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06 May 2020 Award for research and development

For its research and development work, the fan specialist ebm-papst receives the "Innovative through Research" seal of approval from the Donors' Association for the Promotion of Sciences and Humanities in Germany (Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft) for the fourth time in a row. Since 2014, the Donors' Association for the Promotion of Sciences and Humanities has been awarding this seal of approval to companies in the area of research and development, thus honoring their efforts as driv

16 April 2020 Maßnahmen zur Eindämmung von COVID-19: ebm-papst führt eigene Virentests durch

Der Gesundheitsschutz der Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeiter steht für ebm-papst in Zeiten des Coronavirus an erster Stelle. Um das Ansteckungsrisiko so weit wie möglich zu minimieren, hat das Unternehmen frühzeitig Hygienemaßnahmen und Maßnahmen zur Kontaktbegrenzung eingeführt.

07 April 2020 Enormous demand in the field of respirators - ebm-papst gives the highest priority to manufacturing components for medical supply parts

The dramatic course of the COVID 19 pandemic is leading to a sharp increase in the demand for medical equipment worldwide.

02 April 2020 Fans for air/water heat pumps

Air/water heat pumps enjoy a high level of acceptance in heating systems. Demand for them is rising; with output from 3 to 30 kW, they are a useful solution for single- and multi-family homes. Modern EC fans play an important role in ensuring that such systems run very efficiently and economically.

19 March 2020 New axial fan improves efficiency of entire system

Axial fans have to satisfy high demands in evaporators, heat pumps and other air and climate devices. Robust solutions that are also as energy-efficient as possible are in demand. ebm-papst has developed the new axial fan AxiEco Protect for these applications.

11 March 2020 ebm-papst expanding Group Management Johannes Pfeffer appointed as new member

Effective as of 1 April 2020, Johannes Pfeffer (52), who so far has served as spokesman of the management board of the subsidiary ebm-papst St. Georgen GmbH & Co.KG, will be part of the Management Board of the ebm-papst Group with its headquarters in Mulfingen.

09 March 2020 The energy of the future

As a clean energy supply, hydrogen could revolutionize the heating technology sector. The first experiments are already on the market and ebm-papst is also prepared for gas condensing boilers featuring climate-neutral fuel with its NRV 118 Hydrogen composite system.

03 March 2020 The new axial fan is being presented online

ebm-papst is making the best out of the Mostra Convegno exhibition being canceled in Milan: it is presenting the new AxiEco Protect axial fan online instead of at the exhibition. On three dates, Patrick Stern from ebm-papst will introduce the new fan in a web-based event and respond to questions.

23 January 2020 Highly Dynamic Drive Systems for Intralogistics

In Hall 7, Booth A31 at the LogiMAT trade show, the international specialized trade show for intralogistics solutions and process management, ebm-papst will present intelligent drive systems for various logistics applications and an innovation: the driving/steering system. The trade show will be held in Stuttgart from March 10-12, 2020.

19 December 2019 ebm-papst at Mostra Convegno 2020

The Mostra Convegno trade show in Milan will be held for the 42nd time from March 17-20, 2020. ebm-papst will present two booths featuring intelligent solutions: Hall 24 Booth B21-C22 will present recent developments in the field of refrigeration, air conditioning, and ventilation technology, and Hall 7 Booth E32-E40 the highlights of heating technology.

17 December 2019 ebm-papst at EuroShop 2020: Operate refrigeration equipment efficiently and sustainably

The EuroShop trade show is the world's largest trade show for retail and is only held every three years - February 16-20, 2020 in Düsseldorf. ebm-papst will display energy-saving fans for refrigeration and freezer applications in Hall 15, booth F55.

16 December 2019 ebm-papst Founder Gerhard Sturm turns 85

Gerhard Sturm, the man who founded ebm-papst, is celebrating his 85th birthday on December 17. Thanks to outstanding entrepreneurial effort in conjunction with a great deal of humanity, Gerhard Sturm led Elektrobau Mulfingen (ebm) – a firm with 35 employees back then – to become the globally active company ebm-papst within five decades.

28 November 2019 AxiForce – more power, less noise

The AxiForce tubeaxial fans are the latest generation of fans from ebm-papst, delivering more power with less noise. They are used in industrial applications and to cool electronics and telecommunications power modules.

28 November 2019 RadiCal in scroll housing for residential and industrial ventilation

The Ecodesign Directive has heightened requirements for residential ventilation units, which need to be demonstrably energy-efficient, adjustable and quiet. Motor and fan specialist ebm-papst has now rounded out its line of especially efficient RadiCal fans in scroll housings.

28 November 2019 Drives with local intelligence

Internal material transport systems transport suitcases, packages, storage containers, and entire pallets reliably on roller conveyors, divert via deflectors, and sort piece goods. Intelligent, compact, high-performance drives with integrated control electronics from ebm-papst open up interesting perspectives here.

16 October 2019 Presentation by ebm-papst at SPS in Nuremberg

The trend toward higher power densities in control cabinets, variable frequency drives and other industrial applications is further increasing cooling demand. That is also placing high demands on the fans used. David Krusemark, a sales engineer in the IVT-Industrial division of ebm-papst, will be making a presentation on the subject at the VDMA Forum as part of the SPS trade fair in Nuremberg.

