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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

Play the video and gain an insight into our production! What workstations are there? Which high-end machines are used? How is work carried out and in which way is quality ensured?