winterswijk facility

In 1904 Mr. G.J. Nijhuis founded a repair shop for textile machinery in Winterswijk, the Netherlands. In 1930 Nijhuis, started to design and produce pumps under the name Nijhuis Pompen BV. In 1940 Nijhuis developed the gas generator for cars, which were widely used during World War II. In 2006 Nijhuis Pompen BV became part of Norit - 'Leading in Purification'. In 2011 - Nijhuis Pompen BV became part of Pentair, Inc - Global Leader in Water Solutions en Technical Products.

pumps and pumping systems

We design, produce, deliver and maintain pumps and pump systems for a variety of worldwide applications, such as drinking water, irrigation, waste water, flood control, marine, dredging, (petrochemical) industry and desalination.

firefighting pumps and systems

We have more than 35 years of experience in designing firefighting systems and are specialized in dredging, onshore, offshore and marine firefighting. Our fire protection pumps and packages are used on oil platforms, floating refineries / barges, jetties and floating Production storage & offloading. Our customers include leading sprinkler installers, engineering firms (contractors), airports, power plants, industrial and (petro)chemical companies requiring fire pump packages.

worldwide after-sales services

In addition to world-class- products and production facilities, Pentair's Fairbanks Nijhuis’ services department offers a wide range of after-sales services, including:

  • Product training
  • System installation
  • Maintenance
  • Repairs and delivery of original spare parts


All parts are produced in Fairbanks Nijhuis' own foundry and machine shop. Fairbanks Nijhuis has workshops in Winterswijk, Beverwijk, Zevenbergen and Tynaarlo in the Netherlands, and a worldwide network of service representatives.

social responsibility

Pentair has a tradition of embracing sustainability, openness, reliability, and social responsibility within the company and especially in cooperation with customers, suppliers and the world around us. Fairbanks Nijhuis' Dutch manufacturing facility is ISO 9001 and 14001 certified and operates in compliance with ISO 26000 International Standards.

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As part of its separation into a new pure play water company, a new Pentair website has launched. Please visit the new Pentair.com to learn more about our exciting new company and your favorite brands!