About KCI

KCI - Knowledge Communication Information - is a technology driven, independent media and information group

WeBuildThe KCI Media and Information Group is the market leader in processing and delivering technical information with a high added value for the global flow control, stainless steel, and pump communities in the process industries.  

KCI in brief

KCI Publishing is a technology-driven media and information group. KCI stands for Knowledge, Communication and Information – the building blocks of the company’s business model. Namely, collating and refining information, which is disseminated via unique communications channels to provide community members with rapid access to valuable and applicable knowledge. KCI is privately owned.

Global network

Since its foundation in The Netherlands in 1989. Offices have been established in Germany, China, Canada and India along with a global network of editors. Staff provides a full suite of media products and services, including printed publications, online platforms, face-to-face events and research & intelligence activities.Today, KCI numbers 70 employees representing more than 20 different nationalities. The unique combination of a multi-cultural staff plus a multi-media concept means KCI is ideally positioned to work alongside clients both large and small, understand their unique needs, and develop solutions that deliver real and lasting benefits.

Established brands

KCI brands which have enjoyed world-wide recognition for many years include Stainless Steel World, Valve World, and Pump Engineer. In addition to English, many of our products are available in German, Chinese, Portuguese, Spanish and French. All such publications are produced by native speakers using local and global content to better reflect the needs of the regional communities.

Client base

KCI’s clients include manufacturers, distributors, engineering companies and end users active in the process industries, such as engineering & contracting, chemicals, power generation, offshore, oil & gas, food & beverage, water & wastewater, marine, etc.

Streamlined channels

Every day, KCI editors keep their finger on the pulse of technological developments that are relevant to professionals working with valves, control valves, actuators, stainless steels, and pumps, etc. This information is assessed, collected, evaluated and edited, ready to be disseminated to our communities. However, unlike traditional publications, the content is carefully fed into the most appropriate media channels. This enables individual community members to access exactly the type of information they need, when they need it and in the format they prefer.

Proactive

In a world that is constantly in motion, KCI closely monitors trends, ideas and shifts in the market. Even before new regions or technical opportunities have fully emerged KCI is in communication with stakeholders to assess their communication and information needs. And, being independent, KCI can very quickly allocate staff and resources to convert plans into tangible products and services worldwide.

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