AxFlow strengthens product portfolio and service operation in Austria

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AxFlow Austria is strengthening its service offering with the acquisition of Tuma Pumpensysteme GmbH, a family-owned pump distribution and service company, specialised in vacuum-, centrifugal- and positive displacement pumps with main customers in engineering, food & beverage, pharma and chemicals.

Since in 1950, Tuma Pumpensysteme has enjoyed a sound growth in the sales, installation, commissioning, customization and repair of predominantly vacuum and centrifugal pumps. Located in Vienna, Tuma Pumpensysteme serves the market from its modern warehouse and workshop equipped with one of Austria’s very few test stations for vacuum pumps.

The acquisition of Tuma Pumpensysteme rises AxFlow’s profile as a complete pump company and makes us an attractive partner for the Austrian customers, “says Ole Weiner, CEO, AxFlow Holding.

Tuma’s skilled sales and service engineers bring to us much needed pump service and systems building competences,” says Ing. Andreas Lippitsch, Managing Director, AxFlow GesmbH. “We in turn bring to the table a wide product range in positive displacement pumps and decades of experience in fluid handling applications in food and beverage, pharma, pulp and paper and other processing industries. I’m certain that both Tuma’s and AxFlow’s customers in Austria will enjoy the benefits of our joined forces.”

Welcoming the acquisition, Mr. Robert Mittinger, Managing Director and part-owner of Tuma Pumpensysteme said: “We are excited to become a part of AxFlow. Tuma has a strong reputation and footprint on the Austrian market, and AxFlow will help to strengthen that position.”



AxFlow Austria is a part of the AxFlow Group, the Fluid Handling Solutions business group within Axel Johnson International. The AxFlow Group specialises in the marketing, distribution and provision of complete sales engineering services for high-quality fluid-handling equipment. The AxFlow Group serves customers in the ceramics, chemical & petrochemical, food, pharmaceutical, pulp & paper, and water & waste water industries with equipment from world-leading manufacturers. High standards of technical competence, a comprehensive range of products and services, commitment and integrity have contributed to the company’s steady growth since its establishment in 1989. The AxFlow Group is active in 32 countries and has approximately 1000 employees and an annual turnover of EUR 300 million.

For further information, please contact:
Ole Weiner, CEO of AxFlow Holding
+46 (0)8 545 476 72,

Lars Carlson, CFO of AxFlow Holding
+46 (0)702 74 05 35,

Andreas Lippitsch, Managing Director AxFlow GesmbH
+43 316/68 35 09-0,

Robert Mittinger, Managing Director Tuma Pumpensysteme GmbH
+43 1914 93 40,