A brand of
Aqseptence Group

The Geiger brand is a leading provider of water intake systems for power plants, desalination, irrigation, water plants and other industrial applications. Geiger was founded by Carl Geiger in Karlsruhe in 1891.

Reliable Performance. Sustainable Results.


Our recently renamed Division Water Intake Systems (of the Aqseptence Group) continues to design and manufacture Geiger screening machines and has become a world-famous mechanical engineering company with an increasingly international team and thousands of references all over the world.
We develop and produce water intake solutions including bar screening and trash raking machines, as well as mesh/travelling band screens, mainly made in Germany.
Our division supplies and design-builds made-to-measure automated screening machines for the filtration of debris at seawater/river water intakes for thermal power plants (nuclear-, gas- and coal-fired power plants), desalination plants and industrial- and potable water systems.
The aim is to protect pumps and subsequent process steps such as condenser tubes from the carry-over of debris. More than 2,000 highly sensitive plants worldwide (Greenfield and Brownfield) are equipped with our machines. Our cathodic protection systems (with impressed current ICCP) stand for longest lifetimes and corrosion resistance in seawater.

Brand History

With the “Geiger’sche Fabrik”, which was founded in 1891 by Carl Geiger, Geiger pioneered the fields of waste water disposal and cleaning of cooling water with its own patented equipment.
In the year 1934 his grandson Dr. Hellmut Geiger founded the machine factory Hellmut Geiger and continued the long tradition as a family business. The brand Geiger still has close ties to Karlsruhe, Germany (the main manufacturing site for our intake screening machines). For just a year the company was named Brackett-Geiger.
In 2005, Geiger was merged with Passavant to form the company Passavant-Geiger GmbH. Worldwide known for quality and reliability, in Summer 2016 we celebrated the 125th anniversary of Geiger together with colleagues, management and our families.

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Locations and Contact


Aqseptence Group GmbH, Karlsruhe

Sales and Manufacturing Location
Hardeckstrasse 3
76185 Karlsruhe

Tel: +49 721 5001 0

Fax: +49 721 5001 213

North America

Aqseptence Group, Inc., Centerport, NY

Sales Location
15 Greenhaven Way
Centerport, NY 11721

Tel: +1 631 839 1297

Fax: +1 631 239 4121

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