Top 10 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. SHG

Country: China

Founded: 1968

About the company:

Xi’an Shaangu Power Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Shaangu Power”), founded in 1999, is a joint-stock company based on the production and operation main body and excellent assets of Shaanxi Blower (Group) Co., Ltd. (established in 1968).

It was listed on Shanghai Stock Exchange in April 2010.

As of December 31, 2019, the company’s registered capital had reached 1676730233 yuan, and 2921 employees were on duty.

Adhering to the corporate mission of “creating smart green energy for human civilization”, the company is committed to becoming an expert in distributed energy system solutions for energy, petroleum, chemical industry, metallurgy, air separation, power, smart city, environmental protection, pharmacy, national defense and other pillar industries of the national economy.

In accordance with the strategic goal of “promoting two transformations and building a world-class smart green energy enterprise”, SHG has seized the growth opportunities of the distributed energy industry and formed three business segments, namely, “energy conversion equipment manufacturing, industrial services, and infrastructure energy facility operation”.

The leading products of energy conversion equipment manufacturing in the first segment, such as axial compressor, centrifugal compressor, energy recovery turbine, four in one nitric acid unit, air separation unit, steam turbine, are all effective energy conservation and environmental protection products.

The second sector industrial services include energy conversion equipment life-cycle health management, EPC, financial business, investment business, etc.

The third part focuses on energy infrastructure operation business to develop distributed energy intelligent integrated park, gas business, cogeneration, cogeneration, water integration, biomass power generation and garbage disposal.

3. 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.).

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. 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.

6. JTL

Country: China

Founded: 1993

About the company:

Jintongling Technology Group Co., Ltd., a holding subsidiary of Nantong Industry Holding Group, was founded in 1993 and located in Nantong City, Jiangsu Province.

It was listed in Shenzhen Stock Exchange in June 2010 with stock code 300091.

Jintongling Technology is a high-tech enterprise that relies on the manufacturing of industrial blowers, compressors, small turbines, new energy boilers, sea water ice makers and other core equipment, has new energy system integration, renewable energy system integration, and distributed energy system integration, and serves many fields such as electricity, chemicals, new energy, renewable energy, and distributed energy.

The company is positioned as an advanced equipment R&D and manufacturing company, committed to providing new energy, renewable energy, distributed energy, energy conservation and environmental protection engineering technology, complete sets of equipment and other system solutions, and providing EPC services;

At the same time, it provides project operation management and capitalization solutions in the above fields.

Jintongling Technology continues to deepen its overseas market and strive to become a global supplier of advanced equipment manufacturing, system solutions and project operation management.

The company has laid out the military industry and nuclear power sector, and strives to become an important service provider in the field of military nuclear power.

7. Zhanggu

Country: China

Founded: 1968

About the company:

Shandong Zhangqiu Blower Co., Ltd. was changed from Shandong Zhangqiu Blower Factory Co., Ltd. (formerly Shandong Zhangqiu Blower Factory).

It has more than 50 years of technology and experience in fan design, production and manufacturing, has a holding subsidiary, two Sino Japanese joint ventures, and has set up branches in the United States.

The company has formulated the overall development strategy of “expanding the main business, promoting innovation, joint venture and cooperation, and developing the big chapter drum”. Through continuous development, it has become the design, production A modern machining scale enterprise integrating sales.

The industrial park covers an area of 430000 square meters, providing broad development space for enterprises to leapfrog development and joint ventures with enterprises from all over the world.

The company was successfully listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange on July 7, 2011, stock code: 002598.


Country: China

Founded: 1913

About the company:

Chongqing General Industry (Group) Co., Ltd. is a large state-owned high-end equipment manufacturing enterprise with a hundred years of development history, taking turbine machinery technology and products as the core, having the industry’s first-class technological innovation ability and independent intellectual property rights.

The company has set up Chongqing Centrifugal Compressor Intelligent Technology Industry and Information Laboratory, Chongqing Turbine Machinery Engineering Technology Center, and postdoctoral research workstation.

The company has built 6 production bases nationwide, covering an area of more than 1 million square meters, employing more than 2000 people, with a registered capital of 515 million yuan and total assets of more than 3 billion yuan.

The company mainly designs, manufactures and sells centrifugal refrigeration units and systems, plate and tube evaporative cooling air conditioning units, centrifugal compressors, blowers, centrifugal ventilators, complete sets of environmental protection equipment and projects, wind turbine blades and Class I and II pressure vessels.

After years of innovative development and technology accumulation, Chongtong Group has a complete independent design and R&D system, established professional R&D teams for pneumatic, noise, structure, materials, process, etc., accumulated rich experience in turbine machinery design, R&D and manufacturing, and has a leading product R&D capability.

The company has prepared to build a turbine engineering testing service center, has a CNAS certified intelligent testing platform for wind turbine blades, centrifugal fans and blowers, and has built a model level test bench for large-scale centrifugal compressors in Southwest China, which has enabled Chongtong to build the production capacity of high-end equipment such as precision machining, detection analysis, assembly testing, and has become a leader of industrial technological innovation in many product areas.

The products of Chongtong are widely used in all walks of life and exported to more than 30 countries in the world, such as the United States, Russia, Japan and South Korea, and are highly praised by users.

9. 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.

10. 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.

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