Facts & Figures

Feodor Burgmann developed the first mechanically braided packing in 1884 and today Burgmann Packings continues this legacy of innovation and manufacturing of high quality sealing solutions. Burgmann Packings pioneers the development of low emission technologies and supplies metallic gaskets, compression packings and graphite rings to more than 30 countries world-wide.

Burgmann Packings today

130+

years of experience in sealing technology. Commitment to Innovation and quality improvement as a constant.

1

source for gaskets, packings, graphite rings and cover seals for the most challenging industrial applications.

300+

skilled and dedicated employees. The success of Burgmann Packings has many faces.

5

domestic and foreign locations. Our production hubs are in China, Ireland and Turkey, our headquarters in Germany.

10+

million gaskets sold in 2016. Manufactured in our strategically located production facilities.

99.85

percent graphite purity available for all of our graphite rings and cover seals for nuclear applications.

36

countries worldwide are supplied with our products meeting global demands for value added sealing products.

9001

All our production hubs are approved acc. to EN ISO 9001

History

Today

2016

Massive expansion of production capacity in China.

2015

Introduction of latest FEC product range including packings and gaskets.

2008

Start with the new business unit Burgmann Packings Composites.

2004

Management buy out to Dr. Wolfgang Bommes and integration of production facilities in Turkey and China.

2002

Development of first generation of FEC products.

1999

Foundation of the BurgmannMerkel joint venture, expansion of Irish production site and start up of Burgmann Packings in Cixi, China.

1980

Integration in Freudenberg Group.

1978

Setup of Irish Merkel facility.

1884

Feodor Burgmann invents the first mechanically braided packing.

Beginnings