Witt celebrates 70th anniversary


The Germany headquartered company Witt is celebrating its 70th anniversary – as we take a look at some of the significant milestones the company has achieved since inception.

When Paul Witt marketed the world’s first dry Flashback Arrestor in 1945, no one could have foreseen then how it would turn out: it ultimately led to a world-leading manufacturer of products for mixing, dosing, testing and analysis of gases as well as safety devices for technical gas systems.

Safety from the word go

Right up to the present day, the Witt Flashback Arrestor has been protecting people daily against the catastrophic accidents that can occur with flammable gases, for example when welding or cutting. Witt products have also become indispensable in many other industries, (for example) in the chemical industry, glass production, laser and medical technology, the automotive and aeronautical sectors as well as the food industry. Witt’s work has frequently been pioneering, as the company the first supplier to manufacture a standardised series of inert gas mixers for the food packaging industry. And this is a success that the around 200 employees at the company headquarters in Witten are proud of.

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