About Krups It's really no surprise that the Krups brand is known for delivering professional performance to cooks worldwide. Even from its earliest years in Germany during the mid 1800s, the company was recognized for its extraordinary craftsmanship and attention to detail. Now, more than a century and a half later, that same pension for performance is still at the heart of the Krups brand. Meticulous testing is conducted to ensure that each product meets exacting standards. For everything from espresso makers and coffee machines, to toasters and tea kettles, Krups puts precision and ingenuity close at hand.