the KUZ's long history: new event series, technical acquisitions as well as our detailed founding history.

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Bild der KUZ-Mitarbeitenden auf dem Hof.

We are the KUZ

Our team

More than 60 employees drive the KUZ forward with the help of multidisciplinary, scientific expertise.

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Schachspiel: gläsernes Schachbrett

Strategic direction

Practice-oriented industrial research in plastics technology is the foundation of the KUZ's strategic orientation. In particular, intelligent and resource-saving processes provide a basis for sustainable innovations and solutions.

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Geschäftsführer des KUZ - Matthias R. Jacob"/>

I help you!

Dr.-Ing. Matthias R. Jacob

General Director