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Feb 13, 2018 EC Plug Fans in AHU Applications Best Practice Guide

ebm-papst A&NZ has published a ‘Best Practice’ guide for EC plug fans being used in AHU applications.

Feb 01, 2018 New 5-year warranty for ebm-papst EC fans

In a bid to provide competent and timely local support, ebm-papst A&NZ has been investing heavily in its people and facilities to better service its customers in Australia and New Zealand. In order to build on this strength, the company has decided to further grow its local capabilities and support.

Dec 19, 2017 2017/18 Festive Season Closure dates

Detailed information on ebm-papst A&NZ office and National Distribution Centre closure dates.

Dec 06, 2017 Centre of Excellence Launch Event at ebm-papst A&NZ Melbourne

As a global company acting locally, ebm-papst A&NZ invests in its people and its customers in Australia and New Zealand. The recent construction of a new Centre of Excellence, located at our head office in Melbourne, enables us to grow our local service capabilities.

Nov 19, 2017 Red Dot awarded to AxiBlade

ebm-papst A&NZ is pleased to announce that AxiBlade was chosen as a winner of a Red Dot Award for product design in the category of ‘Industrial equipment, machinery and automation’.

Nov 14, 2017 Construction Commences for ebm-papst A&NZ’s Centre of Excellence

ebm-papst A&NZ places great importance on being able to expand their capability in customer service and support to Australian and New Zealand customers.

Oct 17, 2017 New Zealand’s inaugural GreenDay a success

ebm-papst A&NZ launched its first New Zealand GreenDay on 11 October at Manukau Institute of Technology, Auckland.

Oct 06, 2017 ebm-papst A&NZ in the Running for two AIRAH Awards

ebm-papst A&NZ have been named as finalists in this year’s AIRAH awards in two categories. The prestigious awards recognise individuals, companies, research projects and products who have significantly contributed to Australia’s HVAC&R industry.

Sep 25, 2017 Regulations on Fan Measures - NCC Section J

ebm-papst recently attended an AIRAH Future HVAC event, where Tom Balme of Energy Action presented on proposed fan and pump-system measures for NCC2019. Read more on the changes to NCC Section J.

Sep 20, 2017 2017 New Zealand GreenDay

ebm-papst is hosting its 2017 New Zealand GreenDay on the 11th of October at the Pasifika Centre, in the North Campus of Manukau Institute of Technology, Auckland.

Sep 11, 2017 Inaugural Sydney GreenDay a sustainable success for ebm-papst A&NZ and TAFE Ultimo

Sustainability in HVAC – this was the focus topic of the inaugural Sydney GreenDay in late July. Jointly organised by ebm-papst A&NZ and TAFE Ultimo, speakers from government and industry shared their knowledge on what it means to drive HVAC industry innovation through upgrade projects and supporting policies. It was held at TAFE Ultimo’s historic Turner Hall.

Aug 08, 2017 Thomas Heine of ebm-papst A&NZ selected as finalist in 2017 CCN HVACR Leadership Award

The Sustainability Leader in HVACR award recognises the leadership demonstrated by an individual in pioneering or championing an outstanding initiative, project or program in sustainability or developing a sustainable product.

Jun 20, 2017 First Sydney GreenDay a joint event for ebm-papst and TAFE Ultimo

What drives sustainability in HVAC&R? Together with TAFE Ultimo, ebm-papst A&NZ is attempting to uncover this topic at the upcoming GreenDay in Sydney. The event will take place from 8am to 2pm on Thursday 27 July 2017.

May 23, 2017 Axial fans for high-performance evaporators

The axial fan family for evaporators – "AxiCool" from ebm-papst – has new members. The new sizes – 500, 630 and 800 – are designed with high-performance evaporators and air coolers in the commercial and industrial cooling sectors in mind. They are ideal for use in large cold storage facilities and the refrigerated warehouses and production rooms used in the food processing and food industries.

May 19, 2017 Gas blower for large-scale applications up to two megawatts

For applications requiring decentralized heating solutions

May 04, 2017 ebm-papst A&NZ leading the way in CSR in Australia and New Zealand

For the second year in a row ebm-papst A&NZ was ranked in the Top 10 companies in Australia as a part of the Australian Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (ACCSR)’s Annual Review of the State of CSR in Australia and New Zealand 2017. The report was presented and top-ranked companies were awarded at a breakfast this morning in Melbourne.

May 04, 2017 TTM-07: Back to the basics – fan laws

An introduction to fan laws and where they can be used.

Apr 18, 2017 Decreasing electricity bills at Atherton Supa IGA

Atherton Supa IGA became the first supermarket installation of the new, highly efficient AC AxiBlade fans in Australia

Apr 18, 2017 Compact energy saving fan with diagonal impeller

Fans in refrigerated and deep-freeze cabinets are operated almost continuously, so they offer especially large potential energy savings. EC fans, with proven energy-savings are now available from ebm-papst with a diagonal impeller for especially tight spaces, such as the rear walls of refrigerated display cases.

Apr 12, 2017 Sales conference 2017 – empowering ebm-papst A&NZ staff

Across March 29th and 30th 2017, the biannual sales conference for ebm-papst technical and sales staff was held at the subsidiary’s head office in Melbourne’s West.

Mar 24, 2017 2017 HVAC&R Trade Exhibition, New Zealand

The ebm-papst A&NZ team is getting ready for the annual 2017 HVAC&R Trade Exhibition at the ASB Showgrounds in Auckland this May.

