punker wins renowned Manufacturing Excellence (MX) Award

punker wins MX Award as “Best SME” (c) MX Award

Eckernförde, 09. November 2018. punker GmbH from Eckernförde in Schleswig-Holstein was awarded the Manufacturing Excellence (MX) Award 2018 in the category of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) on November 9, 2018 at a conference of the Manufacturing Excellence Network under the topic “Create the Digital Change together” in the Berlin Water Tower. punker was able to assert itself against strong competitors from all over Germany and convince particularly in the evaluation categories product innovation, information technology as well as management culture/employee integration.

„Winning the MX Award – at the first attempt – is an achievement for the entire punker team,” says Dr. Henning Bähren, Managing Director of punker.

punker took part in the MX Award to find out where the company, after more than 5 years of change in the direction of lean&smart, stands in the benchmark with top industrial companies in Germany and, above all, in which business areas there is further potential for improvement. The detailed feedback of the jury showed potentials and gave valuable hints on how e.g. the production control on site on the shop floor can be made more transparent and thus more efficient.

Über die punker GmbH:

punker develops, produces and sells metal radial fan impellers which are used in many industries, such as air conditioning, household appliances, industrial applications such as compressors, car washes as well as in the agricultural and food industries. punker has been at home in Eckernförde for over 60 years, produces around 4 million metal fan impellers annually for over 1,000 customers all over the world and is thus the largest manufacturer in this sector in Europe.

About the Manufacturing Excellence Award:

The guiding principle of Manufacturing Excellence is: “Recognizing strengths – setting standards”. The MX Award has been announced annually since 2005 and is a respected benchmark competition in the industry. The formulated claim is to be the leading network for the exchange of best practices in German-speaking countries. The primary goal of Manufacturing Excellence is to promote cross-industry collaboration to create a communication network for experts from science and practice. Innovative and creative solutions should not only strengthen international competitiveness in the long term, but also Germany as a location for business in a holistic way.
The MX Award is under the patronage of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy. Further information can be found at www.manufacturing-excellence.de


ISH 2019 – Hall 8.0 | Booth D61

Welcome to ISH

From March 11-15 2019, punker will be exhibiting at the ISH in Frankfurt, Germany: The ISH is the world’s leading trade fair for innovative bathroom design, energy efficient heating and air-conditioning technology and renewable energies.

Visit our booth D61 in Hall 8.0 and learn about our latest additions to the extensive punker product range.

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We look forward to meeting you!

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AHR Expo 2019

AHR Expo 2019

International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition

Monday, January 14 – Wednesday, January 16 2019

Visit us at booth #C6104

punker presents the D-Series. The D-Series provides solutions for each and every challenge of your unhoused HVAC-application.

The D-Series’ models are avaiable in up to 12 sizes from 225 to 1,000 mm diameter and one fixed width; with taperlock hubs or individual pitch circle diameter (PCD). The D-Series is compatible with various AC-/EC-motors and 50/60 HZ power frequency. The corresponding inlet cone ED 11 is equipped with blind rivet nuts for pressure tapping.

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Case Study Citizen Industries Limited

Case Study: Citizen Industries Limited

Citizen Industries is a leading manufacturer of air conditioners (AHU), laboratory equipment and biotech devices in India. In 2016 punker Citizen helped to reduce the number of different fan wheels in the individual AHUs by 90% to only 19 by switching to the punker D-series.

Streamlining the variety of components used in their facilities has saved our customers time and money while further increasing the efficiency of Citizen Air Handling Units – which in turn helps end customers save on operating costs.

The complete case study can be found here: Citizen Industries

punker Corporate Video

Imagine a world without motion.

Imagine what it would be like without innovation or progress.

Without passion for what you do.

Can you imagine it? We can’t.

That’s why we reinvent the [fan] wheel. Over and over. Each and every day.

Discover the innovative power of true passion. Discover fan wheels made in Germany. Discover punker.

New Product Portfolio

Much has happened over the past months: new fan wheel series were introduced, existing series adapted and a new product naming systems was developed.  The new, interactive product portfolio gives you all punker series with their main technical features at the click of the mouse.






Open the Product Portfolio

puncat WEB

Our puncat software for the selection of fan wheels is an important tool for our customers, prospective clients and sales staff. After 20 years of service, it was time to make puncat fit for the future – and the web.

The new puncat WEB lets you select fan wheels directly from our website. Display fan wheels that meet your application requirements by entering the desired duty point, speed and wheel diameter range. You can specify your search by choosing industry suitability, fan wheel type and fan wheel series.

Please be aware that, as of today, all prior versions of the puncat software are void!

New features:

  • always up to date and available worldwide
  • usable with desktop, tablet and other mobile devices
  • intuitive und easy operation
  • filter functions such as industry suitability, mode of operation and fan wheel series
  • prioritization of search results, e.g. by smallest wheel diameter or lowest shaft power
  • consideration of ErP-conformity
  • new performance data: our lab carried out innumerable measurements to update the database

Try the beta version now!
(puncat WEB is available to registered users only. Please register or login to our customer area.)