Grundfos Pumps is another of our most trusted pump manufacturers. They are currently the largest pump manufacturer in the world. Their headquarters are in Denmark and they employ more than 18,000 worldwide. Each year, the produce more than 12 million pumps. Their main focus is centrifugal pumps, submersible pumps and circulator pumps.
Grundfos is also a prolific manufacturer of electric motors. Some of these are for their own products, but they also produce electric motors separate from their pumps. They also manufacture controls and various other electronic pieces for pumps and pump-related systems.
Brief History of Grundfos Pumps
Grundfos was established in 1945 in Bjerringbro by the late Poul Due Jensen. When originally established, they were known as “The Bjerringbro Die-Casting and Machine Factory.” They would change names many times until 1967 when they decided upon the name Grundfos.
Before Mr Jensen died, he set up the Poul Due Jensen Foundation to run Grundfos. The Foundation owns 86% of Grundfos. The Jensen family owns 12% and the remaining 2% is owned by the employees.
The foundation’s only reason for existence is to foster the growth and sustainability of Grundfos. It runs as a non-profit, with all capital and profits being reinvested into the foundation. We know of maybe two other pump manufacturers in the world who spend as much money on research and development as Grundfos does.
Applications for Grundfos Pumps
Grundfos Pumps are extremely popular, especially in Australia. They are used for numerous gas, oil and mining applications. A lot of Grundfos Pumps end up in Western Australia and Queensland. The most popular pumps are SP submersible borehole pumps, booster sets, dosing pumps, wastewater pumps and end suction pumps.
Grundfos circulator pumps are used for heating and cooling in office buildings, homes and private residences. Grundfos also have pumps for the sewage, irrigation, water supply, pressure boosting, dosing, dewatering, fire fighting, solar pumping applications.
Grundfos pumps are used in just about every sector, from domestic, to commercial, to industry, to mining.
Call Pump Solutions Australasia Today
To learn more or to enquire about ordering Grundfos Pumps, call Pump Solutions Australasia today. We have the best customer service in the business and we will be glad to provide solutions for you. Call us today: 1300 793 418.