From DRAABE to Condair Systems



Year Milestone
2017

DRAABE becomes Condair Systems, and relocates to Condair’s new European Production and Logistics Centre, which offers 8,500 m2 of space right next to Hamburg Airport. From this location, the new Condair Systems is now responsible for the distribution of direct air humidification for Germany and Central Europe.

2016

With the DuoPur and TrePur systems, DRAABE introduces a new generation of all-in-one air humidification systems that are especially suitable for small and mid-sized projects.

2014

DRAABE is the first manufacturer to be certified to state of the art technology in direct room air humidification according to VDI 6022 Sheet 6. This allows all customers for the first time to have their air humidification systems examined by an independent VDI auditor on a regular basis and while in operation. The VDI certification becomes a component of the DRAABE full-service concept.

2013

The German Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO (Stuttgart) starts a two-year study about the effects of air humidity on the workplace. DRAABE provides technical support for the investigation with their NanoFog Evolution air humidification.

2012

The new humidifier generation TurboFogNeo by DRAABE is the first to combine ceiling- and wall-mounted atomisers in this completely redesigned product series: A total of five new humidifier types can be flexibly combined for different requirements.

2012

More than 18,000 m² air humidification at the drupa 2012: For the first time in the history of the company, DRAABE humidifiers created the optimum climate in seven halls of the printing industry world trade fair.

2011

DRAABE was again awarded the “Optimised Air Humidification” certificate from German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV).

2008

At the drupa 2008, the printing industry trade fair, DRAABE exhibits with a two-story booth and charts the greatest success in trade fair interest in the company's history.

2007

DRAABE succeeded in entering the market of office and small room air humidification with the innovative systems NanoFog and DuoPur.

2005

As the first supplier of air humidification systems worldwide, DRAABE has been awarded the "Optimised Air Humidification" certificate from the Trade Association for Printing and Paper Processing (later the DGUV).

2004

Expansion of sales activities in Europe, North America and Asia

2002

Takeover of the international Climate Control and Manufacturing Technology Group Walter Meier (today Condair Group) and integration as a separate business unit.

1996

The world's first high-pressure nozzle system, "DRAABE DI Puls" is introduced - the first air humidification without expensive compressed air and virtually silent.

1991

The DRAABE air humidification system receives a German Federal Patent.

1986

With the introduction of the compressed air nozzle system, DRAABE BioSafe, the company is the first manufacturer of a combined water treatment and air humidification system.

1982

DRAABE presents its first proprietary development with the portable pure water container "UO Wasser"

1960 - 1980

DRAABE becomes the leading provider of air humidification systems in Germany as the exclusive importer of the DEFENSOR device series (Switzerland).

1949

Hans-Jürgen Draabe founds the company in Hamburg. 



Condair’s European Production and Logistics Centre (2017)



DRAABE logo until 2017



Dependable air humidification through VDI certification

Certified according to VDI 6022 Sheet 6 (2014)





Next generation humidifiers, the DRAABE TurboFogNeo

DRAABE TurboFogNeo (2012)



DRAABE NanoFog, humidifiers for office applications

DRAABE NanoFog (2007)



DRAABE acquisition of Walter Meier AG

DRAABE Logo until 2002 



DRAABE proprietary development of the pure water container

The first DRAABE pure water system (1982)

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