Kempten


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Kempten

(kĕmp`tən), city (1994 pop. 61,700), Bavaria, S central Germany, on the Iller River, in the Allgäu. It is the center of a dairying region and is widely known for its cheeses. Among the city's manufactures are textiles, paper, and beer. Of Celtic origin, Kempten became a flourishing Roman colony called Cambodunum. A free imperial city from the late 13th cent., it was sacked (1632) by the Swedes in the Thirty Years War. Kempten passed to Bavaria in 1803. The city is rich in historic architecture, including the abbey church of St. Lorenz (1652), the town hall (1474), and the Church of St. Mang (1426, restored).
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The target's facility in Kempten will add to the buyer's existing manufacturing operations at Elkhart, USA and Daegu, South Korea and the addition of the firm will overall help it enlarge its thermal insulation offerings across a broad range of industries, the buyer said.
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Finally the local bourgeoisie--many of them anticlerical in their religious behaviour--concentrated around the Old Catholic Church in towns like Kempten, Lindenberg, Lindau, Constance, Messkirch and Donauschingen.
The reason for this investment is continuous growth in both business areas of CFS in Kempten. This includes the production of traysealers, slicers and related equipment and the production of packaging materials.