30 September 2019 New ebm-papst online portal for drive solutions

ebm-papst has revised its web-based online portal for drive solutions. Over 4,000 different drive combinations from the modular system from ebm-papst can be created in the portal and designated preferred types are even ready to ship within 48 hours.

17 September 2019 Everything for Automation

Under the new name of “SPS – smart production solutions,” the trade show will take place in Nuremberg this year from November 26-28. At the ebm-papst exhibition in hall 1 booth 1-324, visitors can experience new industrial drive and ventilation technology solutions from ebm-papst.

17 September 2019 Innovative Fan and Drive Engineering for Medical Technology Applications

Compamed is the world’s leading trade show for high-tech medical technology. This year, the trade show is taking place from November 18-21, 2019. ebm-papst will present innovative fan and drive engineering solutions for the medical sector in hall 08B at booth 8BH27.

09 September 2019 Kay-Uwe Müller takes fifth victory in the ebm-papst marathon

This year again, many spectators lined the course of the ebm-papst marathon in Kochertal on Sunday despite drizzle. In Niedernhall, the starting signal was given for around 3000 participants.

03 September 2019 Fans for use in greenhouses

Modern agriculture is unthinkable without greenhouses. They make it possible to harvest crops independently of the seasons. But plants only thrive in them when the air supply and distribution are perfectly regulated. EC fans from ebm-papst are ideal for this task.

02 September 2019 113 new trainees and students at ebm-papst

More than 100 young people started their training or dual or cooperative studies at ebm-papst in Germany on September 2, 2019. MINT occupations are particularly important to the company.

29 August 2019 ebm-papst at the 2019 Busworld

Busworld Europe is the largest international trade show around buses. This year, the trade show will take place from October 18-23 – for the first time, in Brussels. In hall 5, stand 529, ebm-papst is presenting its latest fans and blowers for bus air conditioning and motor cooling.

06 August 2019 Motek trade show in Stuttgart

Motek is an international trade show for automation in production and assembly in Stuttgart. This year, Motek will take place October 7 – 10, 2019. ebm-papst will be presenting its latest drive solutions for automation in hall 8 at booth 8319.

29 July 2019 Orbital Pump from ebm-papst for Clean Car Exhaust Conversion

The International Motor Show for passenger vehicles in Frankfurt will again be opening its doors to accredited and general visitors in September 2019. In hall 4.1, booth E13, ebm-papst is showing the latest ventilation and drive engineering solutions for automotive applications, including pumps for AdBlue additives and fans for climate-controlled seats.

26 June 2019 ebm-papst pushing internationalization

The technology leader in fans and motors, ebm-papst, enjoys continued and profitable global growth. Despite a difficult market climate with political instabilities and shortage of material, the family-owned company with its headquarters in Baden-Wurttemberg finished the fiscal year 2018/19 on 31 March 2019 with sales revenues of € 2.183 billion.

29 May 2019 8th ebm-papst Innovation Forum: Smart Minds – Smart Solutions

Under the motto “Smart minds. Smart solutions,” the two-day ebm-papst Innovation Forum was held in May. A total of 170 accredited visitors from all over Germany accepted the invitation to come to Mulfingen and discuss the refrigeration and air conditioning sector’s latest developments. Twenty-five presentations from experts in the sector provided plenty of input.

17 May 2019 ebm-papst strengthens US business with second location

ebm-papst is strengthening its business in North America with a second production site. In Johnson City, Tennessee, the world market leader for fans and motors will manufacture fans for refrigeration, air conditioning and ventilation applications. ebm-papst will move into an existing production building in Johnson City and start serial production in September 2019.

16 May 2019 Martin Schulz is the new Head of Sales for Germany at ebm-papst

On June 1, 2019, Martin Schulz will take over as Head of Sales for Germany at ebm-papst. He will succeed David Kehler, who will take on international responsibility within Sales at ebm-papst in the future.

30 April 2019 Specialist Lecture by ebm-papst on Decentralized Drives with Integrated Intelligence

The trend toward decentralized automation has preoccupied the sector for quite some time. At the Decentralized Automation user conference in Stuttgart in June 2019, Johannes Moosmann, Director of the Industrial Drive Engineering business unit at ebm-papst, will give a lecture on the subject.

05 April 2019 Drives from ebm-papst for New Servo Controller Family from Siemens

With Simatic Micro-Drive, Siemens has added a new member to its drive system line family in the safety extra-low voltage range for DC/EC motors from 24 to 48 volts. To satisfy customer requirements with maximum flexibility, Siemens is relying on drive solutions from ebm-papst.

15 March 2019 Centrifugal fans for efficient precision air-conditioning units

Half of the electrical energy required in a data center must be used just for cooling the hardware. At the same time, higher computational capacity over the same floor space is expected, which places additional strain on the cooling systems. In order to satisfy these increasing market requirements, ebm-papst has developed the tried-and-tested series of RadiCal centrifugal fans further.

15 March 2019 FanGrid Solutions for High Air Performance

To achieve high air performance in ventilation technology, several smaller fans are combined to create a FanGrid. ebm-papst now has FanGrid modules with RadiPac centrifugal fans in its product range – with automatic resonance detection for more operating reliability.

15 March 2019 Compact external-rotor fans turn up the pressure

When the air needed for air conditioning and ventilation is moved over long distances, the fans being used have to work at high pressure to ensure that the required amount of air is delivered in spite of back pressure. ebm-papst has specially adapted its RadiPac centrifugal fan to meet these requirements.

