Civil Aviation
The Piller Group GmbH manufacture high capacity rotary UPS, hybrid UPS, diesel UPS, static UPS, static transfer switches, ground power units and 50/60Hz frequency conversion. Piller is located in Osterode, near Hannover in Germany with regional offices in Asia, Europe and the Americas and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the multi-disciplined global UK engineering group, Langley Holdings plc
Piller Group GmbH & Co.KG
Abgunst 24
37520 Osterode
  • English
  • German

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Company profile
Piller stands for customized system solutions such as high quality energy conditioning, uninterruptible power supply and frequency conversion. Since its foundation in 1909, Piller has stood for electrical machines of the highest quality and availability. For more than 30 years, Piller has been the supplier of 400 Hz systems to both the civil and military branches. Pillers ground power equipment can be found in operation at major airports throughout the whole world. Piller provides customised solutions including the design of the 400Hz cable layout, calculation of the 400Hz voltage drop, planning of the cabling and installations.
Nowadays, the company’s head office in Osterode as well as its worldwide branches, representations and sales offices employ a staff of about 800 people.
The yearly turnover is app. 200 Mio. USD


Piller has a comprehensive product range to realize centralized and/or decentralized, highly reliable 400 Hz projects:

- Rotary and Solid State 400 Hz aircraft ground power units
- Electronically regulated 400 Hz step-down transformers
- Tear and wear free cable reelers
- Aircraft service cables
- 400 Hz power distribution units

Our services include:
- Training of operating personnel
- Maintenance and repair
- spares

Piller, the top source in the market in the fields of airports, ticketing data centres, UPS for runway lightning and flight security applications.

References and export activities
Piller frequency converters and GPUs are used by a variety of customers around the world. International and regional airports of different size such as FRA, ZRH, JED, DXB, AUH, STG, CDG a.o. trust in Piller 400 Hz technologies. Airlines and MROs, e.g. Lufthansa, Qantas, THAI, Etihad, BA, United a.o. belong to  Piller customers like also military authorities e.g. DFS, AAI, NATO, Bundeswehr, US Army a.o. do. Our industry partners/customers are e.g. Boeing, Airbus, Raytheon, DIEHL, EFW, ABB, Rheinmetall Air Defence, EADS, MTU, CAE a.o.

Target group
Airlines / Operators; Aircraft OEM´s; Military; Defense Industry; Ground Handling Companies; MRO; Passenger Boarding Bridge Manufacturers; Airports  (modernization/expansion/new-build); Planners; Consultants;

Competitive advantages
One stop shopping for highly reliable airport power solutions.
With its long history, competitive product range and expertise in 400 Hz technologie Piller Power Systems offers unique high professional customized solutions for airport power (air-side) from point-of-use up to complete centralized systems.

Purpose of participation in project
- Getting in touch with target group
- improve brand awarness in south america
- Market intelligence

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