Jan 24, 2017 ebm-papst and Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport continuing partnership into new season

With the first race of the 2017 Formula OneTM season just over a month away, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport recently announced their driver line up for the coming season. However, the change of driver does not mean a change in cooling solutions.

Jan 15, 2017 Centrifugal fans for extreme applications

Fan specialist ebm-papst has developed a patented membrane that protects electronic components in fans against corrosion that causes malfunctions – even in environments subject to frequent fluctuations in temperature and humidity. The fans are used primarily in IT and telecommunications applications.

Dec 21, 2016 ebm-papst A&NZ Christmas closure dates

ebm-papst A&NZ’s offices and National Distribution Centre will be closed during the festive season period from 2pm Friday 23 December 2016 to Sunday 08 January 2017 (no dispatches or deliveries on 23 December).

Nov 28, 2016 EC fan upgrade at Balwyn IGA Steals the Show at 2016 AIRAH Awards

Sydney, November 2016. A major refurbishment at Boccaccio Cellars IGA in Balwyn, VIC was recently honoured with the HVAC&R industry’s main recognition, an AIRAH Award. The refurbishment saw the store footprint double in size, with a 60% increase in low temperature refrigeration sales capacity, and a 380% increase in medium temperature refrigeration sales capacity.

Nov 15, 2016 Stefan Brandl is to become CEO of ebm-papst

The shareholders of the ebm-papst Group, market and technology leader for fans and motors, have appointed Stefan Brandl (48) as Chairman of the Board of Directors. He will officially take up his post on January 1, 2017. As COO, Thomas Wagner is to continue until then as spokesman for the Board of Directors of the corporate group.

Oct 31, 2016 TTM-05: The Importance of Anti-Vibration Mounts to Avoid Resonance in Fan Systems

TTM-05: The Importance of Anti-Vibration Mounts to Avoid Resonance in Fan Systems

Oct 21, 2016 Discovering Australia - Katharina's internship at ebm-papstA&NZ

21-year-old international Business Administration student Katharina Fritz from Germany has recently completed a three-month internship at the ebm-papst A&NZ head office in Melbourne. As a member of the ebm-papst Group, the Australian subsidiary tries to support young people in their quest to gain international business and life experience.

Oct 10, 2016 MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS completes the triple

With a successful race in Japan, the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula OneTM Team can celebrate winning the 2016 FIA Formula OneTM Constructors’ World Championship*. In the third year of the partnership, Team Partner ebm-papst extends its congratulations on the Team’s third consecutive title.

Oct 08, 2016 Around the Bay with ebm-papst A&NZ

Another year, another ride! ebm-papst A&NZ have once again participated as a team in Melbourne’s iconic ”Ride around the Bay” cycling event to raise funds for Engineers Without Borders Australia (EWB).

Sep 27, 2016 Energy-saving EC centrifugal blowers with high power density

ebm-papst has developed a new series of EC centrifugal blowers in the size range from 160 to 250mm. In comparison to conventional AC designs, these new fans in compact design are considerably more energy-efficient and have a higher power density, achieving an airflow of approximately 3,300 m³/h with a start-up time of only 3 to 4 seconds.

Aug 15, 2016 ebm-papst A&NZ supporting Engineers Without Borders at Ride Around the Bay

ebm-papst are once again taking part in Melbourne’s iconic “Ride Around the Bay” to raise funds for Engineers Without Borders. The ride will take place on Sunday 9 October 2016. As in previous years, a large team of ebm-papst A&Z staff, friends and family is participating in the ride.

Aug 08, 2016 TTM-04: The relationship of system efficiency and speed control using VSDs vs. EC motors

In an effort to reduce energy consumption, variable airflow is utilised in many HVAC&R applications. This can be achieved in different ways. This technical article investigates the use of induction motors with Variable Frequency Variable Voltage (VVVF) drives, also called Variable Speed Drives (VSDs) and EC direct-drive motors. Significant energy savings can be achieved in a variable torque application such as fans and pumps utilising affinity laws (power laws).

Aug 01, 2016 Axial fans for high-performance evaporators

The axial fan family for evaporators – "AxiCool" from ebm-papst – has new members. The new sizes – 500, 630 and 800 – are designed with high-performance evaporators and air coolers in the commercial and industrial cooling sectors in mind. They are ideal for use in large cold storage facilities and the refrigerated warehouses and production rooms used in the food processing and food industries.

Jul 19, 2016 ebm-papst A&NZ ranked in Australian CSR top 10

ebm-papst A&NZ were recently ranked among the top 10 companies with the highest CSR capabilities in Australia. The results are part of a longitudinal research project conducted by the Australian Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (ACCSR).

Jul 18, 2016 ebm-papst A&NZ proudly sponsoring 18-year-old elite cyclist Holly White

ebm-papst A&NZ have recently taken up sponsorship of up-and-coming New Zealand track cyclist Holly White. The decision to support Holly was an easy one, with the 18-year-old being Sharon Clay’s niece, who is the ebm-papst New Zealand Sales Manager.

Jun 09, 2016 ebm-papst A&NZ inducted into Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame

On 9 June 2016, ebm-papst A&NZ was inducted into the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame as part of the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards.

Jun 07, 2016 Another year of record revenue at ebm-papst

Technology leader for fans and motors grows 7.0% to €1.680 billion, employs over 12,550 people worldwide.

May 30, 2016 ebm-papst crowned best large stand at ARBS 2016

ebm-papst A&NZ have again exhibited their newest air-movement solutions at ARBS, the major Australian Air-Conditioning, Refrigeration and Building Services show. The display of all-new developments convinced the ARBS jury, with ebm-papst being honoured with the ‘Best Large Custom Stand‘ award.

