ZIEHL-ABEGG is a leading global company in the ventilation and drive technology sector with matching control technology. Examples of application areas for the products include heating and refrigeration plant, clean rooms and agricultural systems. Another area of business is electric motors which provide the power e.g. for elevators, medical applications or deep-sea underwater vehicles and city buses. ZIEHL-ABEGG employs 1,900 personnel in Southern Germany. The company has a global workforce of 3,400, spread between 16 production plants and 87 sales locations. The products, approx. 30,000 in all, are sold in more than 100 countries. Sales revenues in 2014 totalled 423 million euro. Exports account for two thirds of sales. Emil Ziehl founded the company 1910. ZIEHL-ABEGG SE is family-owned.