15 March 2019 AxiBlade sets benchmark – expansion of the product range

Axial fans, which are used in air-conditioning and refrigeration systems such as evaporators, condensers, and heat pumps, must fulfill high requirements with regard to air flow, energy efficiency, and noise. The motor and fan specialist ebm-papst has already set a new benchmark here with the launch of the AxiBlade product range. Now this successful product range will be expanded to include additional fans in smaller sizes.

12 March 2019 The world's moste powerful gas blower

ebm-papst is adding to its unique portfolio of EC gas blowers and setting a new standard with its VG 450, a compact, quiet, reliable and energy-efficient blower that enables heating output of up to 4 megawatts for the first time.

12 March 2019 LIN-capable gas blowers for boilers

Digitization has long since become established in the heating systems sector. But until now no streamlined communication solution was available for small boilers. LIN-capable gas blowers from ebm-papst are about to change all that. To the advantage of manufacturers, fitters, and end users.

07 March 2019 Johannes Moosmann discusses trends & solutions in drive engineering

Johannes Moosmann, Director of the Industrial Drive Engineering business unit at ebm-papst in St. Georgen discusses trends in drive engineering – and the solutions that ebm-papst offers in this area.

26 February 2019 Expert lectures from ebm-papst at ISH

ebm‑papst will be in attendance at the ISH trade fair, held in Frankfurt from March 11-15, 2019, where it will showcase the latest air conditioning and condensing technology solutions in Hall 8.0, Stand F91. Experts from ebm-papst will hold two lectures as part of the "Skills@ISH" program of supporting events.

26 February 2019 DC Servomotors with Low-Backlash Planetary Gears

ECI-series drives from ebm-papst can now be combined with low-backlash planetary gears in the factory. Case-hardening makes lower wear and a longer service life possible. In turn, this enables more precise positioning: an important factor for intralogistics applications.

26 February 2019 Innovative Drive Engineering for Automated Guided Vehicles

Automated guided vehicle systems have been established in intralogistics for quite some time. These multi-faceted, agile helpers require dynamic, compact drives that meet tighter requirements for transport speed, positioning accuracy and service life. Drives from ebm-papst are ideal for use in AGV.

14 January 2019 ebm-papst at LogiMAT in Stuttgart

LogiMAT in Stuttgart, the international trade show for intralogistics solutions and process management, is taking place on February 19-21 this year. In hall 7, booth F25, ebm-papst is presenting intelligent drives for automated guided vehicles and low-backlash transmissions for special requirements.

14 January 2019 LIN-Bus-compatible gas blower and new centrifugal fans

The ISH trade fair in Frankfurt is the international meeting spot for the sustainable heating and air conditioning technology sector. The trade show has new dates in 2019: it will be held from Monday, March 11 to Friday, March 15. ebm‑papst will be showing the latest solutions for air conditioning and condensing technology in hall 8.0, booth F91.

30 November 2018 Simple conversion to robust, intelligent EC technology

Centrifugal fans are the method of choice for cooling switch cabinets when it comes to overcoming a comparatively high back pressure in the inner circuit of heat exchangers or for roof-mounted fans. In order to benefit from the advantages of EC technology in this field as well, the fan and motor specialist ebm-papst has developed a new centrifugal compact module.

30 November 2018 Lightweight, quiet, powerful and responsive

The RV45 centrifugal fan from ebm-papst is ideal for applications requiring rapidly changing air flow and high pressures, including extraction systems, packaging machines and respirators. Its aerodynamics and motor are optimized for rapid speed changes, and it is also light and quiet.

30 November 2018 Compact fan for extreme conditions

A new addition to the 420J product range from ebm-papst: The tubeaxial fans withstand temperatures down to -40°C and are now also available for 48 V DC voltage input, degree of protection IP68 and EMC protection class B.

29 November 2018 Software for application engineers and users

The compact GreenTech EC drives from ebm-papst with integrated K4 control electronics have already proven their flexibility in a range of applications. With driveSTUDIO software, adjusting them to meet individual requirements from the applications is now easier – and intuitive.

29 November 2018 Next-generation modular drive system

Different outputs, transmission designs and reduction stages, drives with and without an encoder, industrial-grade connection technology and IP54 degree of protection: ebm-papst's ECI-42 modular system for drives with a diameter of 42 mm will enable users to create customized solutions by combining different modules.

06 November 2018 Presentation at SPS IPC Drives

The SPS IPC Drives trade show will take place at the end of November in Nuremberg, and is set to play host to informative and exciting discussions on current industry trends under the direction of specialist publishers and associations. Danijel Debak from ebm-papst will present the RadiCal centrifugal fans in a scroll housing for use in industrial applications.

05 November 2018 Tomorrow's stars kick in Mulfingen

The teams of the 17th ebm-papst Indoor Championships on 5 and 6 January 2019 in the Gerhard-Sturm-Halle in Mulfingen have been selected. Ticket sales start on Monday, December 3, 2018. Tickets for the 17th edition of the tournament can only be purchased online at

18 October 2018 EC fans for efficient cooling towers

Cooling towers are used for cooling processes, installations, data centers and buildings. The ebm-papst range now includes axial and centrifugal fans with the appropriate corrosion protection specifically for such applications.

