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Intelligent use of vacuum is essential in tackling the challenges of our future.


One team around the world

Busch provides leading edge vacuum and overpressure technology worldwide.

We seek prosperity and growth through creating the highest value for our customers.

We employ the best people and challenge them.

We constantly evaluate our activities in order to maintain the highest standards.


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Busch Group

Busch Vacuum Solutions, Pfeiffer Vacuum and centrotherm clean solutions are now united under the umbrella of the new Busch Group. Together, they offer an extensive product portfolio and improved customer experience.

Headquartered in Germany’s Black Forest, the Busch Group is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of comprehensive vacuum solutions, including vacuum pumps, vacuum systems, blowers, compressors and gas abatement systems.
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Leading vacuum technology. What can we do for you?

You need vacuum in your process?

For packaging food, sterilizing medical equipment, lifting massive steel tubes or thousands of other applications? We are a leading manufacturer of vacuum pumps, blowers and compressors. Our versed system engineers can design the perfect vacuum solution for your specific requirements, backed by services like set-up or maintenance. You decide.

You would like to have a dependable partner?

Our vacuum solutions are present in all areas of daily life. In all sectors of industry. Always near you. Around the globe.

You are looking for new challenges?

Vacuum is helping to fight diseases, malnutrition, enables digitalization… A great purpose. Join the team.


We are different. 7 reasons.


Busch is more than an ordinary family business. Busch is one family. We know each other, we work together hand in hand. We live diversity, open culture and cooperation. We think in generations, not in financial quarters. The founders, their daughter and sons all work in our company. Every day. And all employees are part of the global Busch family.

We are different. 7 reasons.


We take care of our customers’ vacuum supply, of our employees, of the environment, of the community. Locally, around the world.

We are different. 7 reasons.


Vacuum is our passion.

We are different. 7 reasons.


Our agile cooperation mode enables highly flexible thinking. Pushing boundaries and re-inventing best solutions every day. Tailor-made for you.

We are different. 7 reasons.


The Busch doers will fix it. Now!

We are different. 7 reasons.


We have local teams around the world. With strong local vacuum know-how, they can best address your needs. No matter where you are.

We are different. 7 reasons.


We ensure optimum vacuum availability thanks to the most extensive global service network and latest IoT applications. For every Busch vacuum pump.

Busch group facts


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  • 1963

    Dr. Karl Busch and his wife Ayhan Busch had the dream to revolutionize the vacuum world.

  • 1963

    With the HUCKEPACK, they developed the first oil-lubricated rotary vane vacuum pump specially designed for food packaging. A milestone in vacuum history.

  • 1969

    Our R5, the follow-up product, soon became the standard in vacuum packaging. Being subject to constant innovation, it is state-of-the-art ever since. Ultra-robust and reliable. With more than 3 million pumps in operation worldwide.

  • 1971

    Inauguration of the first overseas subsidiary in the UK.

  • 1981

    Pioneer: First German industrial company to start manufacturing in China after the re-opening.

  • 1993

    The revolution continues. With the introduction of COBRA dry screw vacuum pumps. They have replaced many other technologies in their field, for example in the chemical or semiconductor market.

  • 1995

    The launch of MINK claw vacuum pumps marks another milestone in the development of dry vacuum technology. The next level of energy efficiency.

  • 2019

    Presentation of our fully connected solutions for Industry 4.0. The R5 RA 0840 A PLUS combines proven Busch rotary vane technology with advanced control and monitoring functionalities.

  • 2020

    Vacuum solutions from Busch helped to fight the Corona crisis.

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    Busch Vacuum Solutions Is World Market Leader 2023

    Once again, Busch Vacuum Solutions was distinguished as world market leader by the German business news magazine “WirtschaftsWoche”.

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    Family Entrepreneurs of the Year 2022

    The Busch family was honored by the INTES Academy for Family Business for its corporate culture and cooperation.

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    Gold Medal of Honor of the District for Ayhan and Dr Karl Busch

    Three generations of the Busch family were present to witness the honoring of Ayhan and Dr Karl Busch. The couple was awarded for their joint life’s work, their social and cultural commitment and their dedication to the community with the Gold Medal of Honor, the highest award the district of Lörrach bestows.

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    Innovation Champion in Sustainability

    The renowned F.A.Z. Institute has published a study on sustainability for which around 10,300 companies were considered. Among the 32 mechanical and plant engineering companies evaluated as sustainable in the study, Busch Vacuum Solutions achieved 6th place.

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    Ayla Busch Among the 100 Most Influential Women in Germany’s Economy

    Ayla Busch, Co-Owner and Co-CEO of Busch Vacuum Solutions and Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board of Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG, has again been selected as one of “The 100 Most Influential Women in the German Economy”.

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Our experience. Our success stories.

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    Modern Vacuum Technology for Melt Degassing During Extrusion

    PolyComp GmbH

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  • Energy Savings and Reduction of Carbon Dioxide Emissions Thanks to Centralization of Vacuum Supply

    Energy Savings and Reduction of Carbon Dioxide Emissions Thanks to Centralization of Vacuum Supply

    Block House Fleischerei GmbH

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  • High-Quality Essential Oils and Essences Thanks to Vacuum Distillation

    High-Quality Essential Oils and Essences Thanks to Vacuum Distillation

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  • Self-Regulating Vacuum Pump Helps Save Energy

    Self-Regulating Vacuum Pump Helps Save Energy

    Ready for Industry 4.0

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  • Saving Energy when Generating Vacuum for Clamping Aluminum Sheets

    Saving Energy when Generating Vacuum for Clamping Aluminum Sheets

    A&T Group

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