May 30, 2016 EC centrifugal fans for clean rooms

Tougher product quality requirements call for production in clean or ultra-clean rooms. Even the slightest impurities in the air can compromise production processes and lead to high reject rates. Air supplies for such production environments need to be as free as possible from dust or germs. The RadiCal centrifugal fans from ebm papst are ideal for such applications.

Apr 21, 2016 ebm-papst A&NZ selected finalist in Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame

The Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame celebrates excellence in manufacturing and ebm-papst A&NZ has been selected as finalist in the category “Company Induction”.

Apr 21, 2016 Experience Innovation. Air-movement solutions at ARBS 2016.

ebm-papst A&NZ are again exhibiting their newest air-movement solutions at ARBS, the major Australian Air-Conditioning, Refrigeration and Building Services show. The display of all-new developments will once again push the boundaries in terms of efficiency, quietness and building integration.

Mar 28, 2016 ebm-papst A&NZ expands Melbourne warehouse

The company wants to be able to better support their growing customer demand and to be able to respond to serve their local markets better. Construction of the new part of the warehouse has started in March and is expected to be finished by May 2016.

Mar 17, 2016 GreenDay provides platform for sharing knowledge on sustainable HVAC

The second open ebm-papst A&NZ GreenDay has recently taken place at Box Hill Institute’s Integrated Technology Hub in Melbourne.

Feb 21, 2016 Discovering the ‘Australian Way of Life’: intern Lukas’ time at ebm-papst A&NZ

18-year-old Lukas Schaefer has recently completed a two-month internship at the ebm-papst A&NZ head office in Melbourne. As a member of the ebm-papst Group, the Australian subsidiary tries to support young people in their quest to gain international work and life experience. Here is a summary of Lukas’ time in Australia.

Feb 11, 2016 Pleasant climate in MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS paint shop

An air conditioning upgrade is helping to make work quieter and more pleasant for employees in the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula OneTM Team’s paint shop in Brackley, UK – and has reduced energy consumption by 64 percent.

Jan 13, 2016 ebm-papst buys electronics specialist IKOR

The ebm-papst Group, the world market leader in fans and motors, acquired a majority shareholding in Spanish electronics specialist IKOR on 1 January 2016. In doing so, the technology company with its headquarters in Mulfingen (Baden-Wurttemberg) is boosting its competence in the field developing and manufacturing electronics. Moreover, the acquisition is set to strengthen its market position in North America and China, among others.

Jan 03, 2016 Technical Report: Measurements by Dresden's Institute for Air Handling and Refrigeration

Leading the way: The new RadiPac, our highly integrated plenum fan system, is the new standard for air handlers, as confirmed by ILK Dresden*.

Dec 20, 2015 Next ebm-papst GreenDay to take place at Box Hill Institute

The next ebm-papst A&NZ GreenDay will take place in the morning of 26 February 2016 at Box Hill Institute’s Integrated Technology Hub in Melbourne. Consultants, facility managers, contractors, business owners, HVAC apprentices, and TAFE teachers and students are invited to attend this educational day.

Dec 06, 2015 Fan Coil Retrofit for noise reduction and efficiency improvement

Glenn Shreeves and his team from Deco contracting retrofitted the ebm-papst A&NZ training room in Melbourne with ebm-papst high-efficiency EC fans. By doing this the fan power consumption dropped by 60%.

Nov 29, 2015 New generation EC plug fans for ventilation systems now available

The technology for centrifugal fans used in ventilation systems has advanced continually in recent years. The change is driven by growing demands from users, particularly with respect to control and efficient use of energy. Regulations such as Europe’s ErP (energy-related products) directive and Australia’s MEPS (Minimum Energy Performance Standards) have raised awareness of this issue considerably.

Nov 16, 2015 Fan System Replacements In HVAC Equipment To Improve Energy Use

Accounting for up to 50% of the energy consumed in Australian buildings, fans are the major contributor of energy used in air conditioning and ventilation systems (HVAC). Therefore the specification of high efficiency fans and fan upgrade projects provides a huge opportunity to significantly reduce energy consumption.

Oct 14, 2015 ebm-papst A&NZ takes part in Melbourne's iconic bike ride

22 people joined team ebm-papst to raise funds for Engineers Without Borders in Ride Around the Bay

Sep 17, 2015 ebm-papst builds new 38,000m2 distribution center in Germany

Company breaks ground to expand presence in Gemany’s south. The new building, which is expected to cost around €36 million, is to be a logistics center that will dispatch the fan manufacturer’s high-tech products to its customers all over the world.

Sep 13, 2015 IGA store upgrades: power and noise savings and happy neighbours

The owners of IGA stores in San Remo and Balwyn turned a mandatory upgrade into a financial win. The installation of new condensers with AxiTop EC fans from ebm-papst proved to be a great success for two supermarket owners as well as the residences nearby.

Sep 01, 2015 ebm-papst A&NZ crowned Business of the Year at Wyndham Business Awards

On Friday ebm-papst A&NZ were awarded with the Wyndham Business Awards. The company was not only awarded in their category, Manufacture Small, but were also selected the overall winner, Business of the Year.

Aug 18, 2015 Working with TAFE in the name of fan efficiency

ebm-papst A&NZ have recently provided Sydney’s Ultimo College with training units to support the school’s air-conditioning and refrigeration students. The units will help the teachers provide hands-on education on EC motor technology and its associated benefits.