18 October 2018 Flammable refrigerants and the consequences for fan design

All refrigeration applications have one thing in common: The use of refrigerants. Patrick Stern, ebm-papst Market Manager Refrigeration, will be presenting ebm-papst fan solutions for this sector in a workshop at the ATMOsphere Europe conference in November 2018.

18 October 2018 Energy-efficient fans for refrigerated cabinets in supermarkets

The fans used in refrigerated display cases and bottle coolers in the commercial food sector have very long operating times. They offer great potential for saving energy. ebm-papst offers efficient fan concepts for applications for both medium and low temperature refrigeration systems.

18 October 2018 Avoidance of vibration-induced damage

Fans used in ventilation, refrigeration and air conditioning systems or other industrial applications are generally subjected to rigorous testing and have to withstand endurance tests under harsh conditions at the factory. Vibration can however lead to damage and failure if the fans are not properly installed.

16 October 2018 GreenIntelligence takes economy and ecology a step further

ebm-papst turns energy-efficient fans and drives into intelligently interconnected complete solutions. "GreenIntelligence", to be presented for the first time at the Chillventa trade show in Nuremberg, is an impressive expression of this.

08 October 2018 Solutions for intelligent automation

This year’s SPS/IPC/Drives trade show is taking place from November 27 29 in Nuremberg. ebm-papst will exhibit smart components and software for intelligent automation and new solutions for industrial ventilation technology in hall 1, booth 1‑324.

02 October 2018 Solutions for Medical Technology

COMPAMED in Düsseldorf is the leading international trade show for suppliers and developers of medical technology and is being held from November 12-15 this year. ebm-papst is showing ventilation and drive engineering solutions for innovative, reliable medical technology in hall 8b, booth H27.

10 September 2018 Familiy event with competitive character

On Saturday and Sunday, 8 and 9 September 2018, the Kochertal again became a running track. Around 3400 participants and thousands of spectators turned the 23rd edition of the ebm-papst Marathon in Niedernhall into a successful combination of sports event and family celebration. For the first time, the Baden-Wurttemberg champions were determined at the half-marathon distance this year.

03 September 2018 114 new trainees at ebm-papst.

Young talents are extremely important for ebm-papst in order to meet the demand for skilled workers. The technology leader from Mulfingen traditionally relies on well-founded in-house training and further education.

31 August 2018 State champions to be determined in Niedernhall

The half-marathon competition at this year's ebm-papst Marathon will be under special observation, as the Baden-Wurttemberg champions will be determined in the 21-kilometer competition. The start is on Sunday, 9 September 2018 at 9.25 a.m. in Niedernhall. Registrations for the largest running event in Hohenlohe are still possible under until Wednesday, 5 September 2018.

30 August 2018 Probing the depths of space

So fascinating, so far away: About 1,500 light-years from Earth, the Orion Nebula with its huge clouds of hydrogen is an ideal place for new stars to form. Tubeaxial fans from ebm-papst provide cooling for the primary mirror of the telescope at the Weikersheim observatory, helping to probe the depths of space.

22 August 2018 ebm-papst specialist lecture at Chillventa

Based on the motto "Information from experts for experts", specialist lectures are to be held in three forums at the 2018 Chillventa on topics relating to refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation and heat pump technology. In this context Martin Schulz, Sales Manager Refrigeration at ebm-papst, will be talking about EC fans for use in cooling towers.

20 August 2018 An event for athletes of all ages

More than 3,000 participants and over 10,000 spectators are expected at the 23rd ebm-papst Marathon in Niedernhall on September 8 and 9, 2018. The preparation run on August 26, 2018 will start at 8 a.m. this year, a pre-registration is not necessary.

15 August 2018 ebm-papst at Chillventa

The Chillventa trade show in Nuremberg is the world's leading trade show when it comes to energy efficiency, heat pumps, and refrigeration technology. ebm-papst will be showcasing the latest innovations and trends in the fan sector in hall 4A-317 from October 16-18, 2018.

08 August 2018 “The regulation of fans works!”

By adopting the Kyoto Protocol, the European Union has undertaken to reduce CO2 emissions by at least 20 per cent by 2020. To achieve this climate goal, the EU adopted ErP Directive (Energy Related Products Directive) and set down binding limit values for fans. Geoff Lockwood has seen through the development of ErP regulation of the EU from the start. He claims that its’ success is now at stake.

30 July 2018 ebm-papst builds new plant in China

With a ground-breaking ceremony, ebm-papst, world market leader for fans and motors, started the construction of a new plant in Xi'an, the Chinese capital of Shaanxi province. From summer 2019, fan solutions for the Asian market are to be produced on 27,000 square meters.

17 July 2018 ebm-papst at IAA Commercial Vehicles

The world’s most important trade fair for transportation, logistics and mobility, IAA Commercial Vehicles, will take place September 20 – 27, 2018, in Hanover. In Hall 11 at Stand G22, ebm-papst will be presenting its energy-efficient solutions for motor cooling, air conditioning in commercial vehicle cabs, and refrigerated transport.

17 July 2018 Blowers for cooling variable frequency drives in railway applications

At the InnoTrans trade fair in Berlin, September 18 – 21, 2018, ebm-papst will be presenting its latest products for railway applications in Hall 3.1 at Stand 230. These include a new blower for cooling variable frequency drives; it has TÜV certification for fire safety.

