Company history


Tradition and innovation

Establishing a connection between the past with its consciousness of tradition, well established and passed down items and the future, its novelties, improvements and visions - this is the goal that Fahnen Kössinger GmbH in Schierling (Bavaria) is aiming at.

Founded in the year 1928, the traditional enterprise with its presently around 60 employees is the leading manufacturer of high quality embroidered and printed club flags in the German language area. The range of available articles includes all sorts of flags, flagpoles, club requirements as well as club and business clothing.

The application of all current printing techniques (above all silk screen and digital printing) allows an extraordinary product variety. In the sector of textile advertising, we can thus offer an extensive range for the optimal presentation of enterprises, products, and brands.

By making investments and planning innovations, the already extensive customer base consisting of well-known addresses from industry, trade, and public service as well as a multitude of clubs is going to be expanded further.



Calling card Book and Arts Printing Press

Foundation of the company Kössinger as a printing press in Berlin

Start of World War II and temporary closing of the enterprise because of the war

The company is refounded in Langquaid as a small family enterprise, the printing machines are transported from Berlin to Bavaria. Flag embroidery and club requirements are additionally taken up into the assortment.

Company building Schierling Allersdorfer Straße

The company moves into the neighboring. The number of employees increases incessantly, the products are sold all over Bavaria.

In post-war Germany, many clubs are being revived. Tradition and identy are shown to the outside by club flags. Fahnen Kössinger experiences a boom and is a supplier for all areas concerning clubs and societies.

Takeover of the meanwhile strongly grown company by Meinrad Kössinger.

Continuous buildup of the business and enlargement of the number of products. Establishing trading relations with additional suppliers.

Meanwhile over 50 employees are working at the site in Schierling.

New company building Schierling - Am Gewerbering

New construction of business offices Am Gewerbering creating new possibilities of marketing by being able to present the flags in an attractive way.

Flag poles made of aluminium become an important factor for the turnover.

Enlargement of the product range in the sector printed flags and advertising products. Fahnen Kössinger now offers a wide range of products for textile outdoor advertisement as well as exhibitions and events.

Concerted investments in IT and employees as well as in modern machinery offer good prospects for the future. As a traditional company, Fahnen Kössinger remains an attractive employer in the area.

Company seat Schierling

Fahnen Kössinger celebrate their 80 year jubilee

The client base grows to over 100,000 customer. Among them, there are many clubs, popular companies and public authorities.

The enterprise with its four departments club flags, club requirements, printed flags, and flag poles as well as club and business clothing is widely positioned.

Generation change and new company appellation Fahnen Kössinger GmbH. Strengthening of the brand by elaborating a corporate vision. Fahnen Kössinger remains true to their 80-year-long history and wants to continue making their customers' performances a real event.

The Fahnen Kössinger GmbH is fully up-to-date with their traditional products, their encouragement of togetherness and their common values. Strengthened for the future, targeted investments are made in new sales and marketing ways as well as in the brand itself.