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 market standards. These developments range from electronically controlled EC fans, to aerodynamic improvements to fan blades, to resource-conserving selection of materials, including biomaterials. In the fiscal year 2014/15, the company achieved sales of just under €1.6 billion. ebm-papst employs approximately 12,000 people at 18 factories (including in Germany, China and the USA) and in 57 sales offices and distribution centers worldwide. Fans and motors from the world market leader are used in many industries, including ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration technology, household appliances, heating systems, IT and telecommunications, as well as automotive and commercial vehicle technology applications.