25 June 2018 "Just the right time to leave"

After 18 very successful years as Managing Director Sales and Marketing of the ebm-papst Group, Thomas Borst is retiring from his active role, as of June 30, 2018. Thomas Borst: "I place the upcoming changes in the hands of the future management team!"

20 June 2018 ebm-papst Exceeds the €2 Billion Mark

Technology leader in fans and motors grows by 7.5 % and employs over 15,000 people. With the "one ebm-papst" strategy program, ebm-papst is realigning itself.

20 June 2018 Dr. Stephan Arnold to assume responsibility for R&D department at ebm-papst

After more than a decade in the group management of the Mulfingen-based family business ebm-papst, Dr. Bruno Lindl (65) will resign from his position as Managing Director for Research and Development on June 30, 2018 and will go into retirement, as planned for some time.

15 June 2018 Stefanie Spanagel joins as Managing Director in Landshut

On July 1, 2018, Stefanie Spanagel (39) will start as Managing Director of ebm-papst Landshut GmbH, a subsidiary of the Mulfingen-based ebm-papst Group. With Ms. Spanagel, the fan and motor specialist gains an internationally experienced manager for the successful continuation of its location.

04 June 2018 Small case with a big effect

On Wednesday, 6 June 2018 at 1.12 pm, Alexander Gerst from Künzelsau will take off from Kazakhstan's Baikonur space station for the ISS (International Space Station). Before his departure, he is supported by a ebm-papst product.

23 May 2018 Excellent research and development

For the third time after 2014 and 2016, the fan specialist ebm-papst has been awarded the seal of approval "Innovative through Research" by the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft, for its research and development work.

11 May 2018 WorldStar Packaging Awards 2018: ebm-papst wins second straight international packaging prize

Sebastian Gruber, packaging engineer at ebm-papst in Mulfingen, has won the WorldStar Packaging Award in the transport category for the second time in a row. Along with Mario Kurz, packaging consultant at ebm-papst’s supplier Mondi, he traveled all the way to Australia, where this year’s awards ceremony was held, to receive the award.

27 April 2018 ebm-papst takes 2nd place in category for data center energy technology

The awards ceremony for the German Data Center Award took place on April 24, 2018, in Darmstadt. The top three prizes were awarded in each of eight categories at the “Darmstadtium” convention center, with ebm-papst taking second place in the category for data center energy technology.

05 April 2018 Alfred Müller retiring

Alfred Müller was Head of Domestic Sales at ebm-papst for 27 years and, as Managing Director from 2006, successfully established the ebm-papst Austria subsidiary. During that time, he pursued his sales goals with passion and enthusiasm, set up a good network of customers and coworkers, and played an important role in the impressive growth of ebm-papst.

16 March 2018 New 0.5 to 150 kW condensing blowers

Heating and hot water supply systems can only operate efficiently if they have an ideal heat source. Boilers and gas blowers of many different sizes used to be necessary to provide economical heating on account of the great diversity of output levels required to cover the whole spectrum from low-energy homes to apartment blocks.

13 March 2018 EC centrifugal fans with motor enclosures

Cooking contaminates the surrounding air with substances such as grease vapors and combustion gases, and it also generates a lot of heat and moisture. That makes the installation of air-handling units (AHUs) necessary in commercial kitchens in order to extract cooking odors while also supplying fresh air from outside. For this application, ebm-papst has developed a centrifugal fan with an EC motor outside the air flow.

13 February 2018 Aerodynamics experts for fans meet and network

The "fan2018" conference will be held in Darmstadt, Germany from April 18-20, 2018. This three-day forum, which is now being held for the third time, is the only event in the world that focuses exclusively on air flows and ventilation systems.

08 February 2018 Mostra Convegno 2018 trade fair in Milan

Ever greater technical demands are being placed on buildings, among them efficiency and durability. ebm-papst will be presenting smart and reliable products at the Mostra Convegno trade fair in Milan from March 13 to 16. New heating products will be presented in Hall 7 at Stand E32-E40, and solutions for refrigeration, air conditioning and ventilation will be exhibited in Hall 24 at Stand B21-C22.

30 January 2018 Drive solutions for complex intralogistics processes

The international trade fair for intralogistics solutions and process management opens this year from 13 to 15 March 2018 in Stuttgart. Under the motto "Intralogistics at first hand: digital - networked - innovative", ebm-papst will be presenting innovative solutions for intralogistics in Hall 10, Stand D31.

29 January 2018 127 Participants in the Anniversary Year

This year, the regional competition of ‘Jugend forscht’ in Heilbronn-Franken is celebrating its 20th anniversary. ebm-papst has been sponsoring Germany's best-known competition for young researchers since 1999. ‘Jugend forscht’ (German for ‘Youth researches’) offers children and young people the opportunity to realize their own projects and compete with other inventors of the same age.

17 January 2018 Once again, ebm-papst Supplier of the Year

Last October, Rational AG invited 80 serial suppliers to Supplier Day in Landsberg. The company named ebm-papst “Supplier of the Year” for the second time.

08 January 2018 Surprise Winners in Mulfingen

The 16th ebm-papst Hallenmasters Indoor Soccer Championship was won by FC Würzburger Kickers. The biggest surprises at the U19-Tournament Saturday were the Würzburger Kickers (U19 Bayernliga) and SpVgg Ansbach (Landesliga Nord, Bavaria) who came through as outsiders to claim first and third places.

