Top 10 Axial Fan Manufacturers in 2023

1. SBW

Country: China

Founded: 1934

About the company:

SBW Group is a pillar and strategic leader in China’s major technical equipment industry, covering an area of 700000 square meters, and currently employs 7000 people.

It undertakes the task of providing domestic equipment for major projects related to the national economy and the people’s livelihood, such as petroleum, chemical industry, air separation, power, metallurgy, environmental protection, national defense, etc.

Its survival and development are related to national economic security.

Over the years, SBW Group has adhered to technological innovation, management innovation, talent system innovation and cultural innovation, and constantly made new breakthroughs in the localization of major equipment.

At present, SBW has the R&D and manufacturing capacity of major technical equipment such as million ton ethylene compressor unit, ten million ton oil refining unit, 100000 air separation large PTA, large LNG, large MTO, large long-distance pipeline compressor, 150 ton high thrust reciprocating compressor, and AP1000 nuclear main pump, nuclear secondary pump, nuclear tertiary pump, and pumps for national defense and navy equipment.

The overall design and manufacturing technology of large centrifugal compressor has reached the international advanced level.

SBW Group has successively purchased more than 200 sets of large high, precision and thin equipment such as large gantry milling machines and five coordinate machining centers, more than 400 sets of imported CNC machine tools, and more than 00 sets of advanced testing equipment such as high-speed dynamic balancing machines, five coordinate measuring machines, and ultrasonic flaw detectors.

The equipment and manufacturing capacity of SBW Group has reached the international advanced level.

2. Howden

Country: Scotland

Founded: 1854

About the company:

Howden was founded in Scotland in 1854.

After 160 years of development, it has become a global company with more than 6000 employees in 28 countries around the world.

Howden designs, manufactures and supplies air and gas processing equipment, including industrial fans, process gas compressors, and rotary heat exchangers.

These equipment can be used in all industrial fields around the world, and are suitable for air and gas treatment under extraordinary conditions, especially in power generation, petrochemical, mining, steel, rail transit, cement, sewage treatment, paper making, food, refrigeration and other industries where the performance, reliability and maintainability of equipment are important indicators.

Howden’s products are all customized according to customer needs, and are renowned worldwide for their high performance, reliability and innovation.

Howden China Engineering Co., Ltd., a joint venture established by Houghton Group in China in 1994, is located in Weihai City, Shandong Province, with an area of 150000 square meters and a building area of 48484 square meters.

It is one of the advanced manufacturing plants of Howden Group.

The Weihai factory of Howden China Engineering Co., Ltd. is a high standard factory, which is equivalent to the scale of Houghton factories around the world.

The factory is equipped with a 5-axis CNC machine tool processing center and multiple crown blocks with a maximum capacity of 30t.

The factory and equipment can produce fans, preheaters, cooling fans and compressor units of high quality and high standards consistent with other companies in the world (Britain, Denmark, Netherlands, Australia, etc.).

3. Nangfeng

Country: China

Founded: 1988

About the company:

Nangfeng Fan Co., Ltd. (stock code: 300004) was established in 1988 and listed in Shenzhen Stock Exchange in October 2009.

The company is a large domestic enterprise specializing in the design and manufacturing of ventilation and air handling systems, stainless steel seamless tubes and special alloy steel tubes. Its products mainly include ventilation and air conditioning system design, equipment manufacturing integration and services, stainless steel seamless tubes and special alloy steel tubes.

Its business mainly covers nuclear power, subways, tunnels, petrochemical, coal chemical and large industrial and civil buildings.

The company has a modern production plant area of more than 800000 square meters and more than 1000 employees.

The company has been recognized as a “high-tech enterprise” by the state for many times, and was recognized as a “key high-tech enterprise of the national furnace plan” in 2013.