Aug 13, 2015 ebm-papst A&NZ Finalist in Wyndham Business Awards

ebm-papst A&NZ have been selected as a finalist in the 2015 Wyndham Business Awards in the category Manufacture Small. This the 21st anniversary of the Wyndham Business Awards and a highly anticipated and well supported event for the Wyndham business community.

Jul 23, 2015 First open GreenDay 2015 was a great success

Our first open GreenDay provided a networking and information opportunity for Melbourne-based small to medium enterprises, with room to exchange ideas that help grow business and protect the environment.

Jul 09, 2015 Invitation to experience the AgriCool shed ventilation system

AgriCool Product Launch Event in Sydney on 5 August 2015.

Jul 08, 2015 This Fan edition 13 is now available

The This Fan catalogue edition 13 has recently been published by ebm-papst A&NZ. It is available at your nearest wholesaler or will be shipped in the coming weeks. The publication is a short form catalogue directed at the replacement market, and therefore is intentionally brief.

May 17, 2015 ebm-papst A&NZ launches EC Upgrades for all your fan retrofit needs

A significant amount of energy can be saved by replacing existing and inefficient AC belt-driven fans with high-efficiency EC fans. This is why ebm-papst A&NZ has recently launched their new EC Upgrades business unit.

May 07, 2015 Simon Bradwell Mentor of the Year Finalist in 2015 Women in Industry Awards

ebm-papst A&NZ’s Managing Director Dr Simon Bradwell has been announced a finalist in the 2015 Women in Industry Awards. The awards, now in their second year, recognise and reward the achievements of women (and their mentors and supporters) working within the mining, engineering, and manufacturing industries, and aims to raise the profile of women within industry.

May 06, 2015 ebm-papst A&NZ GreenDay 2015 - high-tech engineering and sustainable business practice

As part of their annual GreenDay on 5 June, ebm-papst A&NZ is inviting businesses located in the Western suburbs of Melbourne (ebm-papst A&NZ is located in Laverton North) to join them to learn more about combining high-tech engineering with practices of sustainable production and business.

Apr 09, 2015 ebm-papst A&NZ Finalist in 2015 Endeavour Awards

ebm-papst A&NZ are proud to announce being selected as a finalist in the 2015 Manufacturers’ Monthly Endeavour Awards. The newly and locally developed AgriCool product range was nominated in the category ‘Australian Industrial Product of the Year’ and now has a chance to win the prize at the awards ceremony in Melbourne on 28 May.

Mar 26, 2015 Second generation RadiPac centrifugal fan sets new benchmarks

The experts at ebm-papst Mulfingen have long been involved in a continuous improvement process, which ultimately benefits both the environment and the customer's wallet in equal measure. As a result, the RadiPac product range, specifically designed for use in ventilation and air conditioning equipment, has been steadily improved in recent years.

Mar 04, 2015 Getting ready for the race in Melbourne – with support from ebm-papst

With the new Formula One season about to start in Melbourne, ebm-papst is proud to continue its Team Partnership with the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team, which has recently unveiled their new race car, the F1 W06 Hybrid.

Feb 05, 2015 German trainee Down Under: Alina’s internship at ebm-papst A&NZ

Alina Friedl has just completed a four-month internship at ebm-papst A&NZ. Her visit was part of her International Business traineeship at ebm-papst Mulfingen (Germany). As part of their education, students are encouraged to spend some of their practical training abroad. Alina was interested in going to Australia, and so she joined the team in the Melbourne office.

Jan 18, 2015 Production at ebm-papst - Accuracy classes are a measure of manufacturing accuracy

At ebm-papst, the focus of attention is on making top quality fans. Documented performance data and the correct choice of fan are only part of the story. It is also crucial to ensure that the fan is constructed in such a way that it actually attains the specified performance level in operation, regardless of the production date.

Dec 15, 2014 Connecting colleagues across borders - Visit from ebm-papst Ural

Colleagues from ebm-papst Ural (Russia) recently visited the ebm-papst A&NZ offices in Australia and New Zealand. The two-week trip was aimed at learning from peers by understanding each subsidiary’s processes, markets and applications.

Dec 11, 2014 ebm-papst opens new production facility at German headquarters

After a construction period of just seven months, ebm-papst is opening its new production facility in Mulfingen-Hollenbach. The world market leader for fans and motors invested around 15 million euros in the project, intensifying its production of large energy-saving fans.

Nov 25, 2014 Triple triumph

The MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One team dominates both the 2014 FIA Formula One World Drivers’ and Constructors’ Championships.Team Partner ebm-papst congratulates Lewis Hamilton on his success at the 2014 Formula One World Drivers’ Championship. We also congratulate his teammate Nico Rosberg on coming a very close second.

Nov 04, 2014 Simon Bradwell speaker at Internoise congress

ebm-papst Managing Director Dr Simon Bradwell will be presenting a paper at the 43rd International Congress on Noise Control Engineering, 16-19 Nov 2014 in Melbourne. Over the last 40 years, the I-INCE (International Institute of Noise Control Engineering) and its conference series have become an indispensable element of international noise control activities.

Oct 26, 2014 New generation of axial fans - modularity for customised solutions

In addition to the required airflow, high energy efficiency and low noise emissions are also crucial for fans in ventilation and air conditioning systems. To achieve improvements in these areas the overall fan system comprising impeller, motor, housing and control electronics must be considered.

