Zeppelin Systems expands its plant engineering expertise
Zeppelin Systems expands its plant engineering expertiseZeppelin Systems is a global leader in plant engineering for handling high-quality bulk materials. With over 70 years of experience in the individual process steps and extensive know-how in handling the various raw materials, Zeppelin Systems offers reliable complete solutions. At 22 locations worldwide, the company supports its customers from plant design to implementation and provides all services from a single source. Here, innovative process concepts are just as important as smart automation solutions and a full range service that covers the entire life cycle of a plant.
With a broadly based portfolio, Zeppelin Systems serves not only a wide range of market segments
but first and foremost, diverse customer groups with its high level of expertise in plant engineering.
The company has a reputation as an expert in the handling of solid as well as liquid raw materials
and primarily covers the process steps of storing, conveying, weighing, dosing and mixing in various industries.
”Our broad portfolio offers our customers security for long-term investments. With the majority shareholding in KITZMANN, we have secured in-depth expert knowledge, especially in the field of performance materials, and can offer our customers even better plant concepts,” explains Rochus Hofmann, Managing Director of Zeppelin Systems.
The owner-managed Magdalena KITZMANN GmbH company optimally complements the portfolio
of the plant manufacturer not only through its correspondingly high-quality standards, but above all
by providing optimal support to the PVC and chemical applications market segments through the
new partnership. As a specialist for customized and process-safe complete plants, KITZMANN
stands for reproducibility along with functional and operational reliability. The 360° range of services includes engineering through to commissioning of individual components as well as manufacturing turnkey plants for liquid or solid handling.
Companies from the plastics industry, the chemical industry and the food industry regularly benefit from the individual process engineering plants – made in Germany. Originally a handicraft business, KITZMANN has developed into a plant manufacturer through continuous growth in the years following its foundation and has now been operating successfully on the market for almost 50 years.
Zeppelin Systems’ participation in the company strengthens its own market share in the field of
PVC applications. Despite the takeover, KITZMANN remains an independent company and
continues to be managed in equal parts by Dipl.-Ing.
Albrecht Gräfe and his son Dipl.-CEO Nico Gräfe. KITZMANN will continue to serve its customers from its Lengerich location. Previously active primarily in the German and neighboring European markets, Zeppelin Systems gives the company the backing it needs for global growth.