Headquartered in Bjerringbro, Denmark, the Grundfos Group, since its founding in 1945, has grown into a leading pump manufacturer with a global presence. With its 2016 sales revenues at 25.6 billion Danish krone, the company are operating 83 companies in 56 countries; its 17,942-strong workforce are producing over 17 million pumps each year. Over the past 73 years, Grundfos has been dedicating itself to the advancement of pump and related products and technologies and endeavoured to provide all-round solutions to clients.
Since its formally entrance into the Chinese market in 1995, Grundfos has established one holding company, 2 sales companies, 1 concept store, 22 offices, 4 production operations, and one R&D center, employing the staff of around 1,600 and generating annual sales exceeding 2.8 billion RMB, as its products are widely used in construction, industry, infrastructure, regional heating supply, and water utility. Besides the Chinese mainland, Grundfos China is also responsible for the markets of Hong Kong SAR.
Grundfos has been the world’s first pump company to be awarded the ISO9001 certification and has met the ISO14001 environmental standards. Besides, it has been the first foreign company recognized by China’s energy conservation standards for clean-water centrifugal pumps and has for years been a leading supplier to the country’s government agencies.
In 2007 Grundfos’ China R&D Center was set up in Suzhou. As the group’s second largest R&D facility, it is staffed by some 80 talented engineers from China and Denmark, who focus on innovations for environment-friendliness and energy efficiency. Joining forces with higher educational institutions, the researchers bends their efforts to pursuing ingenuity and energy conservation in product design and functionality for the specific needs of the Chinese market.
To date Grundfos has been a supplier for such prestigious projects as 2008 Beijing Olympic Pavilions (such as "Bird's Nest" stadium and "Water Cube" pool), the Great Hall of the People, National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) in Beijing, and the World Financial Center, 2010 World Expo Axle and Pavilions, Expansion of the Hongqiao Airport, Disney Resort, National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai, etc.