ebm-papst strengthens US business with second location.

ebm-papst is strengthening its business in North America with a second production site. In Johnson City, Tennessee, the world market leader for fans and motors will manufacture fans for refrigeration, air conditioning and ventilation applications. ebm-papst will move into an existing production building in Johnson City and start serial production in September 2019.

Since 1980, ebm-papst is supplying the North American market with energy efficient fan solutions from its Farmington (Connecticut) headquarters.
In an industrial park near Johnson City, Tennessee, ebm-papst has acquired 30 acres (12 hectares) of land and plans to invest USD 37 million for the expansion of a new plant.

The fan specialist has also acquired 30 acres (12 hectares) of land in an industrial park near Johnson City to build a new plant there in the future. Over the next five years, ebm-papst will invest around USD 37 million in its expansion in Johnson City and plans to employ up to 200 people.

Mark Shiring, President of ebm-papst US: "Johnson City offers us an excellent infrastructure and very good development opportunities. We are therefore very pleased to be able to start production at our second US site shortly. As an innovation leader, especially for energy-efficient fan solutions, we see great potential for further growth in North America. For us, the new location is an excellent complement to our headquarters in Farmington".

ebm-papst already has a long tradition in the American market. Since 1980, the company has been developing, producing, and selling fans and motors for the North American market from its Farmington (Connecticut) headquarters, where the company employs over 300 people. In addition to a technologically leading product range for refrigeration, air conditioning and ventilation applications, ebm-papst offers a competence center for sheet metal fabrication.

Stefan Brandl, President and CEO of the ebm-papst Group: "With our additional location in Johnson City, we are increasing our activities on the US market in line with our internationalization strategy "local for local". I am very optimistic that we will achieve our goals with our entire American team and that we will be able to further expand our market position".

About ebm-papst

The ebm-papst Group is the world's leading manufacturer of fans and motors. Since it was founded, the technology company has continuously set global industry standards: from the digital interconnection of electronically controlled EC fans to aerodynamic improvements for fan blades to the use of eco-friendly materials.

In fiscal year 2017/18, the company achieved sales of over €2 billion. ebm-papst employs over 15,000 people at 27 production sites (e.g. in Germany, China and the US) and in 48 sales offices worldwide. Fans and motors from the world market leader are used in many industries, including ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration, household appliances, heating, automotive and drive engineering.

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