Companies were identified by making one of the lines in the generic branch symbol bolder than the rest. To identify companies with special properties, such as being motorized, modifiers were added to the symbol.

Tactical Symbol German Designation English Translation
Infanterie-Kompanie Infantry company
Infanteriegeschütz-Kompanie Infantry gun company
Panzer-Kompanie Tank company
Panzerjäger-Kompanie Anti-tank gun company
Panzerjäger-Kompanie (mot Z) Anti-tank gun company (motorized and towed)
Panzerjäger-Kompanie Tank destroyer company

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