Oct 23, 2014 MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS wins 2014 FIA Formula 1 World Constructors Championship

MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS has won the 2014 FIA Formula 1 World Constructors Championship. Team partner and fan specialist ebm-papst already made its contribution to MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS winning the championship in their very first collaborative Formula One season.

Oct 05, 2014 Fans for evaporators and unit coolers

30% energy saved thanks to EC technology - great emphasis was placed on sustainability and the preservation of resources.

Oct 05, 2014 Latest developments in fans for HVAC&R applications

ebm-papst manufactures energy-saving fans in various configurations for a range of applications and has recently added new products for the HVAC&R industry to its portfolio.

Sep 10, 2014 ebm-papst customer survey 2014

ebm-papst A&NZ have pledged to donate $10 to Engineers Without Borders as a thank you for all filled out questionnaires. 92 customers participated in the survey and therefore the company is pleased to announce a $920 donation to EWB Australia.

Aug 07, 2014 Wakefield House EC Fan Upgrade Adelaide

The iconic Wakefield House Building in Adelaide, South Australia, was suffering from poor fan installation, and as a result, was not delivering airflow as per the National Construction Code (NCC). A two-step retrofit program was undertaken.

Jul 20, 2014 Emily Hurtz visits ebm-papst A&NZ in Melbourne after announcing her retirement from international hockey

After 85 appearances and 30 goals for the Hockeyroos, former ebm-papst account manager Garth Hurtz’s daughter Emily has announced her retirement.

Jul 07, 2014 EC technology for the medium pressure range

With its new EC medium pressure axial fan, world market leader ebm-papst presents a completely assembled, configured and ready-to-install package including housing, impeller, EC motor and control electronics.

Jul 07, 2014 EC technology for the medium pressure range

With its new EC medium pressure axial fan, world market leader ebm-papst presents a completely assembled, configured and ready-to-install package including housing, impeller, EC motor and control electronics.

Jun 16, 2014 Formula 1-Team partnership with MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS

Formula 1 motor racing is currently experiencing its greatest technical revolution since 1950 with its new focus on efficiency. This shift in focus encouraged ebm-papst to enter into a partnership with the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula 1 team.

Jun 03, 2014 ebm-papst Group stronger than ever

Powered by innovation, the leading supplier of fan and motor technology increases sales by more than 10% to €1.5 billion.

May 27, 2014 The new axial compact fan W1G130 now available with spigots

The new compact fans with GreenTech EC technology are mechanically fully compatible with their AC predecessors, which makes it just as easy to perform a conversion as it is to incorporate them into a new installation.

Apr 22, 2014 AxiTop now available as retrofit kit

The new AxiTop diffuser minimizes exit losse and increases efficiency and is now available as a pre-assembled kit, ready for retrofits on-site.

Apr 03, 2014 Simon Bradwell speaker at CIBSE Victoria

ebm-papst A&NZ Managing Director Simon Bradwell will be presenting a session at the next CIBSE Victoria Chapter meeting, titled The Effects of Fans and Fan Efficiencies on Building Energy Consumption.

Feb 27, 2014 Free Air Flow Measurements at ebm-papst A&NZ

Do you have an air-movement device that you have problems with? Do you think you could improve the efficiency of your existing system? In April and May 2014 ebm-papst A&NZ is offering the use of their in-house test rig free of charge.

Feb 16, 2014 ARBS 2014 Showcase Preview

Improve your HVAC systems! Visit the ebm‐papst stand no 264 at ARBS in Melbourne, 20-22 May 2014.

Jan 20, 2014 System efficiency leads to greater effectiveness

Supermarkets offer plenty of potential applications for fans, above all in chiller cabinets and refrigeration systems, which provides opportunities for saving energy. ebm-papst is now offering a complete range of energy-saving products for this sector, enabling improved system efficiency.

Jan 08, 2014 Wear-free run-down brake reduces run-down time

Better safety and greater air flow with less turbulence and operating noise.

Dec 18, 2013 ebm-papst investing 15 million euros in factory expansion at Mulfingen location

The ebm-papst Group, the world market leader for fans and motors, is investing around 15 million euros in the expansion of its factory in Mulfingen-Hollenbach. The production area for energy-efficient large fans for the European market is to grow by around 10,000 m², and a new computer centre is also planned.

Nov 28, 2013 Sound absorber for refrigeration, ventilation and air conditioning technology

The FlowGrid air-inlet grille from ebm-papst – the efficient way to drastically reduce noise levels in refrigeration, ventilation and air conditioning technology.

Nov 21, 2013 ebm-papst A&NZ awarded in Sales Excellence Club

The Australian and New Zealand branch of the ebm-papst group has been awarded at the annual ebm-papst Group Sales Excellence Club. The award is an annual, highly exclusive program inaugurated in 2007.

Oct 21, 2013 ebm-papst A&NZ team at Ride Around the Bay

The company once again took part in the iconic annual bike ride to raise funds for Engineers Without Borders Australia

Oct 07, 2013 ebm-papst again sponsoring Hockeyroo Emily Hurtz

ebm-papst is proud to continue to be a sponsor of aspiring Australian hockey star Emily Hurtz, daughter of former ebm-papst Account manager Garth Hurtz.

Oct 03, 2013 IP 68 protected fans from ebm-papst

Ingress Protection (IP) is a standard protection rating on electrical enclosures that are considered waterproof or dust proof. The importance of an IP68 rating on ebm-papst products is to ensure the highest level of protection of the electronics inside the enclosure against foreign objects and water, while also protecting the user against potentially harmful contact.

