Krones AG is engages in production of machineries and systems for filling and packaging and for beverage production. It operates through the following segments: Machines and Lines for Product Filing and Decoration, Machines and Lines for Beverage Production or Process Technology, and Machines and Lines for the Compact Class. The Machines and Lines for Product Filing and Decoration segment offers machines and complete lines for filling, packaging, labeling, and conveying products. The Machines and Lines for Beverage Production or Process Technology segment includes machinery and equipment for products and treating beer, soft drinks, fruit juices, milk, and dairy drinks. The Machines and Lines for the Compact Class segment offers products such as filling and labelling technology. The company was founded by Hermann Kronseder in 1951 and is headquartered in Neutraubling, Germany.