Pfannenberg Celebrates 25 Years of North American Manufacturing
We held a celebratory event for the 25th anniversary of our United States manufacturing operations on November 9th, 2022 at the company’s North American headquarters in Lancaster, NY. It featured factory tours and presentations by Andreas Pfannenberg, Owner – Pfannenberg Group, Tobias Merle, CEO – Pfannenberg Group, Earl Rogalski, President – Pfannenberg Sales America, and Ronald Ruffino, Lancaster Town Supervisor.
In announcing the celebration, Andreas Pfannenberg paid special tribute to the resources available in the Western New York Region that he says is a major contributor to the company’s success. “When we decided in the late 1990s to expand into North America from our roots in Germany, we understood that, to successfully grow the business, products for North America needed to be designed and manufactured in North America.” He added, “The Buffalo area’s long and storied manufacturing history and reputation for a strong work ethic fits our needs and supports Pfannenberg’s high quality reputation. Our North American growth is largely due to the willingness of the two cultures to work together in the spirit of learning.”
Tobias Merle added, “As a German family business, we are proud to develop and produce our thermal management products in Lancaster, NY. Known for offering unique value and the highest standards, our product solutions and services are trusted by some of the largest, well-known companies from around the world. Our success for the last 25 years is based on a long-term vision of growth built around high-quality products manufactured in America, our skilled employees, and our reputation as a trusted advisor to our customers. As we look forward, we welcome anyone who wants to be part of this journey for the next 25 years.”
Earl Rogalski, noted that it is an honor to be working alongside his Pfannenberg colleagues in the United States and around the world. “What makes this milestone achievement so special,” said Rogalski, “Is knowing the positive impact our colleagues are making and the solutions our products are providing – from critical life-saving infrastructure to clean drinking water. Few companies get an opportunity to celebrate 10-years, let alone 25-years. This is a fantastic achievement made possible by our dedicated and highly talented team.”