ebm-papst – People’s Republic of China

From products and innovations realized from manufacturing and development centers, ebm-papst develops fans, motors and control solutions for the following applications: Refrigeration, Air-conditioning, Heating, Ventilation, Electronics, Telecommunications, Biological/medical, Automotive.

Our plant in Shanghai – Free Trade Zone WGQ
Our plant in Shanghai – Free Trade Zone WGQ

ebm-papst Ventilator (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. was founded in Shanghai in 1996. After that, in order to concentrate on production, ebm-papst Electrics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. was established at the end of 2000. These two companies were moved into the new plant location in March 2002. Currently, about 1,100 employees are working for ebm-papst in Shanghai, Beijing, Qingdao, Shenzhen, Xi'an, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Dalian, Jinan, Shenyang, Chengdu, Hefei, Xiamen, Wuhan, Hangzhou and Nanjing. In China, ebm-papst is offering a worldwide range of motors and fans, from 25mm compact fans up to 1600mm axial fans. Meanwhile, ebm-papst also promises to offer a customized fan solution for customers.

In 2012, the Asia Pacific Technology & Development Centre was established in ebm-papst China WaiGaoQiao Plant. And ebm-papst has the abilities to research, design and test in terms of electronics, motors and aerodynamics and supply better services to local customers. The laboratory covers area with more than 1000 square meters including 750 sqm testing laboratory and 400 electronics R&D area. All the testing equipments reach the standard of German headquarters. 1) Air Performance Tests: according ISO 5801 and AMCA 210-07, fan size 40mm to 1.3m, airflow from 0,8m³/h to 60.000m³/h (3000Pa), power consumption of the test samples to 12KW. 2) Acoustic Tests, in a semi-anechoic room with sound-reflecting floor, according EN ISO 3745, determination of sound pressure and sound power levels, according EN ISO 3744 and ISO 13347-3, basic sound pressure level 20 dB(A), usable for frequencies from 80Hz to 20kHz. 3) Temperature and Torque Tests, torque test of the motor as a separate test and parallel at the air performance test, temperature test of the complete fan in customer unit or fan alone for localization of components. 4) Environmental and Testing, climate test from -40°C up to 150°C, salt fog test for Bellcore Standards, water protection tests, dust and Contaminant protection tests. 5) Electronic Development, development and verification of electronic layouts, software and localized components according CCC and EN standards. Circuits & electronics for motors, customer specific applications & system level solutions. The tests cover the environmental conditions of the real application, so we perform EMC-tests and climate tests for worst case conditions.

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Rooted in ebm, PAPST and mvl, today, ebm-papst with rich traditions is the worldwide specialist of customer-oriented ventilation solutions and customized products.