WHO WE ARE.
WHO WE ARE.
The KEMPER Group, with its production, logistics and commercial units, is a reference for the world of soldering, indoor and outdoor, specializing in the world of GD and retail/DO no-food, Do-It-Yourself, technical hardware and retail in Italy and worldwide.
Founded in 1953, the Kemper Group is headquartered in Parma, one of the beating hearts of the Italian economy. An Italian DNA that goes hand in hand with an international mentality, driven by the desire to combine the best of Italian style with the specificities of the markets in which it operates with passion: more than 50 in Europe, Asia, Africa, America and Oceania.
KEMPER IN THE WORLD
With more than 65 years in the market, it belongs to the third generation of the Mori family. The team of 75 employees combines highly specialized figures in research and development, production and logistics, sales, marketing and more.
The group consists of four units in Europe:
In addition, Kemper owns an office located in Ningbo, China, and has a beautiful 200 m² exhibition area in Parma.
Kemper's B2B distribution channels are:
- Retail chains: DIY, HO.RE.CA (hotel, restaurant, cafe), garden centers.
- Professional stores (hardware tools / plumbing / installations / automotive).
- Wholesalers in the sectors: construction, agriculture, industrial supplies.
Since 1953, Kemper has specialized in portable LPG appliances.
Initially, specialization was focused on high-quality soldering products (air and bi-gas propulsion), a range dedicated to two different customer segments:
The know-how acquired over the years has enabled us to develop new portable production lines for professional heating, camping, barbecue, etc. We are now a leader in the production and sale of:
- Apparatus for soldering / brazing (professional and do-it-yourself)
- Outdoor cooking/heating/lighting
- Appliances (indoor electric heating, air treatment, insect killers, animal repellents)
- Appliances for HO.RE.CA (hotel, restaurant, cafe): electric and gas outdoor heating, kitchen flashlights.
Founded in 1970, Plein Air stands out for its high specialization in the production of gas cartridges of different sizes and blends.
Today the Plein Air catalog also offers a wide range of electric appliances dedicated to different needs, such as:
- Air treatment/purification
- Insect killers and animal repellers
The youngest of the Kemper Group is the French division K-France established in 2002.
Located in Paris, K France covers the entire French area and guarantees a high level of service, managing to meet different needs, from large retailers to small retailers.
Thanks to a series of expansions and technological investments in 2021, the historic Plein Air International plant located in Mirandola (Modena) is the production muscle of the group: producing a wide range of gas cartridges of different sizes and blends.
Plein Air International stores its gas in 3 tanks with a total capacity of 138 tons.
- 1 tank of 50m3 (capacity 28 tons)
- 2 tanks of 100m3 (capacity 55 tons each)
With a warehouse capable of storing up to 60 tons of goods, Plein Air produces 1,300,000 kg of gas per year (10,000,000 cartridges per year)
SAFETY AND QUALITY
The KEMPER Group actively participates as the Italian UNI representative at the European Technical Committee CEN / TC 181 LPG OPERATING EQUIPMENT.
In addition, Kemper participates as an expert advisor to WG1 and WG3 in TC 181.
Kemper products are certified by TUV and institutes CERTIGAZ and BUREAU VERITAS.
Continuity is more important than short-term success. This is why we always think and act with long-term development and optimization in mind.
Our keywords are quality and service
Our technical department is always working to improve products, update instructions and be up-to-date with the best certifications / declarations of conformity according to the latest regulations.
Kemper always tries to be a proactive player in the market. Our goal is to serve our customers with the best products and services also by introducing and offering new items year by year.
Today the Kemper Group is ready to take on a new challenge, becoming a driving force for change.
We have implemented a new internal policy, which aims to reduce, to the lowest level, the negative impact our business activities have on the environment, and we are focused on managing virtuous products, packaging, and disposable items, with the aim of combining economic and environmental benefits.
CODE OF ETHICS.