Our technology. Your success.

“KSB is the brand with the greatest technical expertise in pumps and valves.” This approach means that KSB employees are close to customers on all continents, providing them with pumps and valves for almost all applications involving the transportation of fluids. A comprehensive range of services rounds off this customer-focused portfolio.

KSB has been growing continuously since it was founded in 1871. Today the Group is a leading international manufacturer of pumps and valves and has a presence on all continents with its own sales and marketing companies, manufacturing facilities and service operations. More than 16,000 employees generate annual consolidated sales revenue of over two billion euros.

Fields of application for KSB products

KSB supplies equipment for the following applications

  • Building services
  • Process engineering
  • Waste water treatment
  • Water transport
  • Energy conversion
  • Solids transport

KSB products are used to transport or shut off fluids, including

  • Clean or contaminated water
  • Aggressive and explosive fluids
  • Corrosive and viscous fluids
  • Fluid/solid mixtures and slurries


KSB’s business activities are focused on achieving sustainable, profitable growth to ensure the long-term financial independence of the Group. KSB’s social responsibility to its employees and society is one of the foundations of the company’s activities.


The activities of KSB’s in-house research centres focus on the following areas:

  • Hydraulics
  • Sealing technology
  • Materials
  • Production technology
  • Automation

Key financial figures for 2014


Order Intake

€ 2,321.2 million

Sales revenue

€ 2,181.7 million

Earnings (before taxes)

€ 72.6 million

Employees (31 Dec.)


Applications for KSB products

KSB pumps and valves are used in applications where fluids need to be transported or reliably shut off. KSB Service ensures the availability and energy-efficient operation of plants.

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Improve energy efficiency with KSB pump systems

Energy is expensive – so operators of industrial plants are under pressure to cut down on energy usage. Modern pump systems and KSB’s integrated energy efficiency approach can help them achieve this goal.

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KSB locations worldwide

With production plants, sales offices and agents as well as service centres on five  continents, KSB is always close to its customers.

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Shared values and behaviours shape the KSB culture

KSB values a vibrant corporate culture in which shared values and behaviours facilitate collaboration. They shape the work of KSB employees and the way they act and interact with customers and other partners.

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Foundations for a successful future: strategy, organisation and values

KSB aims to continue to offer the best solutions worldwide in the future. based on its organisational structure which is tailored to meet the requirements of the Group strategy and reflects the values of its corporate culture.

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Good corporate governance across all areas of the company

Responsible corporate governance and controlling have traditionally ranked highly at KSB. The Board of Management and the Supervisory Board of KSB work closely together in accordance with the principles of good coporate governance.

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The core values of the KSB brand

Customers around the world trust in the expertise of the KSB Group. The KSB brand stands for excellent quality, expert consulting and maximum reliability.

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Technology that makes its mark

Wherever fluids need to be transported, controlled or shut off, customers worldwide trust our expertise as valve and pump manufacturers.

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