Flottweg is one of the worldwide leading solution providers in the field of mechanical separation technology. Our decanters, disc stack centrifuges and belt presses exclusively manufactured in Germany are the preconditions for high efficiency in production and outstanding quality of our customers’ end products. In the petrochemical, chemical, pharmazeutical and the food industry but also in the field of mining as well as in the environmental area for the treatment of waste water or oil sludges – Flottweg’s premium products and systems work successfully everywhere. Thousands of satisfied customers all around the world are our best reference. For more than 60 years Flottweg have been developing and producing decanter centrifuges, separators, belt presses, and systems considered extremely powerful and reliable. In many industrial areas, they handle key functions in the clarification of liquids, separation of liquid mixtures, and concentrating and dewatering.
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- Business Type:
- Industry Type:
- Water Filtration and Separation
- Market Focus:
- Globally (various continents)
- Year Founded:
- 10,000,000 - 100,000,000 €
As a family-owned company specializing in separation technology, we always have the measurable successes of the customers as our goal. We always know what users need and work with that knowledge daily to create the optimum solutions for our customers.
The continuity and stability of the Flottweg Group are of utmost importance. We invest in new technologies and products to stay a step ahead of the market at all times.
Success based on competence, responsibility and respect. These values determine our day-to-day work, the way we approach challenges, and how we conduct ourselves with our customers, business partners and colleagues.Competence
Our competence is the basis for the performance of our employees and thus for our success. As specialists in separation technology, we offer our customers solid advice in all applications to achieve the best solutions.Responsibility
Every employee should take responsibility for Flottweg with his or her actions. Each individual should always act as if Flottweg is his or her own company; customer orientation and cost awareness are paramount.Respect
Ethically correct and fair treatment of customers, business partners and colleagues are musts for us at all times. Respect generates a climate of esteem, fairness and recognition.Proud of our commitment
As a socially responsible company, Flottweg supports social institutions, education, science, sports, culture and the environment with both monetary donations and donations in kind.
No matter whether we are a company that takes on trainees, whether we are a sponsor or a member of an association: Flottweg‘s various forms of commitment have been awarded several times.
Since Flottweg was founded, our passion has been to design, plan, and build machines. Our passion for technology started with the manufacture of aircraft engines and motorcycles, and since 1956 has continued with the development and production of industrial centrifuges, belt presses, and systems.
We produce and develop our Flottweg Machines and Complete Solutions exclusively at our location in Vilsbiburg, Germany. All our decanter centrifuges, separators, belt presses, and systems are quality Made in Germany.
The centrifuges, belt presses, and systems are used in a wide variety of industrial sectors.Satisfied customers are our success
Flottweg has gathered a huge body of knowledge about separation technology over decades.
We use that knowledge every day for the success of our customers. Based on our technology and experience, we strive to offer the best solution on the market.
With our own Flottweg offices in Cologne and Leipzig, our customers in the German market have a contact on site at any time.
Globally, Flottweg offers competent consulting and quick, reliable customer service with 13 other subsidiaries and representatives in nearly every country in the world. Our sales and service stations stay in close contact with Flottweg Vilsbiburg to ensure short communication pathways while handling projects.The people behind the success
About 770 employees work at Flottweg in Germany. We pass our Flottweg Know-How down from generation to generation. Since 1946, we have our own teaching workshop at our headquarters in Vilsbiburg, in which our apprentices can learn their future careers in a practical setting.
Building careers in the company is more than just an interesting development opportunity for Flottweg. We see it as a clear challenge to everyone to bring their own knowledge, engagement, and personality into the company. Because our know-how and our employees always stand behind the success of our customers.
Our claim “Engineered for Your Success” expresses our brand promise in its briefest form. At Flottweg, we give our all to ensure our customers achieve measurably better results with us. Whether pursuing a goal of improving cost-effectiveness, increasing efficiency, achieving better process reliability or simply maximizing separation results. Ultimately, only one thing matters to us: the success of our customers.Our capabilities and our knowledge for your success
Promising our customers the best possible separation results means knowing the needs of each customer, each application and each Flottweg employee. Flottweg knows the factors our customers use to measure their success – and continues to learn more daily. We achieve this by working with motivated, engaged employees who identify with our goals and the goals of our customers. We create the conditions that make this possible by empowering our employees to achieve high performance.
In addition, we have:
- Top product quality made in Germany
- 60 years of experience in separation technology
- Comprehensive process and application knowledge
- Particularly robust machines
We are firmly convinced that the long-term stability and continuity of our company can only be ensured by the high quality of our products and processes.
The safety of our products and solutions is an essential component of our mechanical engineering philosophy. The application of guidelines and standards allows us to offer our customers maximum quality and safety and deliver optimal performance. This approach is the basis for the development of safe machines and plants when added to our years of experience and excellent engineering practices. All Flottweg products are designed and manufactured exclusively in Germany.
Quality management according to DIN EN ISO 9001: 2015
Our quality management system is certified by Lloyd's Register according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2015.
Our DIN EN ISO 9001:2015-compliant quality management system controls all significant procedures, processes, legal and official regulations, and state-of-the-art methods. In regular audits and management reviews, we use metrics to ensure the effectiveness of our QM system and the continuous improvement of our processes. Flottweg is certified by Lloyd's Register
Our health and safety policy is certified by Lloyd's Register according to ISO 45001
A healthy and motivated workforce plays a key role in Flottweg’s economic success. The ISO 45001 standard provides a framework to identify, to proactively minimize and to eliminate potential and existing risks within the workplace.
As an internationally active manufacturer of decanters, belt presses, separators and systems for solid-liquid separation, our primary goals are to protect the health of our employees and to ensure a safe working environment. We are committed to eliminating hazards and reducing the risk of accidents, injuries and work-related illness. To continuously improve our occupational health and safety management, we integrate health and safety management into our work processes.
The introduction of the role of “Authorized Economic Operator (AEO)“ is a key element of the EU security concept. Flottweg is an Authorized Economic Operator: Our AEO status assures you simplified customs conditions and therefore quicker expedition.
Flottweg is one of the worldwide leading solution providers in the field of mechanical separation technology. Our decanters, disc stack centrifuges and belt presses exclusively manufactured in Germany are the preconditions for high efficiency in production and outstanding quality of our customers’ end products.
Well-known companies, groups, and institutions all over the world use Flottweg Separation Technology. For many years, we have supported our customers in many applications and we work daily to make them even more successful.