Georgen. The Black Forest subsidiary with production plant in Herbolzheim grew slightly by 1.7% to 298 million (previous year 293 million). ebm-papst St. Georgen employees 1,510 (previous year: 1,493) to the end of the fiscal year. The largest sales growth achieved ebm-papst Landshut, Bavarian subsidiary of the group. The site delivered with 249 million a 7.3 per cent over the previous year the turnover (previous year 232 million). The number of employees fell by 8 employees at 1.035 (previous year: 1,043). Energy efficiency and resource conservation are key issues in the field of research and development the position as technology leader was expanded by 68.5 million (+ 11.9% the previous year) investment in research and development at the German sites in Mulfingen, St.
Georgen and Landshut. ebm-papst is drivers of energy-efficient products for many years. From the market of electronically controlled EC fans, about the aerodynamic improvements of the fan blades, up to the resource efficient materials selection. Hans-Jochen Beilke: We have further expanded our sales share of fans with around 850 million. We are still working to reduce the dependency of just growing raw materials, such as, for example, oil. Thus we ensure our future viability and reduce CO2.” The goal of the company, to increase the proportion of innovative composite materials within the product portfolio to 15 percent by the year 2015 is.” The news of the world’s first organic material fan used for refrigerated counters, was withdrawn from the market and already over half a million copies sold since its launch in April 2011. The renewal rate of the group, the more than 600 R & D-engineers and technicians employed, is over 40%. “Dr. Bruno Lindl, ebm-papst Group Managing Director research and development: that almost every second product in the market is younger than five years.” The company is also a horribly against the continuous development of its products Reproduction and counterfeiting.