Kommissionier- und Handhabungstechnik GmbH (KHT) is a mechanical engineering company with headquarters in Gelsenkirchen, which specialises in industrial solutions for storage logistics. The product portfolio includes measurement, weighing and storage technology, as well as industrial services. At the core of their internal development, manufacture and projection are systems for master data acquisition, as well as fully-automated small-part storage. For both product ranges, the company, which was founded in the year 1986 as a development business,has again and again been named as an innovation pioneer and European market leader. KHT industrial solutions are used in particular in logistics, production and trade. With the foundation of the Apostore affiliate in the year 2000, entry was realised into the sectors involving the private pharmacy market and pharma logistics.

KHT itself is a hundred percent subsidiary of KNAPP AG, a technology company with head office in Hart near Graz in Austria. KNAPP has been developing and realising systems for storage automation and it is a supplier of storage logistics software for trade and industry. With more than 5,000 employees at 53 different locations worldwide, KNAPP is one of the leading suppliers of intralogistics and warehouse automation for a wide range of industries.

Our corporate values

Our corporate values are at the heart of everything we do and accompany us every day as we give our best to our customers. We combine these values with special characteristics that make KHT what it is for us. 

Corporate Values


At KHT, solution orientation is the basis for every customer discussion. We focus very strongly on the individual customer’s requirements. We then put together our solutions so that they fit optimally into the existing logistics processes and deliver direct added value there.

High quality

The high quality of our products and consulting services in finding solutions with our customers are our top priorities.  From comprehensive quality assurance with detailed tests to support in the integration process of interfaces in higher-level systems, our customers can rely on high-quality products with a long service life and worry-free implementations.


All over the world, our measurement systems reliably deliver valuable data for our customers day after day. And they can be sure that this will continue to be the case in the future.


Sincere stands for honest and open cooperation in dealing with all colleagues and our customers. Furthermore, sincere stands for our own conviction of the solutions presented. 


We plan and configure our systems functionally. This means that the KHT system is built according to the requirement profile, area of application, available space and required performance. The customer gets exactly what he needs for his business.