Heinzmann marks 125 years

By Jack Burke01 July 2022

Company now focuses on clean tech

In July, Heinzmann is celebrating its 125-year anniversary with a ceremony at its headquarters in Schönau in the Black Forest of Germany.

Heinzmann, a specialist in engine and turbine management as well as electric drives, is celebrating its 125th anniversary.

Engineer Max Joseph Heinzmann began the company n Radebeul near Dresden in 1897. Today, the company is one of the world’s leading system providers for motor management, control technology and electric drives with production sites in Europe, Asia and Australia, as well as sites in over 40 countries.

“Today, we are a clean tech provider with innovative solutions for every type of drive technology”, said Markus Gromer, CEO.

Gromer joined the management team in 1999 and is now the fourth generation continuing the success story of the family company.

“Our company focuses on creating even better solutions and constantly developing existing products further,” he said. “We are proud to be known for one of the best electric motors for cargo bikes today – but that is just a small part of the portfolio. Today, our technical developments can be found not only in electric motors but also in combustion engines or turbines around the world, helping to combat climate change. Our products reduce consumption, make combustion engines more energy-saving, efficient, cleaner and help with the conversion to low-emission fuels such as natural gas, LNG, ammonia or hydrogen.”

The company has been headquartered in Schönau in the Black Forest since 1992 – of the 400 employees in the company, 280 work at the site in Schönau. The company also produces at its own plants in Great Britain, the Netherlands, China and Australia.

 

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