Pfeiffer Vacuum

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Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG
Traded as FWBPFV
Industry Manufacturing, technology
Founded Wetzlar, Germany (1890 (1890))
Founder Arthur Pfeiffer
Headquarters Aßlar, Germany
Products Vacuum pumps, measurement and components

Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG is a German manufacturer of vacuum pumps.[1] It is headquartered in Aßlar in Germany with 70% of the total production catering to the export market.

In July 1996 the company was listed on the NYSE and in April 1998 on the TecDAX. Due to low trading volumes, it was de-listed from the NYSE in October 2007.[2]


Export Ratio: approx. 70% (estimated), Stock Exchange Listings: Deutsche Börse, Prime Standard/TecDAX, Accounting: IFRS, Capital Stock: €25,261 thousand, Cash and Cash Equivalents: €108,293 thousand, Equity Ratio: 59%, Net Sales: €519,509 thousand, Operating Profit: €61,777 thousand, [3]

Shareholder Structure[edit]

Estimated regional split of the Pfeiffer Vacuum Shareholder Structure: 40% in Europe, 30% in the USA, 25% in Germany (thereof about 5 pp are held by Management and private Investors), 5% in Asia.


  1. ^ "Turbo Pump goes from atmosphere to high-vacuum". ThomasNet Industrial Newsroom. 2005-08-25. Retrieved 2009-03-18. 
  2. ^ "Bayer latest to delist from NYSE to cut costs". Reuters. 2007-08-05. Retrieved 2009-03-18. 
  3. ^ Annual Report 2011

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