Flourishing landscapes in the new federal states of Germany – in Großheringen this notion is closely associated with the name Viega. This company, which has its headquarters in Attendorn in Westphalia, has invested millions in its agricultural machinery plant (previously known as the Weimar plant) thereby establishing it as an efficient centre for the production of plumbing systems.
Today the Viega plant in Großheringen is one of the most modern production sites in Thuringia. In Großheringen over 600 skilled employees within the worldwide Viega Group produce piping systems for the building services engineering industry as well as for the industrial plant and shipbuilding industries. With its production in Großheringen, Viega is the world leader in the market for high-speed press-fitting technology used in the manufacturing of pipelines. A comprehensive product range of more than 14,000 items is produced in five locations in Germany. This is an example of the international efficiency of this business location. Viega traditionally places a high value on the education of its junior staff. New employees are professionally developed in a variety of jobs. The many prime positions secured by staff in the local, national and international professional championships points to the high level of educational qualifications at Viega in Großheringen.
Year of foundation1899
The Großheringen location was established: 1990
Employees2,800 around the world
over 600 in Großheringen
Plumbing systems/connection technology
Pre-wall systems/flushing technology