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For over 60 years, Kern has been helping companies get their valuable and time sensitive documents into the mail stream for delivery to residential and business mailboxes on 6 continents. What was an idea, paired with the engineering skills of founder Marc Kern in Konolfingen, Switzerland, has grown into a worldwide mailing technology leader.

While Kern is best known for delivering the fastest production inserting equipment in the world, we have expanded into complete end to end solutions that include: Card Attaching Systems for production workflow of card personalization, Print Finishing Solutions for the automated process of printed material, Production Document Printing for lightning fast inkjet printing, Automated Document Factory System, mailFactory, which is a comprehensive suite of web enabled software designed to optimize management of a complete production print and mail center, and most recently, Kern EDGE which is a flexible software provided for document workflow, document retrieval and archiving, and much more.

Today, Kern enjoys a global presence with a direct worldwide distribution through 15 subsidiaries and over 60 distribution partners. Our U.S. headquarters has been in Columbus, Ohio for over 13 years with Kern employees throughout the country at field offices and customer sites.

Every Kern system is backed by our Customer Success Guarantee to deliver 10 years of production grade output, when maintained under a Kern full service maintenance agreement. From premier high speed inserting systems to complete Automated Document Factory Systems, Kern is a global leader in production mail and document management solutions that is truly committed to helping customers succeed.




Kern’s rich heritage of innovation

Marc Kern, with the help and support of his wife, set up a small workshop at Hunigenstrasse in Konolfingen with the aim of starting a letter folding and inserting machine business. The first draft of

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Your Worldwide Mailing Solution

Kern enjoys a worldwide presence in over 70 countries with 10 subsidiaries and over 60 distribution partners. When we built the first letter folding and inserting machine back in 1947, our principle


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Find A Great Career with Kern

Kern is a leading company in document output management. We specialize in the sale and service of custom, high-speed mail processing equipment. Kern, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Kern AG, which was