It is an enterprise in the industry that has obtained the design and manufacturing license for nuclear grade fan and nuclear grade air valve products issued by the China Nuclear Safety Administration at the same time, and it is also an enterprise in the industry that has earlier obtained the design and manufacturing license for nuclear grade 1, 2 and 3 stainless steel nuclear power steel pipe products issued by the China Nuclear Safety Administration.

Over the years, the company has always adhered to the development idea of independent innovation and technology to promote the company, and its technology research and development level has always been in the leading position in the industry.

In recent years, the self-developed “Electric Melting Precision Forming Technology for Heavy Metal Components” is a new “3D printing” manufacturing technology, which is the first in the world and will replace the traditional casting and forging technology to a certain extent.

This technology can be widely used in the fields of modern major industrial equipment in nuclear power, thermal power, hydropower, petrochemical, metallurgy, shipbuilding and other industries.

4. Shangfeng

Country: China

Founded: 1974

About the company:

Zhejiang Shangfeng Gaoke Specialized Wind Industry Co., Ltd., formerly known as Shangyu Wind Turbine Factory, was founded in 1974.

After more than 40 years of development, it acquired and reorganized Shangyu Specialized Wind Turbine Co., Ltd., a leading industrial and civil construction company in the wind turbine industry, in 2013.

After three years of business restructuring, personnel integration, and resource optimization, it renamed Zhejiang Shangfeng Gaoke Specialized Wind Industry Co., Ltd. in 2015.

Supported by the large platform of listed companies, It is committed to building a respected and trusted domestic equipment manufacturer and integrated service provider.

The company has two brands, namely, upwind and special wind, which are mainly engaged in research, development, production and sales of various axial flow, centrifugal fans, cabinet fans, diagonal mixed flow fans, subway tunnel fans, magnetic suspension blowers, single-stage high-speed blowers, multi-stage centrifugal blowers, special fans for cooling towers, combined air conditioning boxes, fresh air units, fan coils, air conditioning boxes, various cooling towers and related supporting tuyeres, dampers, smoke exhaust valves, fire dampers Electric cabinet, various impedance silencers, industrial silencers, sound insulation covers, sound barriers, equipment integration of HVAC system, deepening design of silencers, transformation of energy-saving fans and systems, integration of waste heat and residual pressure power generation system, integration of full life cycle management system of fans and rotating equipment, marine winches, cranes, windlasses and other high-tech products.

The company has a registered capital of more than 100 million yuan, covers an area of more than 100000 square meters, has more than 800 employees, complete production equipment, advanced process flow and perfect inspection means.

After the completion of M&A and reorganization, the company has further improved its R&D capacity, production capacity, management capacity and sales capacity, and has become an enterprise with high market share in the wind turbine industry in the nuclear power field, rail transit field and industrial and civil construction field.

At the same time, it has made great efforts to enter the environmental protection field, marine military products field, etc.

In the field of nuclear power, the company is an early manufacturer involved in the field of nuclear power ventilation, and one of the early enterprises to obtain the design and manufacturing license for nuclear grade fans issued by the Nuclear Safety Administration.

It has rich experience in the supply of nuclear power ventilation system equipment.

The company independently researched and developed key ventilation equipment from “Nuclear Generation I” to “Nuclear Generation III”, made outstanding contributions to the localization of nuclear power in China, successfully developed the first set of CAP1400 control rod drive mechanism cooling fan in China, the first set of CAM system fan, CAV system fan, VCL system air conditioner and other important products of “Hualong No.1”, and successfully won the bid for the CAP1400 No.1 and No.2 units project of the National Nuclear Demonstration Station developed and manufactured with the third generation nuclear power technology.

It has won the bid for the fan and air conditioning projects of the third generation of CNNC “Hualong No.1”, and the fan projects of the third generation of CNNC “Hualong No.1”.

