our origins

A future needs a past - our history

As an owner-managed family company, the Leistritz Group is on a global innovation course - driven by a passion for technology and inspired by the vision of a sustainable future.

Tech Powered. Future Inspired.

Leistritz was founded as a "start-up" by company founder Paul Leistritz in 1905. His successor and son-in-law Helmuth Schaak expanded it into an internationally active technology company. Today, Leistritz is a technical leader in turbine, pump, extrusion and production technology in four independent business areas.

Groundbreaking milestones


Innovative metal leading edge production of components for aircraft turbines


First standardized pump system with exchangeable insert and patented balancing system: the FLEXCORE series


Resource-saving alternative to grinding: whirling technology


In-house developed pulsating electro-chemical metal machining: PECM


The first fuel pump based on a screw pump


First patent for s screw pump with hydraulic thrust balancing