About Us

A history of excellence

Stiebel Eltron was founded in 1924 by Dr. Theodor Stiebel in Berlin, Germany. Initially, the company concentrated on the manufacture of electric water heaters for the German market. In the decades that followed, Stiebel Eltron branched out into additional products, and markets grew steadily. Today, Stiebel Eltron is the largest manufacturer of water heaters in Germany.

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The tradition continues

Stiebel Eltron is known for high quality, well engineered products. The primary focus in product development has been on products that use less energy, are much safer, and give the consumer higher levels of comfort.

This philosophy is still very much evident at Stiebel Eltron today. Stiebel Eltron is regarded as a very successful company in the environmental control and system sector of the industry.

The sales and service operation for the Western Hemisphere is located in West Hatfield, Massachusetts where Stiebel Eltron maintains a sales, service, distribution, and spare parts facility. The operation has been located in North America since 1980.

Stiebel Eltron employs approximately 3,000 people worldwide. The company has manufacturing plants in Holzminden, Germany; Eschwege, Germany; Slovakia, Thailand, and China.