13 December 2017 ebm-papst is building a new, 41 million € Development Center

ebm-papst is continuing its course for growth and plans a new development center at the ebm-papst company headquarters in Mulfingen. The global technology leader for fans and motors will invest around € 41 million in the building.

01 December 2017 New High-performance EC Blower for Extraction and Filtration Systems

Clean, breathable air is a basic requirement for every workplace. In the metalworking industry, however, material processing often causes oil mist, vapors and welding smoke. These contaminants can only be kept at safe levels by installing extraction or air cleaning units. For applications like these, ebm-papst has developed a high-performance blower in GreenTech EC technology.

30 November 2017 Online portal for more customer service

The increasing number of options and the rising level of customers’ aspiration have caused customer requirements to become significantly more differentiated. In this case, customer-oriented information systems such as e-commerce applications, which create an interface between interested parties and the company, can score with their advantages.

30 November 2017 Intelligent compact drive with Bus interface

ebm-papst is continually extending the product range of electrical drive systems for industrial applications. Customers in machine and system construction are requesting compact and efficient drive systems that receive orders from superordinate controls via customary Bus interfaces and return actual values as well as status reports to the control.

29 November 2017 Johannes Pfeffer to become management spokesman

On January 1, 2018, Johannes Pfeffer (50) will take up the position of management spokesperson at ebm-papst St. Georgen GmbH & Co. KG, a subsidiary of the ebm-papst Group. Pfeffer will complete the fan and motor specialist’s planned dual leadership alongside Raymond Engelbrecht, who has been in the post since February 2017.

20 November 2017 Silent centrifugal fans not only for medicine

About 2 % of women and 4 % of men worldwide suffer with the respiratory dysfunction obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), the remedy is a ventilation aid. The lungs of the person asleep are regularly provided sufficient air and thereby oxygen with the use of a respiratory mask. In order to establish the required air pressure, ebm-papst has developed a new centrifugal fan which has been adapted to the requirements of medical technology.

10 November 2017 Football teams from four nations play for the tournament championship

The participant field for the ebm-papst Hallenmasters will be in the Gerhard-Sturm-Halle on January 6th and 7th, 2018. The 16th annual indoor tournament will also be held internationally – A-Juniors from the Netherlands, England and Switzerland will travel to Mulfingen, Germany. In addition sc Heerenveen, which also took part in 2017, the youth teams from FC Watford and FC St. Gallen will be taking part for the first time.

02 November 2017 ebm-papst on UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn

On the occasion of the 23rd UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) from November 6 to November 17, 2017, in Bonn, the technology leader for fans and motors calls for greater climate protection efforts. The ebm-papst Group, supports the international community’s goal of world greenhouse gas neutrality by the end of this century.

19 October 2017 RadiCal wins Materialica Award

The winners of this year’s MATERIALICA Design + Technology Awards were announced at a ceremony in Munich on October 17, 2017. “We’re very pleased that our innovative RadiCal centrifugal fan impressed the judges and was designated ‘Best of Product,’” said Thomas Heli, Head of Development in Product Section EA-2 at ebm-papst Mulfingen.

12 October 2017 Technology Leader Invests €13 Million

ebm-papst Group, the world market leader for fans and motors headquartered in Mulfingen (Baden-Württemberg), is investing €13 million in a new building at its location in Lauf/Pegnitz, near Nuremberg. In 2013, ebm-papst acquired the transmission specialist, then still under the name Zeitlauf, since then the location with around 300 employees has belonged to the Black Forest subsidiary in St. Georgen.

27 September 2017 Compact centrifugal fan for car seat ventilation

Modern car seats are more than just a seat. They provide side support, can be adjusted individually, fulfil safety related tasks and helps the driver to concentrate with the relaxed driver's seat position and air-conditioned cushions.The specialist for automotive applications, ebm-papst from St. Georgen now provides a particularly compact centrifugal fan for car seat climate control with the RL 5X.

26 September 2017 ebm-papst again at the forefront in packaging

Along with its supplier, Mondi Group, ebm-papst won the German Packaging Award in the economic efficiency category. For his idea of transport stacking corners for industrial fans, ebm-papst employee and packaging engineer Sebastian Gruber accepted the prize at the official awards ceremony in Berlin.

22 September 2017 The “Transparent” AHU for Students

For 65 years, Esslingen University of Applied Sciences has educated young engineers in the Building Services, Energy and Environmental Engineering Department. On September 21, the department dedicated its new laboratory building; a means of improving the link between theory and practice. Among other devices, a transparent air handling unit provided by ebm-papst and AL-KO THERM is available to the students in the department.

21 September 2017 ebm-papst Completes Second Construction Phase

The ebm-papst Group, world market leader for fans and motors (€1.9 billion revenue/14,000 employees) whose headquarters is in Mulfingen, has completed the second construction phase of its production facility (€15 million investment) in the St. Georgen-Hagenmoos commercial zone. After a construction phase of approximately 16 months, the facility was inaugurated as part of two company anniversary celebrations.

20 September 2017 ebm-papst at SPS/IPC/Drives trade show

SPS/IPC/Drives in Nuremberg is the leading trade show for electrical automation, systems and components. It opens its gates this year from November 28-30. ebm-papst will be showing innovative solutions for air conditioning and new drive solutions at stand 1-324 in hall 1. Interconnection for applications in the Internet of Things is a special focus.

