| J. Zimmer Maschinenbau GmbH

With production sites in Klagenfurt and Kufstein, ZIMMER AUSTRIA is a worldwide leader among the producers of machines for textile and carpet finishing (digital printing systems, flat screen and rotary screen printing, coating systems, steaming, washing, drying).

ZIMMER AUSTRIA reaches even the most distant markets and supplies all around the globe owing to a strong and well-developed agent network and cooperation with independent sales and service companies ZIMMER AUSTRIA INC. and ZIMMER CHINA.

ZIMMER AUSTRIA offers all elements out of one hand:

  • complete lines
  • high-quality and reliable control systems as well as software
  • complete process and application know-how
  • service and support

First in Quality and First in Service

„First in Quality" and „First in Service"

ZIMMER AUSTRIA has been committed to this motto constantly for more than 140 years. A lot of inventions, innovations and improvements for the textile printing industry have been accomplished by Zimmer during this long and successful period.


1874 Foundation of Franz Zimmer at Warnsdorf
(North Bohemia/ K&K monarchy) 
1950 Re-establishment of Zimmer in Kufstein (Austria)
1951 DUPLEX.SCREEN Printing Machine
1952 FLAT.SCREEN Printing Machine
1955 ROTARY.SCREEN Printing Machine
1956 Invention of ZIMMER MAGNET SYSTEM
1960 Establishment of Johannes Zimmer Klagenfurt (Austria)
1962 MAGNOROLL high-precision Coating Machine for technical textiles and fabrics
1962 FLAT.SCREEN Printing Machine for carpets
1970 First wallpaper printing line
1976 Development of the digital carpet printing system
1982 MAGNOJET closed coating system
1983 First transfer paper printing line
1987 First completely computerized ROTASCREEN machine
1989 COMPACT.HC Dryer with Lay-On-Air floating fabric guiding
1992 Invention of the individual drive system
1993 Technology and R&D Centre in Klagenfurt (Austria)
1998 MAGNOPRINT - completely electronic FLAT.SCREEN Printing Machine
2001 ROTASCREEN intermitting printing
2003 Market launch of the TRIPLEXCOAT Coating Machine
2005 CHROMOJET 25 dpi (high resolution digital carpet printer)
2009 CHROMOJET 76 dpi (CMYK, process color printing)
2010 COLARIS for home textiles, fashion, flags, ...
2011 COLARIS-NF.MULTI for narrow fabrics
2014 COLARIS-NF.COMPACT for narrow fabrics
2015 COLARIS.INFINITI for home textiles and graphics
2016 Technology Centre in Kufstein for textiles & flooring products



Warnsdorf 1874