Christian Gnaß, Managing Partner

The emco Group is a holding company that combines four strong brands under one roof. With these, it has made a name for itself as a successful supplier of tailor-made solutions that combine technology and design. The group’s worldwide success is attributable to the expertise and experience that the company has acquired over 75 years – and to the original ideas that are found for demanding requirements and high-end properties. In keeping with our slogan, “Surprisingly more”, we find ground-breaking solutions for your needs in and around the building.

At home in the region – represented worldwide

Today, the emco Group operates all over the world and markets its products in more than 100 countries. The company’s success is assured by more than 1,300 members of staff at 17 locations, 2 participations and 4 production sites worldwide.

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Dialogue. Responsibility. Future.

The topic of sustainability is becoming increasingly important and is also of commercial relevance for the emco Group. Certificates and evidence are playing an increasing role. Meeting these expectations with impressive, more sustainable products is, and remains, a key goal of our sustainability strategy.

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The management

The managing directors of the divisions at a glance.

Dipl.-Ing. Michael Kleber MBA (Managing Director emco Bad),
Dr.-Ing. Andreas Stepping (Vice President Operations),
Jörg Harbecke (Managing Director emco Bau),

Dipl.-Kfm. Daniel Sobhan-Sarbandi (CFO/Managing Director emco Group),
Christian Gnass (CEO/Managing Partner emco Group),
Klaus Mensing (Head of Legal Matters and Human Resources, emco Group),
Dipl.-Angl./BWL Frank Indenkämpen (Managing Director, Novus Dahle)

Production facilities of the emco group

This is where your products are created.

Werk II plant in Lingen / Germany

Christian Gnaß (CEO) & Daniel Sarbandi (CFO)

Factory China

Factory France

Anselme Hoffmann (General Manager emco France)

Factory Czech Republic

Karel Drapak (Managing Director Novus Czech Republic)


  • emco Polska Sp.z.oo. Poland
  • emco Building Technology Chuzhou Ltd. China
  • emco Novus Middle East Trading FZC
  • emco Benelux b.v. Netherlands
  • emco Novus International Ltd. Hongkong
  • emco Nordic ApS Copenhagen Denmark
  • emco Sweden Sweden
  • emco France SAS Dampierre France
  • emco Bautechnik Ges. m.b.H. Pasching / Austria
  • emco UK Ltd. Wellington /Telford England
  • emco Schweiz AG Affoltern a.A. / Switzerland
  • emco Spain S.L.U. Barcelona / Spain
  • emcoTex GmbH Gräfenhainichen / Germany
  • Kafloor Mats GmbH Gräfenhainichen / Germany
  • EFIA GmbH Nürnberg / Germany
  • Novus Chuzhou Ltd. Chuzhou / China
  • Novus Cesko s.r.o. Czech Republic
  • Dahle North America Inc. USA
  • Schneider-Novus-Vertriebs GmbH Weilheim Germany
  • Shenzhen Novus Dahle Culture products Co. Ltd., China

Further information


Over seven decades of company history

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Engagement of the emco Group

Sponsoring art and culture

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