Ziehl-Abegg (Künzelsau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany) is one of the leading international companies in the field of ventilation and drive technology and the associated control systems. Heating and refrigeration systems, clean room and agricultural installations are just some of the examples of where the products are used. Back in the Fifties’ Ziehl-Abegg established the basis for modern fan drives: external rotor motors which even today are still seen as state-of-the-art worldwide. Another area of business is electric motors which provide the power e.g. for elevators, medical applications (computer tomography equipment) or deep-sea underwater vehicles. The theme of electro-mobility for motor vehicles was established as part of Ziehl-Abegg Automotive in 2012.
The high-tech company has an impressive innovative capability. Ziehl-Abegg employs 1,950 personnel in its production plants in Southern Germany. The company has a global workforce of 3,450 spread between 16 production plants, 27 companies and 97 sales locations. The products, approx. 30,000 in all, are sold in more than 100 countries. Turnover in 2015 totalled 447 million euros, with exports accounting for three quarters of the figure.
Emil Ziehl founded the company in Berlin in 1910 as a manufacturer of electric motors. After the Second World War the company’s headquarters were relocated to Southern Germany. Ziehl-Abegg SE is a not listed company but family-owned.
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