Ziehl-Abegg has introduced a new system for the manual assembly of the circuit boards for the electric motors, reducing the error rate to zero percent. Elements that cannot be assembled on an automated basis are seen being assembled manually by Gabriela Szworc onto the printed circuit boards which are later installed in the motors
Fan and motor manufacturer Ziehl-Abegg posted growth of around 12% last year. Turnover rose from 484 million to 540 million euros according to provisional figures and the number of employees reached a new record high of 3,900, up from 3,550 a year ago.
Ziehl-Abegg says demand for its energy saving products has helped it towards sales in excess of half a billion euros in 2017.
The German company, which develops, builds and sells fans and electric motors, expects sales to reach 530 million euros by the end of the year, around 10 per cent up on the 2016 figure of 484 million euros.
CEO Peter Fenkl confirmed that turnover topped 500million euros by the end of November, helped by worlwide demand for its products, including low energy fans for ventilation and cooling.
BSRIA has published a major study on the ventilation market in China.
The recent China Ventilation Industry Fortune Summit attracted more than 400 members from industry, research institutions, manufacturers and domestic dealers, with 10 expert speakers interpreting the current ventilation and purification trends in China.