For more than a century, POLLRICH design and develop industrial fans to the latest standards to increase the customer's productivity and efficiency. The company was founded in the year 1906 by Paul Pollrich, who was, even at a very young age, fascinated by air flow technologies. Over the years, the company has seen hard and good times. Today POLLRICH is an internationally recognized manufacturer of heavy duty industrial fans. After the fusion with the former competitor Rotamill, POLLRICH develops competent solutions for challenging procedural tasks and becomes therefore unique. With approx. 200 employees at different locations, POLLRICH is today a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty process fans.


2019: Takeover of the intangible assets of Rußwurm Ventilatoren GmbH

2017: Implementation of a new ERP-System and launch of the new Corporrate Identity

2016: Re-organization of the Group of Companies with the subsidiaries POLLRICH GmbH and ROTAMILL GmbH


2009: Acquisition of the management-and serviceteam from Pollrich

2008: Acquisition of the Rotamill GmbH by Frank-Martin Bub and VIGOR Holding GmbH

2001: Acquisition of the fan range from Spelleken

1997: Majority Acquisition of Hensel GmbH

1991: Majority Acquisition of „Schirm Wärmetechnik GmbH“

1974: Rebranding and expansion into „Rotamill Apparate-, Anlagen-und Ventilatorenbau GmbH“

1954: Foundation of Rotamill as an engineering company for grinding mills


2009: Management- and serviceteam relocates to Rotamill

2008: Acquisition of Pollrich and DLK byTop Air AG

1999: Rebrandingin Pollrich Ventilatoren GmbH

1998: Acquisition by DLK

1989: Acquisition by GEA

1950er: Development of heavy-duty centrifugal fans

1922: Rebrandingin Paul Pollrich & Comp.

1906: Foundation of "Fabrik für Entstaubungs-und Lüftungstechnik" in Moenchengladbach