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Global leader in commercial fire protection

What makes us unique

What We Do

Headquartered in Germany with offices around the world, WAGNER Group is a 40+ year global leader in commercial fire protection.

WAGNER believes true fire safety takes place before a fire even starts...not after the fact. Offering an alternative to traditional smoke alarms and fire sprinkler systems, our mission is to pioneer the latest advances in early fire detection and fire prevention.

We’re proud to say that today, our products are installed at thousands of sites around the world.

We’re solution providers. That’s very, very important to us. We don't supply products, we supply solutions.

Torsten Wagner
WAGNER Group GmbH Managing Director

What We Offer

WAGNER delivers intelligent systems along with specialized industry expertise to provide customers with tailor-made solutions that stop fires in their tracks. Our flagship solutions include:

  • Very early smoke detection apparatus (VESDA) using air sampling smoke detectors (TITANUS®)
  • Active fire prevention through low oxygen systems (OxyReduct®)

Isn’t it time you changed the way you think about commercial fire protection?

Quality is key

Find out more about how we meet the highest standards in commercial fire protection

Dipl.-Ing. Werner Wagner, Managing Director & Owner

As Company founder Werner Wagner started the success story of the company in 1976 directly after completing his studies in Winsen /Aller . The WAGNER Group, now based in Langenhagen near Hanover, is the technological world market leader in industrial fire protection, holds more than 700 patents and employs more than 550 people at 20 locations  worldwide. His strive for customer benefit and his solution orientation have established numerous innovations and new solutions in the market, which plays an increasing role today. For the passionate sales engineer, the "better" solution developed together with his customers has top priority. Werner Wagner was named "Family Entrepreneur of the Year 2016" for his achievements as an innovation leader and global employer in the region.

It's time to change the way the world thinks about fires. Rather than finding ways to clean up after its destruction, we can leverage technology and innovation to get ahead of its path - and stop fire in its tracks.

Werner Wagner
WAGNER Group GmbH Managing Director

Dipl.-Ing. Torsten Wagner, Managing Director & Owner

Torsten Wagner was already active in his father's business before and during his engineering studies in electrical engineering. In 1996 he fully joined the company and is now the Managing Director in charge of technology, purchasing and logistics. His pronounced technical know-how and process-oriented thinking shape the company's further development. Very important to him is to further enhance the digital transformation of the company.

As a family business, and one that is committed to staying as such, we bring a level of dedication, drive, and compassion to this industry that's unmatched. We're truly setting the gold standard for commercial fire protection around the world.

Torsten Wagner
WAGNER Group GmbH Managing Director

Dipl.-Oec. Thorsten Schmacker, Managing Director

Thorsten Schmacker, a trained banker, immersed himself early in the world of numbers. After studying economics and social sciences, he worked as a Project Manager at ABB in Mannheim, where he was responsible for the commercial management of international infrastructure projects. After a short break in purchasing and building management at ABB, he worked for Deutsche Bahn AG. As Commercial Manager, Thorsten Schmacker was responsible for the concerns of DB Netz AG in Hanover. Following this, as Head of Commercial Project Management, he was responsible, for tasks including the implementation of the commercial change process for the merger of two companies within DB Netz AG Hannover. Since 1 March 2019, Thorsten Schmacker is the Managing Director responsible for Finance, Organisation and IT at the Wagner Group.

Our roots are strong

Read our founder’s story and remarkable growth over the last 40 years

Continuous growth

Employee development

As a result of our company’s ongoing expansion, our workforce has been growing steadily for years. We are still looking for qualified professionals to join our team.

We are a learning organisation. Continuous improvement is one of the keys to our joint success as a team.

Torsten Wagner
WAGNER Group GmbH Managing Director

Sales development in millions of euros

Thanks to our employees’ dedication, our innovative fire prevention technologies, and our customers’ ever-increasing safety and security requirements, our revenues are continually on the rise.

We specialise in niche areas, and are always working on new ideas.

Torsten Wagner
WAGNER Group GmbH Managing Director

Our Mission Statement "We are WAGNER.2026" is both the foundation of our business activity and the basis for our corporate strategy on the way to the 50th anniversary of WAGNER in 2026.

The mission statement determines our thinking and actions as the basis for our corporate strategy. It helps us to maintain consistent and strategic cooperation with each other and with our customers and partners.

Thorsten Schmacker, WAGNER Group GmbH Managing Director