ebm-papst Opens New Plant in the US with Evans as Design-build Partner
ARTICLE SOURCES – ebm-papst and Johnson City Press
TELFORD, TN (November 10, 2022) – After only 12 months of construction, Evans General contractors delivers new production plant for ebm‑papst to produce highly energy-efficient fans and motors. The 59-year-old family-owned company headquartered in Mulfingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany has operated in the US since 1980, however, the Telford plant represents the first major new building constructed by ebm-papst in North America since 1998.
Dr. Klaus Geißdörfer, CEO (Chairman of the Executive Management Board) of the ebm‑papst Group, emphasizes the importance of the new plant in the US for the corporate group “ebm‑papst has a long tradition in the American market. We have been developing, producing, and distributing energy-efficient fans and motors for the North American market from Farmington (Connecticut) since 1980. With the expansion of our business activities in Telford, we are strengthening our presence in the important American future market for sustainable refrigeration, air conditioning, and ventilation applications.”
The grand opening of the 177,000 SF building in the Washington County Industrial Park will help the German company to better meet challenges brought by the planet’s changing environmental, economic and political climates.
“Every fan made here helps to protect the climate,” said Geißdörfer.
Mark Shiring, CEO of ebm‑papst USA commented “With our new production plant, we, as an innovation leader, especially for energy-efficient fan solutions, are responding to the increasing market demand for energy-efficient and intelligent solutions in North America. With the expanded capacities on site, we can guarantee our customers fast delivery times in the future. We will successively establish and strengthen our supply chain in America, thus making us globally independent.”
Thomas Wagner, ebm-papst’s global chief operating officer, said the company expects its new plant in Telford “to drive our growth in North America.” He said, having the facility up and running in Washington County will allow the company to better meet the needs of a growing demand in the US for its low-emission fans and related components adding that the plant is expected to meet the company’s goal of “zero emissions” by 2030.
ebm‑papst expects continuous growth in America. The new plant offers the possibility of further expansion stages to produce EC motors. Evans is building for ebm-papst’s now. Here for them always.