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Corporate Philosophy

ETL Verfahrenstechnik GmbH

As a family-owned company operating throughout Europe in the field of sample filtration for wastewater analysis, we also attach great importance to clearly defined values. These values are of essential importance to us in our relationships with customers, partners and employees and form the basement on which we aim to achieve our corporate goals. We are aware of our economic and social responsibility and are actively engaged in shaping this responsibility in a positive way.

To place our actions on a solid foundation, we have formulated fundamental principles that form the heart of our corporate culture. We would like to present these principles to you below:

I. Our market

Our expertise in sample filtration technology as well as its manufacturing, is characterized by the following core competencies:

  • Sample filtration - systems with a separation limit of 200 micrometers to 450 nanometers.
  • Manufacturing of systems, components and spare parts for superior target groups like: Wastewater treatment plants, wastewater associations, industrial parks, chemical parks, pharmaceutical parks, refineries, aquacultures, landfills, airports, paper mills and many more.

In the field of membranes for our filtration systems, we specialize in certain materials:

  • Ceramics
  • Various plastics
  • Metals

Our processes are holistic: it starts with feasibility studies, in which research and development play a central role, followed by product development and design. This process flows in the commissioning of the final product, which is 100% tested and ready for use. Whether this is a complete system, component or spare part, or a solution specifically tailored to the customer's challenges, our claim is the highest quality and precision in every detail.

We see it as our duty to always meet the dynamic requirements of our markets with products of the highest quality level. ETL Verfahrenstechnik GmbH is committed to be a leader in its market segment and to continuously develop in order to set new standards repeatedly.

II. Our customers - the basement of ETL Verfahrenstechnik GmbH

At ETL Verfahrenstechnik GmbH, satisfied customers represent the core of our corporate philosophy. As experts in sample filtration for wastewater analysis, we are dedicated to developing products and services that meet our customer’s needs.
We are firmly committed to be flexible and adaptable to meet the diverse challenges and market conditions. A decisive role in our corporate strategy is played by the active involvement of our customers with their ideas and suggestions.
Working in partnership opens up valuable perspectives on the part of our customers, enabling us to make targeted use of our specialist knowledge and expertise to design individually tailored solutions for our "partners".

This approach is the key to the continuous improvement of our products and services. It also promotes the strengthening of our long-term business relationships by creating a basement of trust and cooperation. For nearly four decades, the name ETL Verfahrenstechnik stands for precision and reliability in our products and services. Through our commitment and dedication to our customers, ETL Verfahrenstechnik GmbH underscores the importance of customer satisfaction and loyalty as the cornerstone of success.

III. our experience

Through 35 years of experience, creativity and a constant willingness to evolve, we combine our technical expertise to develop solutions who are excellently tailored to the specific needs of our customers.
Our systems are developed by our team coupled with many years of expertise.
We focus our resources mainly on optimizing the quality of our products, increasing efficiency while improving their ease of use and longevity.

IV. Our suppliers as potential partners

We strive to be an "ALL" encompassing partner to our customers by not only offering our core products, but also covering adjacent product areas and services.

Reliable suppliers who are involved in our quality management have the opportunity to become strategic partners over time, which is a significant contribution to our success.

V. Prospecting new markets

We are always in close contact with our customers, which enables us to understand their needs. ETL Verfahrenstechnik GmbH is present wherever quality is required. We are actively engaged in analyzing and developing both regional and in the future, international markets. In doing so, we act with care and have long-term perspectives in mind. For the development of new markets, we are open for cooperations.


VI. Our employees - the most important factor

Engaged employees are our most valuable resource. It is important to us that everyone is treated with respect and appreciation, just as we would like to be treated ourselves. For us, respectful interaction at eye level is the basis for the consistent and positive development of our company.

By permanently investing in the further training of our employees, ETL Verfahrenstechnik GmbH supports a continuous improvement process. In return, we get back engagement, trust, reliability and integrity from our employees.

We encourage personal initiative and openly discuss results, which we see as opportunities to learn and develop together. Both personal and corporate goals are shaped and supported by a common interest.

VII. Our senior management

Our managers have the responsibility to support the team in terms of motivation and development and raising awareness of social, cultural and environmental issues. They base their actions on the corporate philosophy and are accountable in this respect. Managers and employees alike contribute to the positive image of ETL Verfahrenstechnik GmbH, both internally and externally.


VIII. A family business

ETL Verfahrenstechnik GmbH is a living example of the strengths of a family business.

The ambition to continue ETL Verfahrenstechnik GmbH as a family business is of utmost importance. This includes not only the preservation of a successful tradition and the cultivation of human ties, but also flexibility, short lines of communication, decisive action and responsiveness to special needs. Our corporate actions take responsibility towards the environment and society in a comprehensive sense. Our style is sincere, direct and focused on consistency. For ETL Verfahrenstechnik GmbH, sustainable value development is of greater importance than short-term profits.

Our main task remains the sustainable further-development of ETL Verfahrenstechnik GmbH as an independent, value-oriented family business.

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