Germany stands as one of the leading forces in the realm of heat pump manufacturing, showcasing innovation and expertise at the forefront of the industry. This article puts spotlight on three large heat pump producers in Germany, shedding light on their specialties, locations and turnovers.
1. Stiebel Eltron GmbH & Co. KG
Stiebel Eltron is a manufacturer of central heating products such as heat pumps. The company was founded in 1924 and is based in Holzminden, Germany. Through their exceptional products, the company has ascended to the esteemed position of being a global market and technology leader in the realms of home technology and green technologies. The company has produced and installed more than 500.000 heat pumps to date. Stiebel Eltron’s heat pumps can be combined with any PV-system and batter-storage-system, making them very efficient. As a family-owned group with international reach, they exemplify excellence on a global scale. The companies turnover was 838 M€ in 2021.
2. Vaillant Group
Headquartered in Remscheid Vaillant Group is a prominent provider of heating technology. Among other products the companies focus is on producing environmentally friendly electric heat pumps. As a component of its SEEDS sustainability initiative, the Vaillant Group has crafted an ambitious climate strategy. Demonstrating a commitment to environmental responsibility, the company has achieved climate neutrality within its own division since 2020. Vaillant has more than 17.000 employees and with a footprint spanning ten production sites across six European countries and the Republic of China, Vaillant Group stands as a global player in the industry. Their products are distributed worldwide, reaching markets in over 60 countries. In 2021 the company achieved a turnover of 3.285 M€.
3. Viessmann Werke GmbH & Co. KG
Viessmann Werke GmbH & CO. KG was founded in 1917 and is based in Allendorf, Germany. The company stands as one of the global foremost manufacturers of cutting-edge heating systems, equipment, boilers, and furnaces, encompassing advanced heat pump technologies. With a global presence, Viessmann operates 11 state-of-the-art procution facilities both in Germany and abroad, complemented by 22 foreign subsidiaries. The company offers a comprehensive array of heat pumps, ranging from ground-source and air-source to air-to-water and hybrid solutions. Viessmann achieved a turnover of 3.404 M€ in 2021, reflecting not only on their commercial success but also on their ongoing commitment to advancing innovative and sustainable heating solutions.
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