Sep 19, 2013 ebm-papst New Zealand moves into new premises in Penrose, Auckland

ebm-papst A&NZ’s New Zealand branch has moved into new premises in Penrose, Auckland in September.

Sep 16, 2013 AxiTop diffuser by ebm-papst: Listen to the difference

ebm-papst has developed a diffuser that is setting a new standard in terms of acoustics, efficiency and flexibility. The AxiTop can significantly increase fan performance while reducing operating noise. It can easily be retrofitted on existing installations without redesigning the customer's application.

Aug 20, 2013 LED Active Cooling Solutions

ebm-papst A&NZ is now able to offer LED cooling fans, or Active Cooling Solutions as typically known in the industry. The product was developed by ebm-papst USA in cooperation with LED light manufacturer Xicato.

Jul 25, 2013 A customised solution: CSR Edmonds and ebm-papst A&NZ

Close cooperation between manufacturer and supplier is the key to success when developing an application that meets and exceeds the end users expectations.

Jul 02, 2013 Product Launch: ebm-papst A&NZ EC-FAN GATEWAY

ebm-papst A&NZ have recently launched the EC-FAN GATEWAY, a user-configurable BACnet protocol communications gateway, contributing to the company’s ever increasing portfolio of communication products.

Jun 25, 2013 The new power of silence – Diagonal compact fan DV6300 for low operating noise and high pressure

Diagonal fans are ideal for applications with strict requirements regarding air performance and small installation space. At 83.5 dB(A), operating noise in the high-pressure range is about 8 dB(A) quieter than older models.

Jun 03, 2013 Green Day Round Two - ebm-papst to go green all around the world on 5 June 2013

After a great success of last year’s ‘Every Day is a Green Day’ campaign, which travelled across 40 ebm-papst subsidiaries around the world, round two is coming up on Wednesday, 05 June.

May 01, 2013 DV 6300 is product of the year

The fifteenth "Product of the Year" award was presented on 14 March 2013, and ebm-papst came first with its high-performance DV 6300 diagonal compact fan.

Apr 09, 2013 Fishers IGA to save $140,000 on power each year

All Fishers owned IGA supermarkets in Victoria have recently undergone retrofits within their cooling cabinets and freezers, replacing old, inefficient Q motors with high-efficiency ebm-papst iQ motors.

Mar 25, 2013 Centrifugal fans in cube design - the new RadiPac series

The centrifugal fan series established on the market by ebm-papst is growing again: RadiPac - providing medium-pressure centrifugal fans. This is a standalone series supplementing the existing low-pressure RadiCal series.

Mar 19, 2013 Making something good even better - The new RadiCal centrifugal fan series

ebm-papst's development philosophy follows the philosophy that each newly developed product must surpass its predecessor in terms of economy and environmental responsibility. The new low-pressure centrifugal fan series, RadiCal® is a proof of this. It is primarily used in applications involving ventilation and air-conditioning technology.

Feb 28, 2013 New double centrifugal blowers – high-performance for commercial vehicle air-conditioning

Integrated electronics enable demand-oriented control of air volume at small size.

Feb 11, 2013 ebm‐papst A&NZ is now stocking EC plug fans

ebm-papst backward curved centrifugal EC plug and RadiCal fans are available for ventilation, air handling units, air conditioners, fan coils and fan arrays. We aim to carry stock of EC plug and RadiCal fans and are able to offer short lead times.

Jan 30, 2013 ebm-papst A&NZ Document Server

ebm-papst A&NZ have recently launched a Document Server for you to use. It includes software and documentation that you can access after prior registration.

Jan 10, 2013 ebm-papst opens development centre in China – 5m Euro investment

The ebm-papst Group has intensified its research and development activities in China with the opening of a new development centre. At the Wai Gao Qiao site near Shanghai, the world market leader for fans and motors has invested almost 5 million euro in ultra-modern application laboratories, including for air performance and acoustic measurements.

Dec 19, 2012 Dynamic EC motor with integrated control

Modular systems for drives in the lower power range allow optimum configuration for the application without the need for complex and cost-intensive modifications.

Dec 10, 2012 New ebm-papst app is out now!

The app can be used to calculate your CO2 consumption and show you how to optimize it. Our product catalogues and data sheets can also be viewed with the app. The memo function enables you to save your results and send them via email.

Dec 06, 2012 Family of ebm-papst EC compact fans continues to grow

The new compact fan W3G200 has been developed on the basis of the new energy-efficient GreenTech EC motors and, in conjunction with the new HyBlade® impeller, now offers the optimum fan solution for particularly robust, quiet and efficient applications. The family of EC compact fans has thus been extended by another size.

Dec 03, 2012 ebm-papst acquires gearbox specialist

The ebm-papst Group, world market leader for motors and fans, will acquire the gearbox manufacturer Zeitlauf with effect of 1 January 2013. The technology group based in Mulfingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany) is thus strengthening its "Industrial Drive Engineering" division.

Nov 05, 2012 Breakthrough in higher efficiency at lower operating noise - fans with diffuser reduce their discharge losses

In refrigeration and cooling installations, heat exchangers are used to dissipate the waste heat that is generated into the surrounding air. To improve their dissipation capacity, fans force cooling air through the heat exchanger. A new, passive component, the so-called diffuser, makes for a substantial improvement in efficiency and noise.

Oct 25, 2012 ebm-papst finalist in AIRAH Awards 2012

ebm-papst A&NZ have been nominated finalist in the prestigious Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) Awards in two categories, providing Excellence in Sustainability and Innovation.

Oct 09, 2012 ebm-papst Alpha Pump, replacing ebm 40 JB

If you want a pump that lasts.

