Press archive 2015

Read news and find information from the year 2015.

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11 December 2015 ebm-papst invests an additional €15 million in its St. Georgen plant

With an investment of €15 million, ebm-papst is expanding the Automobile and Drive Engineering business division at its St. Georgen / Haagenmoos location.

08 December 2015 Clever solution for cooling servers

Meeting of the German Society of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning in Dresden.

01 December 2015 High-performance DC axial fans in the 119 x 119 mm class

Modern machinery with its compactness and high component density places high demands on heat dissipation. The solution: compact, high-performance fans. With the 4300N, fan specialist ebm-papst now offers a new high-performance fan that sets standards.

30 November 2015 First international award for Energy Scouts in Great Britain

The “Energy Scouts” trainee project initiated by ebm-papst won the Automotive Supply Chain Global Awards in the “Best Trainee Project” category in November 2015. After many German awards, this was the first international award for the project involving young trainees from fan specialist ebm-papst.

27 November 2015 New, compact diagonal compact module for filter fans

Filter fans are well suited for economically dissipating heat from switchgear cabinets or electronics enclosures. ebm-papst Mulfingen has developed a diagonal compact module specially for use in filter fans.

27 November 2015 Energy-saving EC centrifugal blowers with high power density

Fast start in only 3 to 4 seconds.

26 November 2015 Modular, overload-capable planetary gear system

Many applications in industrial automation, intralogistics systems or mechanical engineering call for compact and powerful drives. Drive specialist ebm-papst provides a modular system from which users can combine a motor with the gearbox best suited for an individual application. The Optimax 63 is a powerful new overload-capable planetary gear with high efficiency for the higher power range up to 600 W.

26 October 2015 A dependable partner

On July 1, 2015, Rational AG of Landsberg am Lech, Germany, designated ebm-papst Mulfingen a premium supplier for the second time. ebm-papst will bear this designation for three years.

21 October 2015 Gold for RadiPac centrifugal fan

ebm-papst put in an impressive showing at the 13th presentation of the MATERIALICA Design + Technology Awards. At the awards ceremony on October 20 in Munich, the RadiPac GreenTech EC centrifugal fan won the Gold award in the "Product" category.

14 October 2015 German Mechanical Engineering Prize 2015 for Gerhard Sturm

Gerhard Sturm has created a global corporation by building superior fans, and Manfred Wittenstein has become a world market leader by developing highly specialized planetary gears. Both Gerhard Sturm and Dr. Manfred Wittenstein have been awarded the Mechanical Engineering Prize at the 8th German Mechanical Engineering Summit 2015 in Berlin.

12 October 2015 MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS wins 2015 FIA Formula One World Constructors Championship

Fan specialist ebm-papst celebrates a second successive World Championship as an official Team Partner, providing technology solutions at both trackside and at the Team’s headquarters

08 October 2015 Certainly Efficient

SPS/IPC/Drives 2015 is the leading trade show for electric automation, systems and components and will be held from November 24-26, 2015 in Nuremberg. ebm-papst will be there, in Hall 1, booth 1-448, to unveil its solutions for automation and air-conditioning applications.

07 October 2015 ebm-papst opens second production plant in Landshut

ebm-papst will celebrate the opening of its second production plant at the Landshut location on 6 October. The market leader in fans and motors has reinforced its presence in the region and its on-site employment. The new plant will primarily produce products for heating technology.

01 October 2015 Experience efficiency

ebm-papst's conference on air-handling technology was held on 29 and 30 September at the Stausee auditorium in Mulfingen under the slogan of "Experience efficiency. Set standards". Over two days, a total of 170 industry experts from Germany, Austria, Switzerland and even Liechtenstein attended 19 presentations by external experts on central and remote air-handling technology.

