1.02.2021 | reading time approx. 3 min.

ZIEHL-ABEGG goes AMCA International

Jürgen Albig, world-renowned fan expert, is appointed to the Board of Directors of the Air Movement and Control Association International

Or know-how opens up new paths to the future – Jürgen Albig appointed to the Board of AMCA International

At the Annual General Meeting of AMCA International (Air Movement and Control Association International) in Arlington Heights/Illinois/USA – this time held in a virtual format – Jürgen Albig, Head of Product Management Air Technology at ZIEHL-ABEGG and, as such, responsible for the whole international, group-wide product structure of the entire Ventilation System Division, has been appointed to the AMCA Board.

Know-how, superb expertise, world-renowned

Tremendous international recognition for the expert who brings with him 40 years’ experience in the field of ventilation systems, fan development and manufacture, with special focus on fans in combination with highly efficient motor and drive systems, unerring technical know-how, both on the national and international level. Jürgen Albig holds leading roles on many other important bodies such as the Fachverband Gebäude-Klima e. V (Association for air quality in buildings), the Branchenverband der deutschen Klima- und Lüftungswirtschaft (industry association of the German air conditioning and ventilation industry), the “Connectivity” Working Group of the EVIA, the European Industry Ventilation Association, or the Verein Deutscher Ingenieure (Association of German Engineers (VDI).

Integrity for the cause

He is a member of several AMCA International Working Groups and the European AMCA Steering Committee. In addition to his work as a senior product manager at ZIEHL-ABEGG, he is also responsible for regulatory and governmental-related matters worldwide.

ZIEHL-ABEGG SE is delighted that its highly esteemed member of the senior management, Jürgen Albig, has been appointed to the Board of AMCA International.


Co-responsibility for the harmonisation of normative requirements and the comparability of standards

“We need comparability in and high standards of quality worldwide”, says Peter Fenkl, CEO of ZIEHL-ABEGG. AMCA International is the largest, independent, international, not for profit organization of manufacturers of fans, dampers, ventilation dampers, ventilation grilles and other air system components for commercial heating, ventilation and air conditioning, industrial processes and power generation applications who develop, define and monitor normative requirements and certifications for air system equipment and fans, which has enabled internationally uniform and equivalent standards and ratings to be established for fans and the associated testing requirements.

AMCA certified – world’s largest, combined fan test rig – Headquarters of ZIEHL-ABEGG SE, Baden Württemberg

Mission of AMCA International

With globally recognized ratification programmes such as certified ratings, laboratory accreditations, compliance verification and development of international standards, AMCA International’s mission is to improve the knowledge of air systems and maintain the integrity of the industry on behalf of AMCA members worldwide. ZIEHL-ABEGG has also always attached great importance to AMCA standards when it comes to certification and even “InVent”, the company’s in-house and the world’s largest combined air and noise level test rig at the headquarters in Künzelsau, is AMCA certified. The AMCA seal of approval is regarded as a sign of quality on both the American and Asian markets. With Jürgen Albig now on the AMCA Board, AMCA International has appointed another strong and extremely competent member for its work of international importance.