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PILLER Profile

Family business with tradition

Customized solutions and high quality

PILLER is a medium-sized company run by the Klostermann familiy.


We are a well-known and successful manufacturer of high-power blowers and compressors for the process industry.

Providing customized solutions at a high technical level, we meet the specific needs of different sectors, e.g. refineries, chemical and petrochemical industries, industrial furnace construction, general mechanical engineering, power plants and waste water treatment. With 350 employees worldwide, and our own subsidiaries and representative offices, PILLER supplies 85 percent of its products abroad.


Our management

The management board currently consists of Christoph Böhnisch and Stephan Merkel.


Managing Director

Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Christoph Böhnisch

Managing Director

Dipl.-Kfm. Stephan Merkel

Our top management

Head of Purchasing

Alexander Gerke

Head of Product Management

Thomas Groß

Head of Human Resources

Ass. jur. Simone Heidelberg

Chief Information Officer

Thomas Henzler

Head of Design

Dipl.-Ing.(FH) Philipp Kellner

Global Sales Director

Dr. rer. nat. Steffen Kuberczyk

Head of Project Management

Ulrich Kubitz

Head of Quality Management

Peter Lakemann

Head of Finance

Dipl.-Kfm. Stephan Merkel

Head of Production

Dipl. Ing. (FH) Timo Pässler

Head of Research & Development

Dipl.-Ing. Hans-Joachim Ring

Blower manufacturing in numbers

PILLER is the world's technology leader in high-power blowers and compressors. Whether employees, export share or subsidiaries – here are the most important facts and figures at a glance.

CompanyPiller Blowers & Compressors GmbH  
SiteMoringen, Germany  
SectorMachine Building  
PartnersFamily Bernd Klostermann  
Employees425 worldwide  
SubsidiariesPiller TSC Blower Corp., Schenectady/New York, USAPiller SEA Pte. Ltd., SingaporePiller Blowers & Compressors (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., China
Joint VentureSunteco Limited, KoreaPiller SUR Ventiladores e Compressores Ltda., BrazilPiller Global (India) PVT Ltd., India


Piller Blowers & Compressors GmbH, Moringen, GermanyPiller Blowers Technology (Taicang) Co., Ltd., China 

Export ratio

85 %  

Global blower manufacturing

Our subsidiaries

We want to offer the closest possible proximity to our customers directly on-site. This is why we are present through our international subsidiaries and joint ventures: Piller TSC Blower Corp.(Schenectady/New York, USA), Piller SEA Pte. Ltd. (Singapore), Piller BC Shanghai Ltd. (China), Piller SUR Ventiladores e Compressores Ltda. (Brazil) and Piller Global (India) PVT Ltd.

The future-oriented desire of the process industry for energy-efficient processes requires an intelligent use of energy and can be seen in a growing demand for our blowers for vapor recovery – to this end, we launched the powerful joint venture Sunteco Ltd. (Korea).

Manufacturing Quality since 1909

Our blowers are a family tradition

Anton Piller manufactured his first blowers in 1909 – the foundation of a lively company history. Today, PILLER is one of the world's sought-after providers of blowers and compressors.

The history of the company began in 1909. In Hamburg, company founder and namesake Anton Piller designed and produced blowers, generators and electric motors. After ten years, the engineer left the Hanseatic city and moved the company's headquarters to Osterode am Harz. The site of today's Piller Blowers & Compressors GmbH in Moringen was opened 30 years later as a branch office, and was

commenced its own path as an independent company in 1996. With newly gained independence, and the commitment of the families Englund and Klostermann, the company was able to develop into a successful global player for high-performance blowers and compressors.

2001 – Nils Englund and Bernd Klostermann buy the company. Englund is Managing Director. As a result, the company underwent organizational and financial restructuring with the aim of growing profitably on a sustained basis.
2008 - today – By establishing worldwide sales offices and joint ventures, PILLER created a global sales network. Today PILLER is present in the USA, Singapore, China, South Korea, Brazil and India.
2011 – Opening of the training center in Moringen; total area 700m². Our trainees will be encouraged and supported here in their occupational training. The training center also hosts internal and external training courses.
2012 – PILLER expands its German location in Moringen. Construction of a three-story office building and a production hall with an area of 1,750 square meters.
2013 – The company receives a new name: "Piller Industrieventilatoren GmbH" becomes "Piller Blowers & Compressors GmbH".
2014 – Expansion of the crane capacity up to 30 t.
2015 – In the course of investment measures, construction of the new outdoor storage area in Moringen.
2015 – Foundation of the production facility Piller Blowers Technology (Taicang) Co., Ltd. in China.
2016 – The new administration building at PILLER headquarters in Moringen is opened.
2019 – Following the retirement of Nils Englund, Christoph Böhnisch and Stephan Merkel take over the management. The new dual leadership is divided into the technical and commercial divisions. The Bernd Klostermann family remains exclusive partner.

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PILLER video – Insight into the production process

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