About

Burgmann Packings is a privately owned manufacturer of metallic gaskets, compression packings and graphite rings with operations in China, Ireland, Turkey and headquarters in Germany. With over 130 years experience Burgmann Packings sealing products can be found in all industry sectors on a global basis. With our worldwide manu­facturing locations Burgmann Packings can meet the most demanding quality and delivery expectations globally.

Burgmann Packings is at the forefront in developing new sealing solutions using high performance raw materials. In combination with our own research and development facilities we collaborate with leading test insti­tu­tes and universities to provide most up-to-date solutions for operating processes and environmental protection. With all our products we aim to provide the best sealing solutions. We strive to meet customer requirements in safety, reliability, performance and optimised life-cycle costs.

Growing from our German manufacturing base all of our facilities are equip­ped with advanced production technologies. Our production sites are certified to ISO 9001 and are able to manufacture according to international standards such as ASME and EN as well as to specific customer requirements. Our products are exported to more than 30 countries worldwide and have an excellent reputation with customers.

Management

Dr. Wolfgang Bommes

Chairman

Wolfgang Bommes acquired the entire shares of Burgmann Packings in 2004, when the packing production activities were separated from the Freudenberg and Burgmann Sealing business. As the Chairman of the Burgmann Packings Group he has developed the company from a subcontractor to EagleBurgmann and Freudenberg Sealing Technology to an independent market player in the sealing industry. Before starting his own business Wolfgang had worked as a Managing Director/CEO in international trading companies with responsibility for operations, IT and sourcing. After finalizing his studies in economics at the University of Cologne and a PHD he started his career in an international consulting company. After that he joined a global sports company to take over responsibility for controlling and later on for the entire footwear division.

Daniel Tilgner

Managing Director

Daniel Tilgner joined Burgmann Packings as Group Managing Director in April 2016. Before taking over this responsibility Daniel worked the past 15 years in various sales and business development functions in the sealing technology industry. Daniel started his career as Regional Sales Manager and Product Manager with a leading German gasket manufacturer after finishing an apprenticeship as Industrial Business Management Assistant with the same company. Later Daniel joined the EagleBurgmann Group, where he acted as Sales Director until March 2016. Daniel studied Business Administration and recently earned an MBA degree from the Open University Business School.