Weissenkirchen im Attergau: Today at noon it was official – the leading full-service provider of local and district heating, aqotec, based in Weissenkirchen im Attergau, is a strategic partner of the Viessmann Group (“Viessmann”). Viessmann now holds a minority stake in aqotec GmbH (“aqotec”). Both aim for growth and the joint creation of sustainable energy solutions. Intelligent solutions for the heat supply of buildings but also for network suppliers are in high demand and are an important part of a sustainable energy policy. Thanks to this dynamic market situation, aqotec is on an expansion course and there is great potential for all areas of local heating. aqotec has entered into a strategic partnership with Viessmann in order to increase capacities and to be able to expand the sustainability factor even more in the future.
“We design living spaces for future generations, and we can live up to this responsibility together with aqotec as a partner in the Attergau region and beyond,” says Max Viessmann, CEO of the Viessmann Group. Viessmann’s goal is to decarbonize buildings and cities, and efficient solutions in local and district heating play a central role in this. Viessmann sees great potential in the cooperation with aqotec for successfully tackling current and future environmental problems with intelligent and, above all, digital solutions. Christian Plainer, Managing Partner of aqotec, is pleased about Viessmann’s family-oriented corporate management and sees cultural similarities between the two companies: “By joining forces, we can achieve our goal of a regenerative heat supply even better in the future.”
“Through our solutions, we create a local energy supply that is independent of the geopolitical situation, and at the same time we strengthen the region in the form of jobs and ecologically sensible products,” says Christian Holzinger, also a managing partner of aqotec. The future cooperation was celebrated today with a staff event at aqotec in a great mood. The aqotec team sees the opportunities for the Upper Austrian company and the advantages that are already visible through the partnership. Large-scale measures in the field of digitization will bring maximum energy efficiency in the future and make aqotec an even more attractive and secure employer in the region.
aqotec is a leading full-service provider in the field of local and district heating technology and sees itself as a visionary in regenerative heat supply. The portfolio of the company, which was founded in 1999 and has 150 employees, includes not only local and district heating stations, but also the aqotec solution and service portfolio of home stations, control technology, visualization software, special plant construction, fresh water modules as well as planning and project planning and is active in over 15 countries worldwide with its headquarters in Weissenkirchen im Attergau and strong growing. The annual turnover has increased this year to 36 million euros with a 50% increase compared to the previous year’s result. Viessmann holds a 49.9% stake in the company.
The family company Viessmann was founded in 1917 as a heating technology manufacturer and is today a leading global provider of sustainable climate (heating, cooling, water and air quality) and renewable energy solutions. The “Integrated Viessmann range of solutions” seamlessly connects products and systems via digital platforms and services, thus creating an individualized feel-good climate for users. All activities are based on the corporate mission statement “We design living spaces for future generations”. This is the responsibility that the 13,000-strong Viessmann family and its business partners share every day.