Success story

Sucess story2017

  • Takeover of DeVeTec GmbH by the Goffin Group. As of December 1, 2007, the Goffin Group took over the business operations of DeVeTec.


  • September: Relocation to St. Ingbert - 1500m² production hall, 800m² administration area - start of small series production
  • Delivery of first waste heat power plant to China
  • Recognised training organisation
  • Selected by expert jury as exhibitor for  Woche der Umwelt (Environmental Week) at Schloss Bellevue (residence of President of Germany) - Exhibition for future-oriented environmental projects
  • Finalist for the industry prize in the category Energy and Environment - award for especially advanced industrial products and solutions
  • Finalist in the  Innovationspreises der deutschen Wirtschaft (Innovation Prize for German Industry) in the category Medium-sized Company - world's top innovation prize
  • Top Ten in the GreenTec Awards - International Environmental Prize

Sucess story2015


  • Construction and commissioning of the first commercial system in a cold rolling mill (metal-processing industry).
  • Implementation of the internally developed "Noise and Vibration Guard" vibration monitor
  • Construction and commissioning of a waste heat power plant in an electro-steel works (steel industry).
  • Top Ten in the GreenTec Awards - International Environmental Prize

Sucess story2013

  • Construction and commissioning of three further systems for high-efficiency generation of electricity from waste heat in plants in the steel, chemical, and glass industries.
  • Creation of the electrical and software department
  • Finalist in the Step Awards - Unternehmerpreis für Zukunftsbranchen (Entrepreneur Prize for Industries of the Future).
  • Winner of the  Querdenker Award (Lateral Thinker Award) - Annual recognition of the 30 most innovative companies and forward thinkers.


  • Development and construction of a test and demonstration stand for alternative ORC fluids

Sucess story2010

  • Start of the field trial programme, with support from the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Technology.
  • Contracts with four industrial partners regarding the use of the DeVeTec ORC system for high efficiency generation of electricity from waste heat.


  • Commissioning of the first system for generating electricity from waste heat, in the Völklingen-Fenne cogeneration plant. Unsupervised operation under the demanding safety standard of the German Federal Mining Act.

Sucess story2007

  • Transfer of know-how gained from R&D for the automotive industry to a new ORC energy recovery system for industry, using waste heat from stationary systems.


  • Creation of our own Production department


  • Basic research in the area of mobile ORC systems, and development of ORC technology for private vehicles

Sucess story2000

  • Foundation of DeVeTec GmbH
  • Development of future-oriented technologies for the automotive industry, with emphasis on increasing the energy efficiency of vehicles. 
    Customers: Ford, Hyundai, Siemens VDO, Continental, Volkswagen.