Welcome to KRIWAN

Leading the way for 50 years

Since it was founded in 1968, KRIWAN has been a 'hidden champion' in the area of motor protection. In fact, there is no need for us to hide, since our condition monitoring solutions are pretty impressive!

We make it simple

The company's philosophy is simple: We want to offer our customers unique solutions. And we believe that the key to success is a deep technical understanding, a clear focus on our markets and exceptionally high-quality standards.

This has proven to be true, borne out not only by our continually growing sales figures, but also by our committed employees – and a multitude of happy customers.

Company founded

by Friedrich Kriwan (1935-2015)

40 patents in total

New patents every year

Test center

High quality standards guaranteed as a result of the extensive testing possibilities at the KRIWAN test center.

 Our product groups

Electronic protection

Machine protection sensors

Wind and flow sensors

Protection controller



Locations worldwide


Germany 1968


Austria 2001

Italy 2012


USA 2006

Brazil 2016


China 2005

Global leader

  • Electronics and sensors for refrigerant compressors
  • Temperature sensors for electric motor coil protection
  • Industrial weather measuring technology