Up to now, the company has undertaken more than 45 domestic and foreign nuclear power project supporting projects, and the product supporting facilities are all over such domestic and foreign nuclear power plants as Qinshan Nuclear Power, Ling’ao Nuclear Power, Fuqing Nuclear Power, Hainan Changjiang Nuclear Power, Taishan Nuclear Power, Sanmen Nuclear Power, Tianwan Nuclear Power Station, Fangchenggang Nuclear Power, Pakistan Yixima Nuclear Power and so on.

In the field of rail transit, the company has successfully developed DTF type subway tunnel axial flow fan in 1999, and successfully passed the national scientific and technological achievements appraisal in 2000, with the technology reaching the international level at that time.

With the help of CFD (Computer Fluid Dynamics), the company has developed subway ventilation and air treatment equipment with large flow, high pressure, high efficiency and low noise in China, which can reduce the volume and weight while improving the operating efficiency of the equipment and replace imports, changing the situation that ventilation and air treatment equipment rely on imports.

Up to now, the company has undertaken more than 98 supporting rail transit projects at home and abroad, and the supporting products are all over such domestic and foreign subway lines as Beijing Metro Line, Hangzhou Metro Line, Guangzhou Metro Line, Shenzhen Metro Line, Hong Kong Metro Line, Singapore Metro Line, etc.

In the field of industrial and civil construction, the company is committed to researching ventilation equipment with “high efficiency, low energy consumption, and low noise”, and constantly introducing new products to seize the market.

At present, the company has a leading market share in the field of industrial and civil construction, winning the bid and applying it to thousands of projects such as the Olympic Water Cube, Diaoyutai State Guesthouse, Wanda Plaza, China Pavilion of World Expo, Baolong Plaza, Guangzhou Baiyun Airport, CCTV Building, etc.

5. Shangshu

Country: China

Founded: 1968

About the company:

Shanghai General Fan Co., Ltd. is a joint-stock enterprise specializing in manufacturing “Shangshu” brand ventilation, induction, supply and exhaust fans.

It is a backbone enterprise in the production of fans in East China and a member of the National Fan Industry Association.

The company covers an area of 68500m2, with a building area of 55000m, 360 employees, an asset scale of more than 100 million yuan, an annual sales of nearly 300 million yuan, more than 30 series of fans of more than 300 specifications, an annual output of more than 20000 fans, 5 invention patents, 30 utility model patents, and 4 appearance designs.

The company has a group of excellent high-quality scientific research, technology and management talents, and a large number of enterprising Shangtong people, who promote the sustainable development of the company with their own intelligence and industrious hands.

The company is equipped with advanced computer aided design and fluid power research and development platform, professional manufacturing equipment and CNC machining center, and computer data automatic collection fan laboratory that has passed the national certification and energy efficiency label filing;

The PLM product core technology graphic management software, ERP production logistics data management software and OA office management software are used to realize the modern management of enterprises.

The company continuously optimizes product quality, scientific and technological innovation and internal management, and has won the title of Shanghai High tech Enterprise, Shanghai Science and Technology Little Giant Enterprise, and Shanghai Intellectual Property Demonstration Enterprise

The products have won various national and Shanghai municipal awards for new products for many times, providing high-quality supporting products and services for petrochemical, metallurgy, nuclear power, automobile, shipbuilding, chemical fiber, printing and dyeing, environmental protection, building materials, HVAC and other industries and national key projects;

It also exports to many countries and regions in America, Europe and Asia.

6. Yilida

Country: China

Founded: 1994

About the company:

After more than 20 years of persistent pursuit, transformation and development, Yilida Group has actively integrated into the global economic and industrial ecology, and has become a green scientific and technological manufacturing enterprise integrating wind turbine manufacturing, core parts of new energy vehicles, lightweight materials, etc.

Zhejiang Yilida Fan Co., Ltd. (stock code 002686), founded in 1994, is a Zheshang asset holding enterprise under the State owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of Zhejiang Province;

Leading enterprise in central air conditioning fan production and manufacturer of building ventilator (engineering fan).

