The Vereinigte Fachverlage GmbH was founded in 1937 as Krausskopf Verlag and publishes technical information on mechanical engineering, environmental technology, process engineering and logistics at its publishing location in Mainz. Since the early 1970s there has been cooperation with the German Engineering Federation (VDMA). Three journals are official organs of VDMA research associations and their working groups. The annual circulation of more than 12 titles in Germany and abroad amounts to well over 1 million issues. The publishing house, which has been part of Cahensly since 1984, celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2012. Part of this extensive publishing network is one of the most influential magazine for the german intralogistics industry, the f+h förder und heben.