Scherzinger History

1937: Ernst Scherzinger develops his first vision – the construction of gear pumps of the highest quality.

1941: Immersion and coolant pumps complete the product line. Shortly before the outbreak of World War II, 10,000 were being produced annually.

1944: After World War II, the young Scherzinger company starts nearly from scratch again. In addition to gear pumps, small lathes and machines are constructed for the regional production of Kilwi* fried dough for a brief period.

1950: The range of cast iron pumps is successively expanded, and thus the products can be implemented by a wide variety of clients and in diverse applications.

1951: Scherzinger develops the first German oil burner pump as an internal gear pump.

1959: The broadening of the business relations in the international market necessitates a new company building and a move to the current location of the headquarters in Furtwangen.

1965: Scherzinger develops special oil pumps for the lubrication of gears and transmissions, crank drives and conveyor systems for various mobile and stationary uses.

1969: A new market is created: Scherzinger produces fuel distributors for gas turbines for the first time.

1971: Pumps for auxiliary heating in buses are developed as an extension of oil burner pumps used for household heating. Over the course of 30 years, Scherzinger has built an internationally leading position in this field.

1972: Scherzinger increases the production of motor oil pumps for sports cars and thereby positions itself in the challenging market for dry sump lubrication pumps.

1973: Herbert Ganter, the production manager, assumes the role of business manager at Scherzinger after the unexpected death of the company founder in the same year.

1983: Erich Willimsky, the founder’s grandson, joins the company and takes over the management.

1987: Scherzinger celebrates its 50th anniversary and begins producing pumps of high-grade steel from the chemical industry.

1988: The high demand for chemical uses leads to the production of the first dosing pump for process engineering.

1995: Scherzinger develops valve groups for the distribution of fuel in and rinsing of gas turbines.

1996: The first winter vehicles are equipped with our salt pumps. A few years later, Scherzinger occupies a leading position in this market niche.

2001: The room resources in Furtwangen are doubled.

2002: Scherzinger Pump Technology, Inc. is founded in Ontario, Canada.

2003: Majority acquisition of shares in the SP industrial products in Horb. The Scherzinger Group has since produced internal gear pumps for various applications in machine and plant engineering at this site.

2006: Scherzinger introduces a new production series of high quality steel pumps with magnetic coupling. The foundation stone was placed for a modular system which can serve many diverse customer demands.

2007: The mounting demand from within Germany and abroad makes a renewed expansion of production necessary.

2011: Matthias Derse joined the management and assumes sole management of the Scherzinger Group in 2014.

2012: Scherzinger transforms integral elements of the “Lean Production” and separates the production spatially and organizationally into two elements: Factory A for the small and medium quantities of vast variance; Factory B for the series production in production lines.

2013: Scherzinger opens its subsidiary Scherzinger Pump Technology Ltd. in Kunshan, China.

2017: Scherzinger starts the series production of variable vane cell pumps for high-performance sports cars.

We develop the optimal solution for your application using our wealth of experience in the field of gear pumps – we promise!

*Kilwi Fried Dough: Kilwi refers to the local festival in Südbaden. On the occasion of this festival, thin pieces of dough are fried in fat and the popular Kilwi fried dough is ready!

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