The EKATO GROUP companies offer optimized mixing technology, from modular, robust, and rapidly available industrial agitators over individual solutions for reactor agitators in sophisticated mixing processes up to complete process plants including automation. At the state-of-the-art research and development center in Schopfheim, EKATO offers engineering services from process development to process optimization to make customer processes and mixing procedures more reliable and efficient. During its 80-year history, the family owned company has become a world market leader in stirring and mixing technology.

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Hohe-Flum-Str. 37 , Schopfheim , 79650 Germany

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Industry Type:
Water Aeration and Mixing
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

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In the past 80 years EKATO has developed to world market leader in mixing technology and offers today optimized mixing technologies for all process-oriented industries.

EKATO has been family-owned since its founding in 1933 and is represented worldwide with subsidiaries in Europe, Asia, Australia, South America, South Africa and the USA as well as a network of trading partners.

At the ultramodern research and development center at EKATO headquarters, more than 1,000 m2 of laboratories and testing facilities are available for an analysis of customer processes.


Development and manufacture of customized industrial agitators, complete plants and seals for the process industry.


Employees > 700 worldwide

Turnover approx. 160 million euro

Export > 85%

R&D quote approx. 7%

Trainees 7%