TUMA Pumps has been strengthening its pump range since December 1st, 2020 through the merger with AxFlow Austria, thereby expanding its product portfolio of displacement pumps. In addition, Tuma benefits from the new partner’s decades of experience in the field of fluid handling in the food and beverage, pharmaceutical, pulp, paper and wastewater industries.
Since 1950 Tuma Pumps has recorded solid growth in the areas of sales, installation, commissioning, adaptation and repair of mainly vacuum and centrifugal pumps, with the main business areas mechanical engineering, plant engineering, food & beverage, pharmaceuticals and chemicals. Tuma Pumps, based in Vienna, serves the market from its modern warehouse and its own specialist workshop, which is equipped with one of the few test stands for vacuum pumps in Austria.
Robert Mittinger, managing director and partner of Tuma Pumps, welcomes the takeover: “We are delighted to be part of AxFlow. Tuma has a good reputation and a strong presence in the Austrian market and AxFlow will help strengthen this position ”.
“The qualified sales and service technicians from Tuma complement and expand our competencies in the area of pump service and system construction,” says Ing. Andreas Lippitsch, Managing Director, AxFlow GesmbH. “We, in turn, have a wide range of displacement pumps and decades of experience in fluid handling applications in the food and beverage, pharmaceutical, pulp and paper industries, as well as in other processing industries. I am sure that the customers of both Tuma and AxFlow Austria will benefit from the advantages of our joint forces”.
“The takeover of Tuma Pumps strengthens the profile of AxFlow as a full-range supplier of pumps and makes us an even more attractive partner for Austrian customers”, says Ole Weiner, CEO, AxFlow Holding.
AxFlow GesmbH has been active on the Austrian market for more than three decades. It is part of Axel Johnson International and belongs to the Swedish Axel Johnson Group. The AxFlow Group specialized in marketing, sales and services related to fluid handling. It serves customers in the ceramics, chemical and petrochemical, food, pharmaceutical, pulp and paper industries, as well as in the water and wastewater industry with equipment from the world’s leading manufacturers. High technical competence, a full range of products and services, commitment and integrity have contributed to the steady growth of the company since it was founded in 1989. The AxFlow Group is currently active in 32 countries, employs around 1,000 people and generates annual sales of around 300 million euros.
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