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Specialist fan supplier to the shipbuilding industry, WITT has grown over the past to one of the world`s leading supplier for fans.

General information

Company profile

Established in 1945 as a specialist fan supplier to the German shipbuilding industry (Navy + Merchant ships), WITT has grown over the past 75 years to become one of the world’s leading suppliers of industrial high-performance fan technology and associated noise and vibration control. WITT is characterized by its customer focus, tailor-made solutions and strong engineering approach.

WITT’s well proven expertise in axial and centrifugal fan manufacture has made the Company a market leader in many specialized sectors. In addition to commercial and naval shipbuilding, WITT supplies highly efficient fans for tunnel ventilation, nuclear power plants, offshore facilities, industrial processes as well as customers in the environmental sector.

WITT has about 130 highly sophisticated employees. The annual revenue is about 25 Million Euro per year.

Products & Services

We offer one of the most comprehensive industrial fan ranges of any manufacturer in the world. The selection can be done for both 50 and 60 cycles for axial and centifugal fans.

The Witt & Sohn fan design approach offers multiple impellers for each fan type allowing the most economical arrangement to be confidently selected. Even if applications necessitate change, a different impeller can in most cases be used without having to change the whole fan.

Virtually all possible working points with a volume flow rate from 100 m3/h up to 1,000,000 m3/h and pressure increases from 100 Pa up to 50,000 Pa can be offered with direct drive and the highest efficiency.

The continued exposure to applications with the highest performance requirements such as nuclear power plants, naval ships, chemical installations etc. we has enabled to gain extensive experience with all kinds of materials. Mild steel, aluminium and various speciality steels are used as standard, although more unusual materials

References and export activities

The Company is active in over 60 countries worldwide. With state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Germany, UK and Switzerland, a joint venture in India, participations in a Swedish fan company as well as licensed manufacturing in Canada, in addition to a network of agents, WITT is able to supply products all over the world. About 85% of products are exported outside Germany.

Target group

Navy and Merchant Shipbuilding such as Shipyards, HVAC companies, Designers

Competitive advantages

Taylor made equipment to suit clients requirement, highest effencies grades, shock and vibration tested products, huge references, low noise values, perfect selection to give you the best choice.

Incredible reference list.

More than 1.000 Navy Vessels
More than 100 Submarines
More than 20.000 ships
More than 80.000 Industry Projects
More than 1.300 Tunnels
More than 120 metro projects
More than 90 Nuclear Power Plants

Ideal Business Partners

We are interested in a long term relationship.

If you are not only interested in fans but also in a joint exchange about the perfect solution for your application, a long-term, trusting cooperation will develop.

We are experts in
– energy efficient fans
– low noise (structure borne noise, airborne noise) construction
– shock proofed fans
– small dimension

Company information

Company name

Witt & Sohn AG


Ziegeleiweg 38

Zip code






Internet / Website

Contact person




Kai Lindenau


Director Sales

Personal E-Mail

Phone / Mobile

+49 4101 7007 44


English, Deutsch


Project List

GAB USA 2023 Maritime Wirtschaft und Schiffbau

Projects WebSite

GAB USA 2023 Maritime Wirtschaft und Schiffbau



Fans, Ventilators, Blowers, Axial Fan, Centifugal Fan, Mixed Flow Fans, HVAC, Ventilation