15 September 2017 HELLA and ebm-papst Drive Electrification

HELLA KGaA Hueck & Co., one of the world's leading automotive suppliers for lighting and electronics and motor and ventilation specialist ebm-papst, have agreed on a strategic cooperation.

11 September 2017 International Field in Kocher Valley Event

They came from everywhere, including Sweden, Russia, Croatia, France and Finland. But of the 3,300 participants, Ruth Smith from Greenside, South Africa had the longest journey. Runners from a total of 16 countries participated in the event in Kocher Valley organized by ebm-papst and the Police Sports Club in Hohenlohe.

04 September 2017 ebm-papst Welcomes New Trainees

On Friday, 66 young people began a commercial or business apprenticeship – or dual study program – at ebm-papst in Mulfingen. Across the company’s German locations, a total of 116 high school graduates kicked off their careers. The number of new trainees across all locations has remained the same as it was in previous years. Currently, 411 young talents are enrolled in an apprenticeship or dual study program at ebm-papst.

24 August 2017 ebm-papst at the Busworld trade show in Kortrijk

Hybrid and electric motors are also being increasingly used in buses – they are gradually displacing pure combustion engines. ebm-papst will be exhibiting a new, robust fan for motor cooling at the Busworld trade show in Kortijk, Belgium, Rambla South, no. R44 from October 20-25, 2017. Grime from the road can’t harm it!

22 August 2017 ebm-papst Marathon in Niedernhall on September 9 and 10, 2017

The starting gun of the 22nd ebm-papst Marathon will fire on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 3:00 p.m., when the Nordic walkers open the event. The day will end with a pasta party directly after the last walkers cross the finish line. On Sunday at 8:30 a.m., the marathon and duo marathon runners will toe the starting line. At 9:05 a.m., the 10K runners will take off and the half-marathon will start at 9:25 a.m. The kids’ events will begin around lunchtime and the handbikers (start: 2:00 p.m.) and

22 August 2017 Hybrid ferry saves 2 million kWh annually

Scandlines ferries operate between Germany and Denmark, in fact, 6 out of 8 ferries are hybrid ferries. Zero emissions – this is the ambitious goal of the ferry operator. For this reason, Scandlines redesigned the hybrid ferries’ ventilation system and now saves over 80% of the previously required energy. Instead of the old AC fans, now efficient EC fans from ebm-papst are in operation there.

11 August 2017 Outstanding Product Design from Mulfingen

ebm-papst received the renowned “Red Dot Award 2017: Product Design” for its AxiBlade axial fan. The jury was impressed by the fan’s modular structure, which sets special standards when it comes to flexibility and functionality.

10 August 2017 Radial fan for seat ventilation

The IAA Personal vehicles 2017 in Frankfurt is the leading international mobility trade fair. At the 67 th International automobile exhibition 2017, the motor and ventilation specialist ebm-papst presents the newest solutions in drive and ventilation technologies for the automotive sector in hall 4.0, stand C18 from 14 - 24 September 2017.

21 July 2017 Technology Leader to Invest €8 Million

ebm-papst Group, the world market leader for fans and motors headquartered in Mulfingen (Baden-Wurttemberg), is investing €8 million to expand its automotive facilities in Herbolzheim.

20 July 2017 New Generation at ebm-papst

Gerhard Sturm (82), founder and co-owner of the ebm-papst Group, will transfer his membership in the ebm-papst Group advisory board to his son, Ralf Sturm, on August 1, 2017.

19 July 2017 ebm-papst is “Best Overall” supplier

In May 2017 ebm-papst won recognition as an outstanding supplier from Siemens DF MC (Digital Factory Motion Control) based in Neunkirchen am Brand, Germany. ebm-papst won the "Best Overall" category.

10 July 2017 2017’s best industrial customer magazine comes from ebm-papst

The "Best of Content Marketing" (BCM) awards were presented in Berlin on June 29, 2017. The "mag" customer magazine from ebm-papst won gold in the category for B2B magazines in the industrial/energy sector.

28 June 2017 ebm-papst Fortifies Leading Position

Technology leader for fans and motors grows by 13.2% to €1.9 billion and creates over 1,800 new jobs; founds think tanks in Osnabrück and Dortmund.

26 June 2017 ebm-papst wins Trust Award

Seventy manufacturers faced questions about quality, advice, service and trust for the ventilation, refrigeration and air conditioning sector’s first Trust Award. ebm-papst took first place in the category for central AHUs and air conditioners and their components.

23 June 2017 ebm-papst Innovation Forum 2017

The three-day Innovation Forum with the theme "Think interconnection. Design the future." focused on the latest developments and concepts in the ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration sectors – plus networked solutions for the future. A total of 225 participants accepted the invitation to come to Mulfingen and discuss the sector’s latest developments.

14 June 2017 New Head of Sales for Germany at ebm-papst

David Kehler took over responsibility for sales in Germany at ebm-papst in Mulfingen in April. Kehler is responsible for the German sales network and reports directly to Thomas Borst, Managing Director of Sales and Marketing at the ebm-papst Group. He succeeds the longtime Head of Sales, Alfred Müller.

