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LTB - Where We come from

History

YearWhat happened
2013
  • LTB acquired by Dürr AG and becomes integral part of Dürr System - Clean Technology Systems division
  • LTB brand continues alongside that of Dürr
2012
  • LTB joins VDMA's "BluECOmpetence" sustainability initiative
  • Launch of new corporate identity with "Breathe Easy™ slogan
2011
  • Company renamed "Luft- und Thermotechnik Bayreuth GmbH" to reflect the company`s Focus on thermally-based System solutions
  • LTB America established, Toms River, NJ, USA
2008
  • 50 years LTB - 50 years experience in exhaust air purification - worldwide!
2003
  • 100th ROxiTHERM RTO installed
2001
  • Mobile clinical waste incineration system developed for German army - units see service in Afghanistan and Kosovo
2000
  • Company moves to new facility in Goldkronach, BY (10km north of Bayreuth)
1995
  • Supply of first pebble heater-based bulk material ROxiTHERM™ RTO (RTZ) systems
1993
  • First ROxiTHERM RTO systems
1992
  • First OxiTHERM Cat catalytic oxidiser system
1990
  • Co-development of dioxin adsorber technology with Steinmüller / Hugo Petersen
1985
  • Patented KeraSORB cross-flow packed-bed filter technology
1981
  • Launch of counter-flow-packed-bed-sorption filter system for the ceramic industry
1975
  • Acquisition of the Anderson patent for the HEAF and CHEAF deep bed fibre filter systems - Medium-sized niche policy - deep bed fibre filter for aerosol Separation
1971
  • Entry into wet separator business and launch of a comprehensive wet scrubber / cyclone portfolio (over 700 units installed).
1968
  • Supply of centrifugal ventilation systems for the workplace
1961
  • Introduction of first ever controls on dust removal at work
1958
  • Lufttechnik Bayreuth Rüskamp GmbH founded in Bayreuth by Erich Rüskamp