Sep 21, 2012 Energy related Products Directive (ErP) made simple

Important information for Original Equipment Manufacturers exporting into the EU

Aug 29, 2012 Centrifugal compact fan for NoFrost system means no need for manual defrosting

Refrigerator/freezer combination with more useful space and better access.

Aug 15, 2012 ebm-papst cracks down on intellectual property theft in China

The raid was a complete success - On Monday, 23 July 2012, officers of the Chinese State Administration for Industry and Commerce (AIC) carried out a raid of the premises of fan dealer Beijing Longwei Shengda Technology in the Chinese capital and found what they were looking for.

Jul 16, 2012 ebm-papst A&NZ finalist in Wyndham Business Awards

ebm-papst A&NZ has again been chosen as a finalist in the annual Wyndham Business Awards in the category “Manufacture Large” after winning the award last year.

Jul 10, 2012 Change of management at ebm-papst

Rainer Hundsdörfer to succeed Hans-Jochen Beilke as Chairman of the Board of Management at the ebm-papst Group.

Jun 14, 2012 High level data-exchange between ebm-papst GreenTech EC fans & Carel Universal Gateway

ebm-papst A&NZ have successfully developed and tested high-level data exchange between ebm-papst GreenTech EC plug fans and the CAREL designed ebm-papst Universal Gateway.

Jun 05, 2012 More safety for plants using natural refrigerants - GreenTech EC fans now also available for Ex-areas

Whenever natural and inflammable refrigerants are used, the protection provisions for hazardous areas apply as of a filling capacity of 50g. In order to provide the benefits of energy-efficient EC fans for those applications, ebm-papst Mulfingen has now successfully developed an energy-saving GreenTech EC motor for use in Ex-zones 1 and 2.

May 21, 2012 Simon on Handshaking and Speed Control

In his newest video, Simon presents the advantages of speed control for fans and the necessity of "handshaking" between fan and controller. Handshaking enables you to achieve optimum performance and energy-efficiency.

May 18, 2012 Why speed control fans and the importance of shaking hands?

The improvement of fan efficiency is on the radar of all end users. But what can the industry do?

Apr 24, 2012 Breakthrough in higher efficiency at lower operating noise - Fans with diffuser reduce their discharge losses

In refrigeration and cooling installations, heat exchangers are used to dissipate the waste heat that is generated into the surrounding air. To improve their dissipation capacity, fans force cooling air through the heat exchanger. A new, passive component, the so-called diffuser, makes for a substantial improvement in efficiency and noise.

Apr 03, 2012 ebm-papst modular system for individual ECI drives expanded by adding 42 mm variant

Small drives are used in a wide range of applications today such as automation, packaging technology and laboratory and medical technology. It is thus obvious that users demand very customised characteristics.

Mar 30, 2012 ebm‐papst sets the bar on Fan Efficiency Grade (FEG) standards with EC RadiCal, EC Plug and EC HyBlade® fans

Make your HVAC/R systems green and efficient! Visit the ebm‐papst stand no 270 at ARBS, 07.-09. May 2012 at Melbourne Exhibition Centre.

Mar 19, 2012 Simon Bradwell speaker at Pump Industry Australia Breakfast Meeting this Wednesday

Simon Bradwell will be speaking about the latest developments on MEPS for industrial fans. Wednesday 21.03. 2012 from 7:30am in Carlton, Melbourne.

Feb 17, 2012 Ease of control and communication with ebm-papst EC motor

ebm-papst A&NZ has recently developed an intelligent EC drive solution with Fans Direct, the leading ventilation company in Australia and New Zealand, for their MacroAir® – High Volume Low Speed (HVLS) fan.

Feb 17, 2012 DEOS COSMOS OPEN Controller

Direct serial data bus communication between DEOS and ebm-papst fans.

Feb 17, 2012 CAREL Control technology for ebm-papst GreenTech EC fans

Increasing market demand has increased the whole range of control possibilities offered by 100% controllable GreenTech EC fans being installed in third party products.

Feb 17, 2012 Communication via MODBUS RTU – hand-shaking connections

MOBDUS RTU is established as the Australian and New Zealand standard system for controlling actuators and sensors due to its open and simple protocol. ebm-papst A&NZ offer a wide range of Green Tech EC fans and motors that support this interface by default.

Jan 31, 2012 EC Plug Fan retrofit saves 50% energy in commercial building

Approximately 50% of energy could be saved by replacing the existing AC belt driven backward-curved fans throughout a building with EC Plug Fans. A retrofitting project in the government-owned Wakefield Building in Adelaide achieved great energy-savings and performance increases.

Dec 16, 2011 New GreenTech EC axial fan impresses with high efficiency

Mechanically compatible with the predecessors with AC motors: The new axial fan works with much lower power loss.

Dec 01, 2011 Emily Hurtz selected in Olympic Squad 2012

Hockey player Emily Hurtz has been selected in the Olympic Squad for 2012.

Nov 18, 2011 New tech.mag 2.2011 is out

Topics in this issue cover diagonal fans, air-conditioning systems for schools, gas blowers with high power density, modular ECI motor design, AC2EC replacement and the new, improved EC plug fans.

Nov 14, 2011 Energy-saving fans made of biomaterials

The global innovation "biomaterial fan" has been developed in accordance with the toughest of industrial standards with respect to service life, durability, stability and thermal fluctuation.

Oct 28, 2011 New GreenTech compact EC fan scores in practical use

More power and less consumption for the same physical design - the new ACmaxx generation of fans sets new standards.

