About

Burgmann Packings is a privately-owned company pioneering the development and production of Low Emission Technologies. Our sealing solutions help customers around the globe to reduce their environmental impact in a wide range of increasingly complex industrial processes and applications. Our products are mostly invisible, but make a difference when it comes to the reduction of harmful emissions, the increase of plant safety and efficiency as well as compliance to Health & Safety standards.

We leverage 130 years of experience with the combined resources and expertise from our highly skilled workforce in Ireland, Turkey, China and Germany to meet and exceed customer expectations in more than 40 countries world-wide.

Our Research & Development facilities in Turkey and China partner with our customers, universities and testing institutes to develop tailor-made solutions for the sealing challenges of the 21st century.

All Burgmann Packings sites are certified to DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 and various other industry specific certification and approvals including the nuclear power industry and Oil & Gas.

We are proud members of the European Sealing Association (ESA) and China Hydraulics Pneumatics & Seals Association (CHPSA).

Management

Dr. Wolfgang Bommes

Chairman

Wolfgang Bommes acquired the entire shares of Burgmann Packings in 2004, when the packing production activities were separated from the Freudenberg and Burgmann Sealing business. As the Chairman of the Burgmann Packings Group he has developed the company from a subcontractor to EagleBurgmann and Freudenberg Sealing Technology to an independent market player in the sealing industry. Before starting his own business Wolfgang had worked as a Managing Director/CEO in international trading companies with responsibility for operations, IT and sourcing. After finalizing his studies in economics at the University of Cologne and a PHD he started his career in an international consulting company. After that he joined a global sports company to take over responsibility for controlling and later on for the entire footwear division.

Daniel Tilgner

Managing Director

Daniel Tilgner joined Burgmann Packings as Group Managing Director in 2016. Before taking over this responsibility Daniel worked already 15 years in various sales and business development functions in the sealing technology industry. Daniel started his career as Regional Sales Manager and Product Manager with a leading German gasket manufacturer after finishing an apprenticeship as Industrial Business Management Assistant with the same company. Later Daniel joined the EagleBurgmann Group (a member of EKK and Freudenberg), where he served as Head of Business Development in the Packings & Gaskets product division and later as Sales Director. Daniel studied Business Administration and earned an MBA degree from the Open University Business School.