Adhering to the spirit of innovation, through the development of intelligent motors, Yilida has gradually moved from the traditional fan manufacturer to the fan and intelligent drive motor system integrator, striving to realize the brand concept of “smart wind”.

The Group’s brands include “Yilida”, Wolter, “Fulihua,” Maer, “ESSENTEC”, “AMMT”, “TCCharger,” Sanjin, etc.

“Yilida” is the leader of domestic central air conditioning fan brand.

“Wolter” is committed to building a domestic brand in the field of building ventilation and providing ventilation products and services.

“Fulihua” is a domestic high-quality axial fan brand.

Maer is the brand of external rotor axial flow fan.

“ESSENTEC” is the pioneer of butler service for product parts of major air-conditioning manufacturers in the world.

“AMMT” is an expert in ship and marine protective materials, functional materials and composite materials.

“TC charger” is a leader in the field of new energy for vehicles such as car charger in China.

“Sanjin” is the core supplier of lightweight auto parts in China.

Relying on innovative thinking, Yilida has independently developed a domestic leading level of NwEC technology, and launched a permanent magnet brushless motor with low vibration, low noise, high efficiency, high intelligence and more application value.

To a greater extent, the actual demand for energy conservation and emission reduction has been realized.

From traditional fans to energy saving fans, Yilida has kept innovating and forging ahead, and gradually realized independent research, development and production of all parts of fans, motors and control systems by integrating various resources through industrial thinking.

Yilida integrates fans, EC motors and integrated variable frequency motors to achieve a full range of fan energy saving solutions for refrigeration units and air conditioning terminal products.

7. Kruger

Country: Singapore

Founded: 1985

About the company:

Founded in Singapore in 1985, Kruger Ventilation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Soler&Palau Ventilation Group, headquartered in Spain.

Kluger is a supplier of energy-saving ventilation solutions for residential and commercial buildings, industrial applications and infrastructure.

At present, Kruger has established 18 business departments in the Asia Pacific region.

With rich knowledge and proprietary technology, Kruger believes that it can create value for customers only by understanding their needs and delivering expectations.

Kruger will continue to seek ways to continue to provide customers with quality services and products.

Kruger recognizes the importance of customers, and customer requirements are one of the key strategies for Kluger to obtain better customer service.

The Kruger research team has begun to design advanced fan systems to expand their range of ventilation systems to provide a wider range of options.

8. Jindun

Country: China

Founded: 2005

About the company:

Zhejiang Jindun Fan Co., Ltd. is a high-tech enterprise specializing in the R&D, production and sales of ventilation system equipment in subway, tunnel, nuclear power, railway and other fields.

After more than ten years of rapid development, the company was listed in Shenzhen Stock Exchange at the end of 2014 (stock code 300411).

In 2017, the company successfully acquired Hongxiang Technology, Zhongqiang Technology and Sichuan Tongfengyuan, the general contractor of the project;

In 2018, Jindun Fan Equipment, a wholly-owned subsidiary, was established to undertake the original fan business.

Through a series of restructuring and upgrading, the company has integrated the advantages of its subsidiaries in capital, technology, industry experience, customers and other aspects.

Under the industrial background of “Made in China 2025”, the company has actively engaged in high-end manufacturing, opening a new chapter of leapfrog development.

Jindun is the industry leader in the field of subway tunnel ventilation system.

Its products have been successfully applied to nearly 300 domestic and foreign subway and tunnel projects, such as Beijing Metro, Shanghai Metro, Guangzhou Metro, Singapore Metro, Shanghai Renmin Road River Crossing Tunnel, Wuxi Taihu Lake Tunnel, Lanzhou Chongqing Railway, Singapore Salaya Naidao Tunnel, etc.

As an important supplier of ventilation system in the industrial and civil construction field, the company’s main products have been successfully applied to a large number of landmark civil projects in China, such as Beiliang Olympic Tennis Stadium, Qingdao Olympic Sailing Base, Chengdu Shuangliu Airport, and nearly one hundred Wanda Plaza, and have been widely recognized by the market.

