Key dates and technical milestones - a success story

The experiences of yesterday are valuable. They make KSB successful today and strengthen the company for the challenges of tomorrow

  1. 1896

    Great Britain becomes home to KSB’s first subsidiary outside Germany.

  2. 1890

    1890 UNA-Pumpen

    Production of UNA pumps is started. This steam- or belt-driven, double-acting plunger pump with just a single (lat. "una") gland packing is characterized by high reliability and a long service life.

  3. 1887

    1887 Johannes Klein

    KSB becomes a public limited company (“AG”), with Johannes Klein at its head.

  4. 1871

    1871 Patent

    Johannes Klein receives a patent on his newly-invented "boiler feed apparatus". Together with Friedrich Schanzlin and Jakob Becker, he founds the company "Frankenthaler Maschinen- & Armatur-Fabrik Klein, Schanzlin & Becker" to manufacture boiler feed equipment and valves.

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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.