PFEIFER Group of companies

Lifting. Securing. Connecting. These three words describe everything that motivates PFEIFER. As a group of companies. As a supplier of solutions to the most demanding tasks in cable structures and rockfall protection as well as in wire rope, lifting and construction technology. Our thoughts, research and actions revolve around these three words – and have done so for generations. 

  • Divisions and Business units

    The business activities of the PFEIFER group of companies are concentrated on eight business units, which are combined into four independent divisions:

    Rope & Lifting division with the business units:

    Rope application technology

    Attachment and lashing equipment

    Lifting technology

    Rope Technology division with the business units:

    Elevator products

    Mining and industry ropes PFEIFER DRAKO

    Structures division with the business units:

    Cable structures

    Rockfall protection products

    Building Systems division with the business unit:

    Connecting and lifting systems

  • Headquarters

    PFEIFER is rooted in Memmingen.
    And at home in the world.

    PFEIFER’s headquarters are in Memmingen. The family and the company have been closely connected with the development of the town and region for over 430 years.
  • PFEIFER worldwide
    The PFEIFER Group is represented worldwide by its operative companies.
    Closeness to our customers is one of PFEIFER’s greatest strengths.
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  • Data & facts

    PFEIFER is an internationally operative group of companies. Our business purpose leads us along the value creation chain of rope and lifting technology, connecting and lifting systems and cable structures – directly to our customers' application tasks. Worldwide near you.

    About half of our turnover today is earned abroad. From the individually ready-made crane rope to the cable-supported roof constructions of World Cup Stadia. On all continents.

    Around 1,700 employees work every day to make sure that PFEIFER keeps its promises. In 19 countries in Europe, in North America and the Middle and Far East. On all building sites, in all projects.

    • Holding company: PFEIFER Holding GmbH & Co. KG
    • Headquarters & head office in Memmingen, Germany
    • 36 operative companies in 19 countries
    • 3 parent companies with 4 divisions and 8 business units
    • 1579 first mentioned in documents
    • Family-run in the 12th generation
    • Around 1,700 employees
    • Years of service: over 40 % longer than 10 years
    • Over 25 nationalities
    • Around 10 % apprenticeship quota at the Memmingen headquarters
    • Annual turnover in 2019 consolidated: around EUR 300 million
    • Around 30 % business share abroad
    • 6 production plants in Memmingen (Germany), Mülheim (Germany), Breslau (Poland), Changshu (China), Shanghai (China) and Dallas (USA)
  • Certificates

    ISO 9001:2015

  • Brochures

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