We’ve been a part of it right from the very beginning – For more than 125 years!
Our quest to supply each and every customer with a perfect vacuum solution is what spurs us on time and time again to top achievements. Our fascination with vacuum and the opportunities it offers for industrial manufacturing processes and research can be seen in all of our activities. Our long years of experience are based upon dealing intensively with physical processes and chemical reactions under vacuum conditions. Day in and day out, we are putting this experience to work to the benefit of our customers.
From a single component to complexe systems. - Please inform yourself about our product range on our product pages.
Arthur Pfeiffer founds the company in Wetzlar, Germany
Pfeiffer invents and brings to market the "oleo-pneumatic pump"
Arthur Pfeiffer develops the rotating oleo-pmeumatic pump
Pfeiffer numbers among the leaders in vacuum technology
First exhibition of products made by Arthur Pfeiffer in Leningrad
Pfeiffer invents and brings to market the turbomolecular pump, which comes to be known as a generic class of pumps – the "turbopump"
Market introduction of the first helium leak detector ASM 4
Introduction single-stage rotary vane pump Uno 1.5 A
Invention of the SplitFlow turbopump
Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG is the first medium-sized German corporation to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange
Pfeiffer Vacuum receives its second listing, on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange's "Neuer Markt" (today the TecDAX)
DigiLine – the first fully digital line of vacuum gauges
Pfeiffer Vacuum brings a magnetically coupled line of rotary vane pumps to market
HiMag – the first mag-lev turbopump with integrated drive system
Pfeiffer Vacuum brings the XtraDry to market – a new two-stage reciprocating vacuum pump
Pfeiffer Vacuum brings the OnTool Booster to market – a new high-vacuum pump that works against atmosphere
10th anniversary IPO at New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
PentaLine – new generation of rotary vane pumps
Biggest order in company history in double digit million Euro range for systems to manufacture thin-layer solar cells
Delisting von der New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
Pfeiffer Vacuum brings the HiPace 10 - 2,000 l/s class – the new Dimension in Vacuum Technology
Pfeiffer Vacuum brings the HiCube – modular pumping station for clean vacuum
Pfeiffer Vacuum brings the OmniStar und ThermoStar – the new gas analysis systems
Pfeiffer Vacuum acquires Trinos Vakuum-Systeme GmbH
Pfeiffer Vacuum now 120 years old
HiPace M – Compact, magnetically levitated turbopumps
Pfeiffer Vacuum acquires Alcatel-Lucent's Vacuum Technology Unit "adixen"
Pfeiffer Vacuum introduces MiniTest - a portable helium leak detector for industrial applications
Pfeiffer Vacuum introduces ASM 340 - Best in class leak detector
Pfeiffer Vacuum introduces a unique in-process contamination management system for particle contamination monitoring in the semiconductor industry
Pfeiffer Vacuum introduces OktaLine ATEX - world's first magnetically coupled and ATEX certified Roots pumps
Pfeiffer Vacuum introduces new A4 series - dry, multi-stage Roots pumps
Pfeiffer Vacuum now 125 years old
Pfeiffer Vacuum introduces AMI 120 – system for in-line integrity tests of pharmaceutical blister packs
Pfeiffer Vacuum introduces HiPace 30 – the smallest high-performance turbopump on the market
Pfeiffer Vacuum introduces Duo 3 DC-type rotary vane pump with 24 volt DC
Pfeiffer Vacuum introduces single-stage rotary vane vacuum pumps Uno 3 and Uno 6
Pfeiffer Vacuum introduces compact and powerful Okta 300, 600 and 800 Roots vacuum pumps
Pfeiffer Vacuum expands its total pressure measurement device program
Pfeiffer Vacuum introduces modular leak detector ASI 35
In 2016, Pfeiffer Vacuum is celebrating 50 years of its leak detectors.