01 October 2015 ebm-papst leads way in digital world

Award ceremony for "Germany – Land of Ideas" held in Jagsthausen

22 September 2015 New system enhances ride comfort and road safety

Nearly all modern motor vehicles are fitted with an air conditioner to ensure a pleasant temperature in the passenger compartment. But an air conditioner can only provide cooling in areas the cool air actually reaches. Virtually no air exchange can take place between the driver's back and the car seat. And so active seat ventilation is the only way of increasing comfort. Intelligent systems are called for with small, smooth running axial fans which can be individually arranged to suit the seat d

21 September 2015 Compact ECI motors provide hydraulic pressure

Electro-hydraulic control in the automatic transmission of automobiles requires the permanent application of a constant oil pressure to supply the actuators. An arrangement in which the pumps used for this purpose are driven by the combustion engine has its disadvantages: They either have to be re-started after every stoppage or run constantly in stand-by mode with a bypass valve. So there is a need for new solutions, particularly in conjunction with modern energy-saving concepts such as automat

21 September 2015 Saving energy safely

Ex-protected GreenTech EC fans from ebm-papst.

14 September 2015 Around 3600 runners reached the finishing line at the ebm-papst marathon

Even more participants in Kochertal’s 20th running event

11 September 2015 Start of building work for ebm-papst distribution center

State Premièr Winfried Kretschmann guest of honor at ground breaking

01 September 2015 Optimal Solutions for Bus Air-Conditioning Systems

The commercial vehicle industry will meet at the Busworld trade show to be held in Kortrijk, Belgium from October 16 - 21, 2015. ebm-papst will be introducing its complete product portfolio of fan solutions for bus air-conditioning systems at its booth (R44) in the "Rambla South" area.

01 September 2015 More openings for vocational training

Two-figure increase in offerings as ebm-papst invests in the future

21 April 2015 50 years at ebm-papst

A special anniversary.

18 March 2015 ebm-papst increases production capacity

Securing long-time growth of ebm-papst St. Georgen with new working structure

17 August 2015 ebm-papst presents new technologies at the IAA 2015

We put ideas on the road.

14 August 2015 Modular system for ECI drives expanded with new 80 mm motor:

High-performance drive for automation

06 August 2015 Rainer Hundsdörfer receives B.A.U.M. Environmental Prize 2015

Rainer Hundsdörfer, Chairman of Board of Directors of the ebm-papst Group, is the winner of one of Germany's most prestigious ecological awards, the B.A.U.M. Environmental Prize 2015.

17 July 2015 More openings for vocational training

Two-figure increase in offerings as ebm-papst invests in the future.

17 July 2015 Work experience was a rousing success

CDU politician Thomas Strobl immersed in a midsize company for two days

10 July 2015 Syrian refugees visit ebm-papst Mulfingen

Employment as a start to successful integration.

10 July 2015 "Being fit for the future means running a sustainable business"

Interview with Dr. Lindl.

09 July 2015 Technology Initiative Campus Künzelsau (TICK) moves up a gear

The cooperation agreement between the Künzelsau campus of Heilbronn University and ebm-papst Mulfingen GmbH & Co. KG for the purpose of supporting the Technology Initiative Campus Künzelsau – or TICK for short – was signed exactly two years ago and has been so successful that major revision is called for: Instead of a five-figure sum, ebm-papst will in future be providing a six-figure amount each year to promote University projects in the fields of technology and engineering science.

08 July 2015 ebm-papst Nominated for Baden-Württemberg Environmental Technology Award

The innovative product "AxiCool" from ebm-papst was nominated for the Baden-Württemberg Environmental Technology Award in the material efficiency category. Products that are making a significant contribution to resource efficiency and environmental conservation were considered. There were almost 60 entries in a total of four categories for the Environmental Technology Award 2015. ebm-papst has been recognized with two awards in the past as well as receiving other nominations.

08 July 2015 Energy scout meets environment minister

Since 2010 energy scouts have been on the hunt for energy saving potential at ebm-papst. They have been so successful in their efforts that the trainee project was adopted by the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK) as part of the "SME Energy Transition and Climate Protection Initiative" in 2014 and is now available as a training scheme at around 30 Chambers of Commerce and Industry throughout Germany.

03 July 2015 Stories from the Fan World

SWR TV Team Visits ebm-papst to Film TV Series “made in Südwest”

02 July 2015 ebm-papst wins GWA Profi Award

Company honored for successful “Discover ebm-papst” campaign.

15 June 2015 Students demonstrate enthusiasm for sustainability

Fan specialist ebm-papst organizes school contest for GreenDay

09 June 2015 ebm-papst strengthens global market position

Leading supplier of fan and motor technology with growth of 4.8% to €1.573 billion ― record investment program launched

13 May 2015 USA, here we come!

The successful project of the ebm-papst Energy Scouts goes international. They're looking for energy wasters at their company – equipped with instruments like a thermal imaging camera and a compressed-air measuring device – and help save considerable costs.

