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State of the Art Solutions for Military and Law Enforcement      
Technisch anspruchsvolle Lösungen für Militär und Polizei     

State of the Art Solutions for Military and Law Enforcement 

Technisch anspruchsvolle Lösungen für Militär und Polizei

about us
about us

ABOUT US

JK Defence & Security Products GmbH is a value-added distributor in the fields of MILCOM, TACTICAL and SAFETY. Our services include consulting, long-term spare parts supply, repair & maintenance, and technical-logistical support for our products.
Our declared goal is to provide world-leading solutions in our product areas on the German defence and security market and to be a reliable and valued partner to our customers with our services throughout the entire product life cycle, thus contributing to a safer and more defensible Europe.

HISTORY

In 1992, JK Industrial Services GmbH was founded by former CEO Joachim Kalweit in Krefeld. In the first years the company mainly dealt with international trade in spare parts for military aircraft before we developed our current profile as JK Defence & Security Products GmbH.

1992
Company foundation

Company foundation as JK Industrial Services GmbH by Joachim Kalweit in his own home in Krefeld.
Trade with spare parts for the Alpha Jet program.

1994
Strategic partnership

Strategic partnership with Simrad Optronics.

1996
Relocation and expansion

Relocation and expansion of the office and warehouse space in Krefeld.

1998
Relocation and expansion

Relocation and expansion to the current location in Kempen, Industriering Ost.

1999
Takeover of emergency equipment

Takeover of emergency equipment for air crew from the company Raddatz.

2000
Foundation of a distributor

Foundation of a distributor for adhesive products, JK Technischer Handel.

2001
Repair & Maintenance

First framework contract for repair and maintenance

2005
Strategic Partnership

Strategic partnership with Harris in the sector of tactical communications.

2006
Complete remodeling and expansion

Complete remodeling and expansion, construction of workshops for the repair of customer equipment.
Change of name to JK Defence & Security Products GmbH.

2013
Philip Kalweit

Philip Kalweit joins the parental company.

2016
Strategic partnerships

Strategic partnerships with Theon Sensors and H. Henriksen (REBS).

2017
Foundation of JK Defense Logistics LLC.

Foundation of JK Defense Logistics LLC., USA, in the field of military spare parts support as well as spin-off of the adhesives business into the seperate legal entity JK Technischer Handel GmbH.

2019
Retirement of Joachim Kalweit

Retirement of Joachim Kalweit from the management and takeover by Philip Kalweit.

2021
The adhesives business is acquired by Krückemeyer GmbH.

The adhesives business is acquired by Krückemeyer GmbH.
JK is now fully focused on the government markets for defence and security.