About us

About us

Our team

Ludwig Künzel

Management / CEO
Phone: +49 (0) 9251 30 81
E-Mail: ludwig.kuenzel@pureflow-filter.com

Marc-Alexander Künzel

Managing Director / CBDO
Phone: +49 (0) 9251 30 81
E-Mail: marc.kuenzel@pureflow-filter.com

Jürgen Rabe

Sales Industry / Public Pools NRW
Phone: +49 (0) 1516 1715 644
E-Mail: juergen.rabe@pureflow-filter.com

Rico Bechert

Sales Fountain Filter Business Customers / Public Pools
E-Mail: Rico.Bechert@pureflow-filter.com

Jens Hilker

General Sales Switzerland
E-Mail: info@h2wellness.ch

Erwan Berthomé

General Sales France
Phone Germany: +49 (0) 1525 6035 356
Phone France: +33 (0) 767 743 302
E-Mail: erwan.berthome@pureflow-filter.com

Francisca Konrad

General Sales Spain / South America
Phone: +49 (0) 172 473 9541
E-Mail: f.konrad@pureflow-filter.com

Fabian Stark

Sales Maritime / Marine
Phone: +49 (0) 174 733 5625
E-Mail: fabian.stark@pureflow-filter.com

Marco Boni

Sales Industry / Breweries Southern Bavaria
Phone: +49 (0) 170 143 2475
E-Mail: marco.boni@pureflow-filter.com

Michael Kubi

General Sales Israel, Kubi-Group
Mobile: +972 58 70 33 770
E-Mail: michael.kubi@pureflow-filter.com

Bill Newton

General Sales USA / Canada
E-Mail: bill.newton@pureflow-filter.com

Herbert Nürnberger

Production Foreman

Harald Bauernfeind

Special Machine Construction

Torsten Mederer

Production Manager    

Marylin Dos Santos Graf

Sales

Roman Schäfer

Apprentice

Our company

Our history

Take a journey through the past with us and learn how a small handicraft business first became a world market leader for weaving reeds for technical fabrics.

1862
The Wagner family begins with the production of weaving reeds from wood and supplies the Upper Franconian weavers.
1862
1920
Foundation of the first metal-processing weaving reed factory by Theodor Wagner at the Münchberg site.
1920
1974
The Swiss entrepreneur Karl Tomaschek takes over the Wagner weaving reed factory. The company name Wagner is retained due to its positive reputation.
1974
1982
Production of the world's longest weaving reed in Münchberg with a length of 24 metres.
1982
1998
The Künzel family takes over the management of the Münchberg and Krefeld sites.
1998
1999
Wagner Webblätter receives the Hidden Champion award and produces the weaving reeds used to make the paper for the EURO banknotes.
1999
2002
The company becomes world market leader in the category manufacturer for technical weaving reeds and is renamed WBK.
2002
2008
The Künzel family takes over the company and renames it KUENZEL advanced weaving technologies. It invests considerably in the expansion and production of filter and screening technology systems.
2008
2012
Start of the development of 3D filter segments made of technical fibres.
2012
2014
Start of test series in industry (process water filtration), aquaristics (private and public aquariums, dolphinariums), private pools as well as public outdoor and indoor pools, washing plants, fish farming and other areas.
2014
2016
Start of the company Pure Flow Filtersysteme GmbH at the Münchberg site.
2016
2017
PureFlow is granted a patent by the Patent Office of the Federal Republic of Germany. PureFlow also wins the Bavarian Family Entrepreneurs Award in the INNOVATION category.
2017
2018
PureFlow begins positive development of special cartridge filters as well as filters for the home and garden sector and starts production three months later.
2018
2019
PureFlow begins positive development of innovative skimmer filters and starts production four months later.
2019
2020
PureFlow strengthens the company and its international presence worldwide. New sales locations and a central consulting centre for industry, trade and users were established.
2020
2021
PureFlow receives certification Filter material for swimming and bathing pools according to KSW recommendation of the German Federal Health Office.
2021
2022
PureFlow obtains certification for the drinking water sector according to DVGW / DIN EN 1642.
2022