Sep 26, 2011 Controlled home ventilation for new buildings and renovation

No alternative to energy-efficient fans: "environmentally compatible" does not necessarily have to mean "expensive" in the long run.

Sep 19, 2011 S-force fan technology

Pallab presents the new S-Force compact fan technology.

Sep 07, 2011 EC motors for energy-efficient air movement technology

The ultimate EC technology - ensuring economic success of our development partners’ and customers’ applications

Sep 06, 2011 RadiCal backward curved EC fan

Simon presents the new RadiCal backward-curved EC fan range.

Sep 01, 2011 GreenTech EC compact fans - more performance, less power

EC compact fans are the new high performance, high efficiency replacement for standard shaded pole AC compact fans.

Sep 01, 2011 S-Force Video - The ultimate performer

The S-Force fan generation in action.

Sep 01, 2011 S-Force - the Ultimate Performer

ebm-papst St Georgen have developed the ultimate performer in compact fan technology - S-Force.

Sep 01, 2011 Soanar to distribute ebm-papst compact fans and drives

ebm-papst A&NZ has agreed and appointed Soanar as a distributor of its compact fan and motors and drives products.

Sep 01, 2011 S-Force Axial fans in Telecommunications Cabinets

S-Force from ebm-papst St Georgen is a revolutionary new range of axial fans which provide more air duty than any other similar fans in the market.

Aug 23, 2011 ebm-papst A&NZ winner of 2011 Wyndham Business Awards

“The best fan manufacturer in Wyndham!” On Friday night ebm-papst A&NZ won the Wyndham Business Awards in the category Small Business - Manufacturing.

Aug 15, 2011 The future belongs to EC technology

Having a huge potential for energy savings in mind, EC technology developed by ebm-papst is the first choice for electrically powered fans. In From the Cold 2010-2020 has identified considerable potential to reduce energy consumption through increasing the uptake of more efficient fan motors - the future belongs to EC

Jul 29, 2011 ebm-papst A&NZ finalist in Wyndham Business Awards

ebm-papst A&NZ have been selected as finalist in the annual business awards of the local Wyndham City council.

Jul 22, 2011 ErP Directive demands high minimum efficiency ratings for fans

Minimum efficiency ratings for fans in the EU: With ebm-papst EC products, the efficiency of the future is already available!

Jul 08, 2011 EC vs. AC fans and MEPS

Simon explains the importance of Fan Efficiency. Typically, 40-50% of all power consumed in most buildings is consumed by fans.

Jul 01, 2011 Definitions of Fan Power & Fan Efficiency for Buildings

Simon talks about Fan Efficiency, Fan Input Power and regulations that are associated with this and explains the different definitions of Fan Input Power depending on the authority.

Jun 27, 2011 ebm-papst expands in China

The ebm-papst Group increased their capacities for GreenTech EC fans at the Chinese subsidiary in Shanghai.

Jun 16, 2011 Biomaterial fans - ebm-papst unveils world première

ebm-papst, specialist for motors and fans, is for the very first time publicly presenting fans made of biomaterials.

Jun 10, 2011 EC technology in air-conditioners

Simon presents high-efficiency plug fans for air-conditioning applications and explains the advantages of EC technology.

Jun 02, 2011 ebm-papst group publishes yearly financial report

The fan specialist grows by 33% and creates 900 new jobs in the first year after the global financial crisis.

May 02, 2011 ebm-papst A&NZ opens up Centre of Learning

ebm-papst is now able to provide training in energy-saving and high efficiency technology. At the company's facilities in Laverton North, Melbourne, customers can find out more about operations such as general energy-saving, high efficiency technology and in particular EC technology.

Mar 30, 2011 Fan Manufacturers Association – Australia and New Zealand

ebm-papst A&NZ is a founder member of the Fan Manufacturers Association – Australia and New Zealand.

Mar 29, 2011 ebm-papst A&NZ sponsor Hockeyroo Emily Hurtz

ebm-papst A&NZ are glad to be given the opportunity to support Australian women in sport.

Mar 17, 2011 From Q motor to iQ motor: Same on the Outside - Efficient on the inside.

Efficient. Practical. Intelligent. With the new iQ motor ebm-papst has broken the barrier restraining engineers from improving efficiencies in existing refrigeration equipment.

Mar 08, 2011 High efficiency, low operating noise and long service life: EC motor for demanding tasks

High energy prices make good efficiency an important characteristic of modern motors. ebm-papst - the motor and fan specialist for Australia and New Zealand - addresses this fact with its new EC motor BG 43.

Feb 28, 2011 Proven EC fan drive is upgraded

Exploiting the energy-saving potential and integrating "added value" into the motor.

Feb 18, 2011 Ecological cooling and economical saving: Energy-efficient fans for refrigeration technology

Refrigeration technology makes great demands of the fans used, for example, in condensers, evaporators and refrigeration units. They must be efficient, quiet, durable and reliable, as they are used with high operating times. For these areas of application, ebm-papst Australie & New Zealand offers energy-efficient fans with GreenTech EC Technology, which meets these requirements.

Feb 10, 2011 The "small" HyBlade axial fans feature outstanding efficiency and noise behaviour

In air-conditioning and refrigeration systems, axial fans are frequently used that are subject to strong temperature fluctuations and, in some cases, rough operating conditions. At the same time, they impose stringent requirements on efficiency and service life. In recent years, ebm-papst developed the innovative HyBlade® axial fans for this application area, which have since established themselves successfully in the Australian & New Zealand market.

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