perma

About perma

Every 11 seconds, a perma lubrication system is installed or exchanged, worldwide. Manual lubrication is a thing of the past! Today, anyone looking for safe, effective and long-term economical lubrication of equipment takes advantage of automatic lubrication. perma offers ideal technical and economical solutions for any lubrication point.

Employees world-wide

300

Lubrication systems sold

55 mill.

Turnover 2022 (not consolidated)

119 mill. €

Subsidiaries

In addition to the headquarters in Euerdorf, Germany, seven further locations have been successfully established worldwide over the years.

For contact details of our subsidiaries in the US, South America, Spain, Italy, France, India and Australia, please click here.

Advantages at a glance 

Technical aspects

Equipment availability

Cost effectiveness

Workplace safety

Environmental protection

Our Corporate Philosophy

<span>CUSTOMER NEEDS DETERMINE </span><span>OUR ACTIONS</span>
CUSTOMER NEEDS DETERMINE OUR ACTIONS

The customer comes first. We ensure customer satisfaction through intensive customer dialogue, expert service and tailored solutions.

OUR EMPLOYEES ARE OUR STRENGTH
OUR EMPLOYEES ARE OUR STRENGTH

Our corporate culture is defined by friendly, collegial interaction.

Our company’s potential lies in the creativity, experience, motivation and openness of our employees.

<span>WE WANT TO RETAIN OUR</span><span>POSITION AS MARKET LEADER</span>
WE WANT TO RETAIN OURPOSITION AS MARKET LEADER

As the only provider of systems for single-point lubrication, we make long-term investments in research and development.

We hold our position with a sense of responsibility.

ACTING ON SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
ACTING ON SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Our company’s stable financial situation secures existing jobs while creating new ones.

We continuously improve our workplace safety and environmental protection, and we even exceed legal requirements.

 

<span>CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT</span><span>OF EVERY PROCESS</span>
CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENTOF EVERY PROCESS

Continuous testing and optimisation allow us to guarantee the efficiency of our processes and thus ensure constant improvement of our performance.

THE QUALITY OF OUR PRODUCTS IS THE RESULT OF COOPERATION WITH EXPERT PARTNERS.
THE QUALITY OF OUR PRODUCTS IS THE RESULT OF COOPERATION WITH EXPERT PARTNERS.

Our quality is based on close, trusting cooperation with our suppliers.

<span>ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION</span><span>DRIVES US</span>
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTIONDRIVES US

Environmental protection and workplace safety are important to us. Products should be manufactured, stored, transported, used and disposed of in a way that benefits people and the planet. 

We continuously reduce our consumption of energy and resources. All of our employees are required to prioritise workplace safety and the environment.

<span>PROGRESS IS THE KEY</span><span> TO OUR SUCCESS</span>
PROGRESS IS THE KEY TO OUR SUCCESS

We value customer-oriented product development, including Directive 2014/34/EU (Ex protection). Product improvement is a continuous process. Mutually agreed targets ensure that potential for improvement is exploited to the fullest. 

Cost effectiveness, quality, environmental protection and workplace safety are not at odds with each other here.

DIGITALISATION IS A CORE COMPONENT OF OUR SUCCESS
DIGITALISATION IS A CORE COMPONENT OF OUR SUCCESS

Continuous investment in digital equipment is central to our philosophy. 

Here, we rely on the continuous integration of modern digital technologies and solutions to optimise our processes, reach our customers more effectively, and offer innovative products and services.

History

For more than 60 years, perma has stood for innovative and creative lubrication solutions.

perma single- and multi-point lubrication systems are used in almost all types of industries and applications around the world.

perma’s leadership in the single-point lubrication market is based on numerously patented and specifically certified products. All perma products are developed, tested and manufactured in the company’s headquarters in Germany and meet the quality standard “Made in Germany”.

With many years of experience, a global network of own subsidiaries and competent partners around the world, perma can offer customers many solutions that meet the highest technical requirements.

Foundation of metal goods factory for household and kitchen appliances in Bad Kissingen

Invention and patenting of perma CLASSIC single-point lubrication system

Sale / acquisition by private investment group

New management and extensive reorganisation

Foundation of subsidiaries H-T-L perma

Change of company name to perma-tec GmbH & Co. KG

New production and warehouse building as well as an office building extension

Completion of additional warehouse / office building

For me, good cooperation and mutual support between colleagues is really important. I am proud that this is how things are done at perma and that I am a part of this. 
Tina Kaiser
Tina Kaiser
Global Marketing
I like working at perma because here I can not only develop my skills, but also make a real impact on the company's success and be part of an inspiring community.
Sina Bille
Sina Bille
Global Marketing

Certificates and Memberships

The up-dated sicZert certificate (sicZert Zertifizierungen GmbH) is available here.

The latest certificates can be downloaded here: 

The following perma products are UL certified:

perma STAR VARIO
perma PRO

The European Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA) is the largest organisation of distributors and manufacturers of power transmission and motion control products in Europe. It represents over 190 companies of the industry. EPTDA is dedicated to providing its members with information, education and business tools required to profitably meet the needs of the industrial market place. The EPTDA offers a unique platform for productive communication and networking between distributors and manufacturers on a senior management level. 

perma-tec has received the TISAX-certificate and thus complies with the official security standards required when working with customers and suppliers in the automotive industry.

TISAX stands for „Trusted Information Security Assessment Exchange” and is an important requirement for secure data exchange. Leading the development of this standard for information security is the Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA).

TISAX Certificate

The ENX Association supports with TISAX (Trusted Information Security Assessment Exchange) on behalf of VDA the common acceptance of Information Security Assessments in the automotive industry. The TISAX Assessments are conducted by accredited audit providers that demonstrate their qualification at regular intervals. TISAX and TISAX results are not intended for general public.
For perma-tec confidentiality, availability and integrity of information have great value. We have taken extensive measures on protection of sensitive and/or confidential information.
Therefore, we follow the question catalogue of information security of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA ISA). The Assessment was conducted by an audit provider, in this case the TISAX audit provider DEKRA. The result is exclusively retrievable over the ENX Portal. The certification is valid worldwide and subject to regular assessments for recertification.

Energy policy according to ISO 50001

The energy policy plays a special role in the production, storage, transport, use and disposal of our products. The reduction of the usage of energy and resources is to be constantly promoted. Each employee is personally required to take into account the aspects of our energy policy, which are specified, implemented and regularly reviewed by the energy representative.

perma-tec has been certified for the introduction and implementation of a quality and environmental management system according to the DIN EN ISO:50001:2018 standards in the area of development, production and distribution of perma lubrication systems. 
 

The certificate can be downloaded here.

Both certificates were issued because perma complies with the EN ISO / IEC 80079-34: 2020 standard.