Our company

Grundfos is one of the world’s leading water technology companies. We are committed to pioneering solutions to the world’s water and climate challenges and improving the quality of life for people.

Grundfos at a glance

Here is a glimpse of some of the main facts you may want to know about us.

More than 100 companies make us directly accessible in more than 60 countries. We are present in even more through our network of partners and distributors.

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The company employs around 19,280 people today. More than 8,000 are employed in Operations, which includes our state-of-the-art production facilities.

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Where it all began: Poul Due Jensen founded the company in 1945 from his basement in Bjerringbro, Denmark. The first pump made was a water pump.

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We are pioneers

Since Poul Due Jensen invented the first pump some 70 years ago, we have pioneered our industry. That is how we have succeeded, and that is how we will continue to succeed – by constantly being one step ahead.

Let´s go pioneering. Once again.

Grundfos Strategy 2025

Structured for our customers

We operate with four global customer segments – Commercial Building Services, Domestic Building Services, Industry and Water Utility.

Tackling global challenges

We operate all over the world and are present across geographical areas and a range of business-specific markets such as industrial cleaning processes, smart energy-efficient irrigation systems and flood control in heavily exposed areas.

Strength in diversity

We believe that our ambitious vision for innovation and sustainability can be best fulfilled by harnessing the full potential of a diverse group of employees.
Grundfos believes that achieving diversity in our workforce and talents, for instance in terms of gender, ethnicity and work capacity, is essential to our company's progress. One of our initiatives is the employment of workers with reduced work capacities so they are not excluded from the job market, and we want to see this happen in all countries where we operate.

A foundation-owned company

We are owned by the Grundfos Foundation (Poul Due Jensen Foundation), the employees and the founder’s family with the Foundation as the primary owner.

Our latest reports and news

Get deeper insights through annual and sustainability reports, and check the latest news from our world of pumps, people and water.