13 May 2015 ebm-papst wins with Industry 4.0

In 2015 ebm-papst was again among the 100 prize winners of the nationwide competition "Landmarks in the Land of Ideas". This year the competition bore the motto "ity, Country, Network! Innovations for a digital world", and the initiative "Germany – Land of Ideas" and Deutsche Bank were honouring ideas and projects that provide solutions to the challenges of the digital revolution.

26 March 2015 Ideal climate in the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team garage

ebm-papst garage cooling system to be used for the first time at the 2015 PETRONAS Malaysian Grand Prix at the end of March. ebm-papst has been an official Team Partner of MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS since 2014 and has developed a special cooling and heat extraction solution for the garage of the 2014 FIA Formula One World Constructors' Champions.

23 March 2015 Tech leader focussing on digitisation and networking

At its stand at this year's Hannover Messe Industrie (HMI) from 13 to 17 April, ebm-papst will be informing its visitors about "Industry 4.0" and also about its current products and applications for ventilation, heating and drive engineering. The centre of attention at Stand F31 in Hall 15 will be a Formula 1 racing car from MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS.

18 March 2015 ebm-papst increases production capacity

The ebm-papst Group is strengthening its subsidiary in St. Georgen. The world market and technology leader is investing around 10 Mio. € in the enlargement of the production units in St. Georgen and in production machinery.

11 March 2015 Sound absorber for small centrifugal fans

For over a year, ebm-papst's forward-thinking FlowGrid has been helping ensure that high performance is not accompanied by high noise levels.

11 March 2015 New induced draft fans

Efficient induced draft fan from ebm-papst.

10 March 2015 New system solutions for gas-condensing technology

ebm-papst presents its latest products and new system solutions for gas-air ratio assembly at the leading ISH trade fair in Frankfurt. ebm-papst is the single-source provider of complete combustion systems, consisting of high-efficiency EC radial blowers that have been exceeding the requirements of the ErP Directive for years, as well as a venturi, gas valve and burner control. The product portfolio covers a heating output range of 0.5 kW to 1 MW in pneumatic and electronic configurations.

10 March 2015 Fighting harmonics

EC centrifugal blower with active PFC from ebm-papst.

10 March 2015 The RadiPac centrifugal fan sets new benchmark

ebm-papst reinvents the wheel.

06 March 2015 New Formula One season gaining momentum

The successful Official Team Partnership of MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS and ebm-papst entering round two.

02 March 2015 ebm-papst celebrates success at the German Design Award

At the German Design Award 2015, ebm-papst received a Special Mention award for its FlowGrid air inlet grille. The FlowGrid, which is an add-on for axial and centrifugal fans, was recognised for its design quality in the Building and Energy category of the Excellent Product Design segment.

06 February 2015 ebm-papst receives Axia Award for superb sustainability concept

Fan and motor manufacturer ebm-papst is the winner of this year's Axia Award. Auditing and consulting firm Deloitte presented entrepreneurs from the region of Baden-Württemberg with the “Axia Award 2014” on 5 February 2015 in Stuttgart, under the motto “Thinking sustainably, working successfully”.

04 February 2015 ebm-papst supports Crailsheim Merlins

ebm-papst, the world’s market leader for fans and motors, is supporting the National Basketball League team of Crailsheim Merlins with a five-figure sum. The company, with headquarters in Mulfingen, decided on a sponsorship in order to consolidate the financial side of the sports team’s achieved success.

27 January 2015 ebm-papst is again one of Germany’s best employers

That was the verdict of a survey carried out by the magazine FOCUS in cooperation with the leading social networking site for business contacts, XING, and, the employer rating portal for employees, trainees and job applicants.

26 January 2015 Energy-saving solutions for heating and ventilation

Motor and fan specialist ebm-papst will present its latest developments in heating and ventilation technology at the ISH trade fair in Frankfurt from the 10.03.-14.03.15 (Hall 11, Stand B90).

20 January 2015 ebm-papst°TV: The Karlsruher SC wins the Indoor Championships

It was the first time, in his 13. Edition the ebm-papst Indoor Championships was played on artificial turf. The Karlsruher SC has won the A-juniors tournament.