Viessmann takes over Tschritter GmbH and expands its involvement in the refrigeration sector

  • Turnkey solutions, especially for the retail trade
  • Focus on Northern Germany
  • Job security for all employees
  • Continuation of the business by the family

Allendorf (Eder) / Gifhorn, 8.1.2019 - The Viessmann Group is taking over Tschritter GebäudeTechnik GmbH subject to approval by the antitrust authorities. The range of services offered by the family-owned company with almost 40 years of experience covers all areas of air-conditioning and ventilation technology, industrial and commercial refrigeration, industrial refrigeration and cold store construction, as well as the sale and distribution of refrigerated cabinets. Tschritter provides its customers with comprehensive support from planning through implementation to project maintenance.

"We are very pleased that we can now combine Viessmann's expertise in refrigeration cabinets, coldrooms and refrigeration systems with Tschritter's high service orientation. Together we will be able to offer our customers, including food retailers, even more comprehensive turnkey solutions for their needs. The focus will be on northern Germany. The aim is to further expand the company together," says Frank Winters, CEO of Refrigeration Solutions at Viessmann.

Oliver Tschritter, the son of the founder Harald Tschritter, will continue to take over the management of the company and emphasized: "The demand for refrigeration technology in Germany is high. This fact is reflected in the customer's understandable wish to purchase "everything from a single source". In Viessmann, we have found a reliable and strategically important partner for the future who will help us to fulfil this customer wish to the full.

Tschritter GebäudeTechnik GmbH with headquarters in Gifhorn has been in existence since 1979. More than 80 employees currently work at a total of three locations in Gifhorn, Hanover and Ahlbeck (Usedom).

Viessmann is one of Europe's leading manufacturers of commercial cooling system solutions, renowned for their energy efficiency and sustainable refrigeration technology together with user-friendliness and maintenance. Viessmann's Tecto product and service portfolio includes centrally cooled, plug-in refrigeration cabinets, coldrooms and refrigeration systems as well as accessories and service. The refrigeration products are manufactured in Viessmann's production facilities in Germany and Finland and are represented by local sales offices in 18 countries throughout Europe, supported by an extensive network of partner companies.

January 2019