In April 2019, the company won the bid for the Lalin Railway Project. Since then, the company’s ventilation system business has added railway modules.

Jindun attaches importance to technological innovation, constantly increases investment in research and development, and strives to promote the transformation of achievements, Establish “industry university cooperation” “, established long-term technical cooperation with many well-known domestic universities and research institutes, such as Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Shanghai Nuclear Engineering Research Institute, and carried out research on cutting-edge technology of ventilation system.

The company has implemented more than 10 national and provincial major scientific and technological projects, developed 7 national key new products and the first provincial set of products, and obtained 134 national patents, including 28 invention patents.

The company actively hosted and participated Formulate and revise national, industrial, group and other standards as well as the revision and improvement of international standards.

So far, it has presided over and participated in the formulation of nine national and industrial standards, among which ZZB010-2015 Metro Tunnel Axial Fan is a Zhejiang manufacturing standard.

9. MFJ

Country: China

Founded: 1958

About the company:

Fujian East Asia Environmental Protection Technology Co., Ltd. was approved by Fujian Provincial Administration for Industry and Commerce in May 2017 and changed from Fujian East Asia Blower Co., Ltd.

Its predecessor is Fuzhou Blower Factory, which was founded in 1958. Under the guidance of the national market economy policy, the company, in order to grow and adapt to the needs of market economy development, carried out two in-depth enterprise system reforms in 1994 and 2006 respectively, and registered as Fujian Dongya Blower Co., Ltd.

On March 28, 2017, the company was listed and traded in the National Small and Medium sized Enterprise Share Transfer System Center.

The stock name is East Asia Shares, and the stock code is 871081.

The company has two subsidiaries: Fujian Rongbang New Energy Technology Co., Ltd. and Fujian Fugu Import and Export Trade Co., Ltd.

The company holds the professional contracting qualification certificate of environmental protection engineering, the professional contracting qualification of electronic and intelligent engineering, the general contracting qualification of power engineering construction, the general contracting qualification of mechanical and electrical engineering construction, the professional contracting qualification of building mechanical and electrical installation engineering, as well as the safety production license, fire smoke exhaust fan, subway fan and other national voluntary product certificates.

The company is one of the wind turbine manufacturing bases with large production scale and strong strength in East China, with a registered capital of 80.8 million yuan, fixed assets of more than 100 million yuan, and a newly built garden type factory covering an area of 40000 square meters.

The company has fan R&D center, fan testing center, large-scale centrifugal fan and Roots fan production line, modern CNC machining center, horizontal machining center, vertical machining center and other high-end equipment.

Main products: “Minfeng Brand”, three categories, more than 40 series, more than 500 specifications of Roots blower, centrifugal fan, axial flow fan, fire fan, subway tunnel fan and other fans and supporting fan series;

Sewage treatment, water environment restoration, VOCs treatment, dust removal and noise reduction and other environmental protection projects.

Through ISO9001 product quality management system certification, the company has more than 40 practical and invention patents, and the products are sold throughout the country and exported to Southeast Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and other countries and regions. East Asia Shares provides customers with fans and fan accessories, steel structures and environmental protection projects from design, manufacturing, installation to after-sales services.

10. TwinCity

Country: USA

Founded: 1973

About the company:

TwinCity Fan Group Co., Ltd. is the leader in designing and manufacturing high-quality commercial and industrial fans in the industry.

The product line covers centrifugal fans, axial fans and gravity roof fans in many directions.

In the world, tens of thousands of successful installation cases have been completed, and there is a tracking record of application equipment that is technically complex and unique.

The global manufacturing plants of Shuangcheng fans are located in the United States, Singapore, India, China and the Czech Republic.

Shuangcheng Fan (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. was established in July 2006, focusing on providing high-quality products and more professional services to customers in China, and looking forward to growing together with customers in China and forming a business partnership.

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