31 May 2017 ebm-papst Builds New Facility in Lauf

ebm-papst Group, the world market leader for fans and motors, is investing 13 million euros in a new building complex at its company location ebm-papst ZEITLAUF in Lauf near Nuremberg. In three construction phases, an administration building and two manufacturing facilities will be completed within the next two years.

24 May 2017 Apprenticeships successfully completed at ebm-papst

From mechatronics engineers to IT clerks and industrial mechanics – 8 very pleased apprentices recently celebrated the successful completion of their vocational training at the fan and engine manufacturer ebm-papst in St. Georgen.

17 May 2017 From Hohenlohe to the whole world

ebm-papst Group, world market leader for fans and motors (with revenue of €1.7 billion and 13,000 employees), officially dedicated its new central distribution center in Mulfingen-Hollenbach at an opening ceremony on May 17.

09 May 2017 ebm-papst at the forefront in packaging

ebm-papst has received the WorldStar Packaging Award 2017 in the Transport category from the World Packaging Organisation. Sebastian Gruber, packaging engineer at ebm-papst and developer of the BCT (box compression test) “Powerecke”, accepted the highest international award for packaging at the Interpack trade fair in Düsseldorf.

28 April 2017 Award for Special Design

The RadiPac centrifugal fans from ebm-papst have received a "Special Mention" in the "Energy" category at the 2017 German Design Awards. The jury uses this award to honor products whose design contains especially successful aspects or solutions. In the case of RadiPac, it is the significant improvement of efficiency, power and weight.

27 April 2017 Service Celebration at ebm-papst

During the festive celebration in the company staff canteen, ebm-papst honored its employees for their longstanding loyalty.

20 April 2017 Technology leader ebm-papst opens think tank

ebm-papst Group, world market leader for fans and motors from Mulfingen in Baden-Württemberg (with revenue of €1.7 billion and 13,000 employees), has opened its new research and development center in Osnabrück.

03 April 2017 ebm-papst Acquires Guard Grill Specialist Lae

ebm-papst Group based in Mulfingen (Baden-Wurttemberg) has acquired Lae S.r.l., specialist for fan guard grills, retroactively effective January 1, 2017.

15 March 2017 Cube design with airfoil blades

Having established itself in the market, the RadiPac series of centrifugal fans from ebm-papst is adding new members. Thanks to aerodynamic improvements, all of the fans in the series work with a wide optimum efficiency range and also feature other practical characteristics. One new feature is their mechanical design, which features a cubic structure.

15 March 2017 Compact gas blower as first representative of a new platform

Thermal insulation and recovery lower the amount of energy required to heat buildings. At the same time, the demands on warm water comfort and with them, the required power, are constantly rising. Therefore, heating concepts that flexibly adapt to the relevant building type and the way it is used are in demand. With the VG 100 premix blower, gas blower specialist ebm-papst Landshut has now launched the first representative of a new condensing blower generation.

14 March 2017 A centrifugal fan with scroll housing

Fan specialist ebm-papst has the right solution for the increasingly strict requirements regarding the efficiency of ventilation devices for residential buildings. In addition to high efficiency, new housed fans now feature convenient options for communication and operation and are also quieter than the industry standard.

14 March 2017 The Jury Loved this Fan

The AxiBlade axial fan from ebm-papst has received the 2017 iF Design Award in the "Product" category. The accompanying marketing campaign won gold at the 2017 German Stevie Awards and was named "Market Launch Campaign of the Year".

07 March 2017 Interface of the future

Two fans per running meter are normally installed in supermarket refrigerated display cases, which are in operation almost 24 hours a day. The rugged and compact energy-saving fans from ebm-papst with their high-efficiency GreenTech EC motors are ideal for this application. Now they feature a MODBUS RTU interface for remote monitoring, control and regulation.

06 March 2017 Flat – but wow!

Fans in refrigerated and deep-freeze cabinets are operated almost continuously, so they offer especially large potential energy savings. The proven energy-saving fan from ebm-papst is now available with a diagonal impeller for especially tight spaces in the rear walls of refrigerated display cases.

23 February 2017 Change in management: Dirk Schallock resigning from ebm-papst St. Georgen

Dirk Schallock (50) will be leaving ebm-papst St. Georgen at his own request on 28 February 2017. Since 2009, Mr. Schallock was in charge of the company belonging to the ebm-papst Group which has its headquarters in Mulfingen.

15 February 2017 Fans for Oil-cooled High-power transformers

Large high-power transformers are cooled with fans in addition to oil. This avoids damage from overheating despite cooling surfaces that are as compact as possible. ebm-papst has developed special fans for this application that satisfy rigorous requirements for service life and salt spray resistance. And thanks to EC technology, "hot spots" on the heat exchanger can be prevented.

19 January 2017 Innovation and Efficiency

ISH in Frankfurt is the world’s leading trade show for innovative bath design and energy-efficient heating and air conditioning. This year it is being held from March 14-18. In hall 11.0 at booth B90, motor and fan specialist ebm-papst is showing its latest energy-saving fans for air conditioning and condensing technology.

16 January 2017 Self-contained Solution

Whether in the kitchen, garden, workshop or office – the winners of the 2017 pro-K Award reflect plastic’s broad spectrum of applications. ebm-papst received an award for its AxiCool series – axial fans for evaporators and refrigerators – in the “Electrical equipment” category during the ceremony in Frankfurt on January 12, 2017. Over 100 submissions qualified for the competition.