About Claudius Peters

Claudius Peters was founded in Hamburg 1906.

Since its founding in 1906, Claudius Peters has become one of the world’s most respected engineering houses and an innovative world leader. It’s German engineering excellence continues to set benchmarks for the design, manufacture and commissioning of materials handling and processing systems for the gypsum, cement, coal, alumina and bulk-handling industries. From conception and installation through to commissioning and after-sales support, Claudius Peters provides world-class service to the world’s biggest cement producers.

The company is part of the Claudius Peters Group GmbH, headquartered in Buxtehude near Hamburg, Germany, with regional offices in the Americas, Asia and Europe.

Claudius Peters provides turnkey systems and is your ideal partner in materials handling:

  • Raw material storage and blending beds
  • Storage and homogenization of raw meal
  • Raw meal feeding to pre-heaters
  • Coal, mineral and biomass grinding, storage, conveying and dosing systems
  • Calcining Technology
  • Clinker Coolers
  • Pneumatic conveying and storage systems
  • Mixing systems
  • Loading and unloading systems
  • Bagging and palletizing plants
  • Carrier and terminal equipment

Aircraft stringer production

The aerospace division of Claudius Peters has been producing the highest quality aircraft stringers from its facilities in northern Germany for over 40 years.

Since 1980 the company has supplied stringers for civil and military Airbus aircraft. From the very first A300’s to the mighty A380, by the end of 2018 Claudius Peters has supplied stringers for over 11,500 Airbus aircraft. Claudius Peters’ experience and reputation for both quality and reliability in stringer production is quite simply, second to none.

Today the company continues to supply stringers for Airbus aircraft and now offers its services to other aircraft builders.

Contact us today at aerospace@claudiuspeters.com to discuss your requirement.

100 Years of Excellence

22 October 1875

First sees the light of day as son of an architect

1890 – 1892

Apprentice fitter with Gebr. Claussen, an engineering company in Wesselburen / Norderdithmarschen

1892 – 1894

Journeyman fitter in Altona and Berlin

1894 – 1896

State College for Engineers in Hildburghausen / Thuringia

1896 – 1897

Technical designer in Spandau

1897 – 1898

Technical designer in Berlin


Appointed Works Engineer at the Alsen Portland Cement Works in Itzehoe


Senior Engineer and Technical Manager in charge of Alsen’s newly erected cement works in Catskill, New York


Marries Ida Baasch, who later gives birth to two children, Harold and Ina (who subsequently marries Johannes W. Grapengiesser)


Claudius Peters establishes his eponymous company in Hamburg, Germany.


Registration of the company in the Hamburg Commercial Register and appointment of a Commercial Assistant with statutory powers


Move to new offices in the Wallhof on Glockengießerwall, appointment of a lady clerk and a technician to assist the senior engineer appointed one year previously.


Depression forces wage and salary cuts of 15-20%.


Claudius Peters AG is formed. The shares are held by the Peters family and the British engineering group, Babcock. The Fuller company is acquired.


Appointment of Johannes ‘Jonny’ Grapengiesser as commercial assistant. He will marry Claudius Peters’ daughter in 1940.


The company has a staff of 34, but this is reduced after WW2 to 23 in 1946.

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World-class engineering starts with our employees

Every great product needs a great business behind it. innovative, challenging and rewarding, it takes a wide range of people and skills to deliver world-class German-made equipment.
Founded in 1906, the Claudius Peters group provides manufacturing, consultancy and support services to a wide range of industrial sectors. Our high integrity products can be found in cement plants, gypsum plants, ports, aluminium plants and steelworks.

Headquartered in Buxtehude, Germany with modern manufacturing facilities, we provide innovative engineered solutions to a client base that demand a partner to help them excel in today’s competitive and demanding market.  Claudius Peters is part of the of the multi-disciplined global UK engineering group, Langley Holdings plc.


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