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ANDRITZ Hydro in Germany, Ravensburg

ANDRITZ Hydro is a global supplier of electromechanical equipment and services for hydropower plants.

With over 180 years of experience, ANDRITZ Hydro is a leader in the world market for hydraulic power generation. Special application pumps and turbo generators are further fields of activity.

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The core competences of ANDRITZ Hydro Ravensburg are the design and construction of Kaplan, bulb, and Francis turbines, pump turbines for storage power stations, compact turbines for large and small static heads, as well as stop valves. Additional services and business activities of ANDRITZ Hydro Ravensburg comprise project management, engineering tasks for the whole facility, and automation, including installation and commissioning.

The company in Ravensburg was established in 1856 as a subsidiary of Escher Wyss & Cie., Zurich, which had a long tradition in machinery and plant construction. The mechanical engineering company has been part of ANDRITZ Hydro, a leading international supplier of electromechanical equipment and services for hydro power plants, since 2006. For more than 75 years, the Escher Wyss controllable pitch propellers have been a worldwide brand for the propulsion of high quality naval and merchant ships.

ANDRITZ Hydro Ravensburg is dedicated to making an important contribution to environmentally friendly, renewable energy. Ecological concepts for modernization in connection with extensive documentation of facilities built in over 150 years have proven to be beneficial for our customers.

The location in Ravensburg numbers around 500 experienced employees. ANDRITZ Hydro Ravensburg offers a comprehensive, qualified apprenticeship system in various technical and commercial occupations. Furthermore, practical instruction of our academic trainees is enhanced through cooperation with the Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Last but not least, the social benefits of a larger company, the possibility of individual and flexible working hours, and the location in the Lake Constance region with many recreational opportunities make ANDRITZ Hydro Ravensburg an attractive place to work.

ANDRITZ Hydropower at a glimpse

ANDRITZ Hydropower is one of the world's leading suppliers of electromechanical equipment and services for hydropower stations in the dynamically growing global renewable energy market. Based on 180 years of experience and a global installed capacity of 470 gigawatts, we offer innovative solutions for new and existing hydropower stations, from small hydropower to large-scale plants. State-of-the-art digital solutions, comprehensive services for the operation and maintenance of entire hydropower plants, and turbo generators for the thermal industry complete the portfolio.

  • More than 185 years of turbine experience 
  • Over 33,200 turbines (more than 489,000 MW) installed
  • Complete range up to more than 800 MW
  • Over 135 years electrical equipment experience 
  • Leading in service and rehabilitation
  • More than 25 GW total​ installed capacity of​ Compact Hydro units

Contact us


Escher-Wyss-Weg 1
88212 Ravensburg

+49 (751) 295 11 0

ANDRITZ HYDRO GmbH | Ravensburg