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Our company history - 90 years of SAACKE

SAACKE is a medium-sized company whose success is largely based on the knowledge, skills and commitment of its employees.

We have been involved in combsution technology for 90 years and are now one of the world's leading companies in this field.
See the important dates in our history here.

1931 – 1st generation

Carl Saacke (Founder)
1931 – 1945


1945 – 2nd generation

D. Herbert Saacke
1945 – 1964


1964 – 3rd generation

Hans-Herbert Saacke
1964 – 2005



Henning Saacke
Angelika Saacke-Lumper
Bettina Saacke

Our technology history

Market launch of the GCU evo. This gas combustion unit is used for the safe transport of liquefied gas on LNG tankers and bunker ships by burning the boil-off gases.


Market launch and first delivery of the low NOx combustion systems < 30 mg NOx first in China, then in the EU.


Commissioning and inauguration of an innovative combustion plant using residual materials at ANGUS Chemie

Market launch and first delivery of the FMB-VF low NOx boiler


Market launch of the SAACKE Scrubber System


Commissioning of the first combustion plant for low calorific value liquid fuels: Molasses combustion in Brazil.

Market launch of GCU (Gas Combustion Unit)


Commissioning of the first blast furnace gas combustion unit


SAACKE becomes a system supplier for complete marine boiler systems


Market launch of the 2-stage combustion technology


Market launch of the monobloc rotary atomizer series SKV, external flue gas recirculation for nitrogen oxide reduction, SAACKE pulverised coal burner SKB,...

Market launch of SAACKE rotary atomizer technology


The SAACKE mission:
most available power
at lowest possible