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KSB is a leading supplier of pumps, valves and related systems.

These are used in a large variety of applications ranging from building services, industry and water transport to waste water treatment and power plant processes.

Founded in Frankenthal, Germany, in 1871, the company has a presence on all continents with its own sales and marketing organisations, manufacturing facilities and service operations. KSB employs more than 15,000 people.

The company also has 170 service centres and over 3,000 service staff to provide inspection, maintenance and repair services worldwide.

The success of the company is founded on innovative technology that is the fruit of its own research and development activities. KSB’s research centres focus their efforts on hydraulics, materials technology and the automation of pumps and valves. Excellent efficiencies, energy-saving motors as well as equipment for the control and monitoring of system components ensure high overall energy efficiency.

Founding year1871
Headquarters Frankenthal (Pfalz), Germany
Type of companyKSB SE & Co. KGaA
Employees 15,713
Companies 83
Service sites170
Order intake€ 2,303.5 million
Sales revenue€ 2,245.9 million
Earnings (before taxes)€ 74,7 million

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KSB products are used to transport or shut off fluids.

This particularly applies to:

  • Clean or contaminated water
  • Aggressive and explosive fluids
  • Corrosive and viscous fluids
  • Fluid/solid mixtures and slurries
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Wherever fluids need to be transported, controlled or shut off, customers worldwide trust our expertise as valve and pump manufacturers.


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Discover the world of fluid transport that KSB makes possible with its pumps, valves and service offerings. Read about the projects KSB is involved in. Where are KSB products in operation around the world? What challenges does KSB tackle every day?

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