Kemper System held the grand opening of two new facilities, one in West Seneca, N.Y., and the other in Closter, N.J. 

 The new 45,000-square-foot manufacturing center is located in West Seneca, N.Y. 

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Kemper System held the grand opening of two new facilities, one in West Seneca, N.Y., and the other in Closter, N.J. “Due to our continued market expansion and increase in product demand we are able to expand our investment in North America which will benefit our community, our industry and our customers.” said Steven Cortazzo, President of Kemper System, Inc., the marketing and sales arm of Kemper System in America.

Taking part in the ribbon cutting ceremony opening the new plant are (from left) Alf Schmidt, CEO, IBG Group; Richard Doornink, President, Kemper System Production, Inc.; Ulrich Hocker, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, IBG Group; Steve Cortazzo, President/CEO, Kemper System, Inc.; Marc Baberuxki, Managing Director of Kemper System Germany; and Andreas Wiggenhagen, Managing Director of Kemper System Germany. 

In response to continued growth and demand in the United States, Kemper System GmbH & Co. KG., a member of the IBG Group of Companies, has purchased a 45,000-square-foot manufacturing center in West Seneca, N.Y.

“The new manufacturing facility is a testament to Kemper System’s commitment to the state of New York and its belief in the revitalization of the United States building and construction industry,” said Richard Doornink, President of Kemper System Production, Inc. This new facility will produce state-of-the art roofing, waterproofing and surfacing solutions including Kemper System’s eco-friendly odor- and solvent-free systems.

Andreas Wiggenhagen (center) presents Richard Doornink (left) and Steve Cortazzo with a plaque commemorating the opening of the plant in West Seneca, N.Y.

Kemper System products are used today on some of America’s most notable buildings, including the Empire State Building and Madison Square Garden.

In addition, Kemper System has opened its new United States marketing and sales headquarters in Closter, N.J. The sales and marketing center will house Kemper’s premier National Customer Care and Technical Center. The center will provide innovative technical and customer support to Kemper’s exceptional project portfolio in North America.

A ribbon cutting ceremony featuring IBG and Kemper System executives was held at Kemper’s manufacturing center located at 1200 North American Drive in West Seneca. For more information, visit and