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If I had nine hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend the first six sharpening my axe. – Abraham Lincoln

We supply you with our sharpened seals to ensure a fluent manufacturing process for you. 

Briefly introduced

We supply you with what you need. Reliable and high quality seals – for over 40 years.

The corporate performance of CHETRA is concentrated on the mission “Quality – Made in Germany”.

We have remained committed to this high standard since the company was founded in 1979 – also and especially because the geographical radius of our business activities has become ever wider.

Today CHETRA is active in over 50 countries worldwide from its headquarters near Munich.

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About us

CHETRA is one of the technically leading international specialists for sophisticated mechanical seals and equipment for complex applications. For more than 40 years CHETRA represents highest safety, competence and individuality.

The field of activity extends from Germany to over 50 countries. Our customers are supported worldwide by 7 factory offices and 40 representatives. For maintenance and repair of the mechanical seals we provide 6 seal service centres.

CHETRA is certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001.

Our values

Individuality

Standardized sealing technology is not sufficient to meet the requirements in your factories? In this case CHETRA experts can develop a complete new integrated solution for your individual needs.

Your technical challenges are our motivation.

Team-spirit

With us, you will always be surrounded by motivated specialists who implement the highest quality standards even for complex and difficult applications.

Partnership structures are particularly important to us in order to successfully work in cooperation with you.

Innovation

We are always looking for even better solutions.


For 40 years we have been constantly developing our products and ourselves as CHETRA. In this way we are contributing to the development of the industrial sectors.

THE CHETRA TEAM

A STRONG
TEAM

Our history

  • Foundation (1979)

    1. Foundation of CHETRA GmbH by Dipl-Ing. (FH) Hans J. Rabl in Munich

    2. Engineering office; sealing technology products were manufactured by suppliers in CHETRA's own design

    3. Product areas: mechanical seals, packings and technical maintenance products

  • Joint Venture Hungary (1983)

    Foundation of the joint venture CHETRA-Budapest Kft in Budapest (Hungary)

  • Market & Industry Specialization (1984)

    1. Production of mechanical seals and packings in Garching (near Munich)

    2. Market specialisation: high-quality mechanical seals and customer-specific special solutions

  • API mechanical seals (1990-2000)

    Based on the experience with high quality mechanical seals, the construction of API-GLRD was pushed forward. This was done in close cooperation with a well-known German refinery, a petrochemical factory and an OEM for pipeline pumps.

  • Expansion to Singapore (2004)

    Foundation of CHETRA Sealing Technology Pte. Ltd (CST) in Singapore

  • Intensification in Middle East (2005)

    Activities in the Middle East & Far East were intensified, which led to further applications in the Oil & Gas sector, especially for pipeline pumps, WIP (Water-Injection-Pumps), and MOL (Main-Oil-Line) pumps.

  • Expansion to India (2012)

    Foundation of the CHETRA Mech. Seals India Pvt. Ltd in Mumbai (India)

  • New Headquarter (2012)

    In 2012 CHETRA GmbH was able to move into its new headquarter, while remaining to its Munich location

  • Foundation of a stock corporation (2012)

    Change of the legal form of the company into a public limited company:
    CHETRA Sealing Technology AG

  • Expansion to Italy (2015)

    Foundation of the Italian subsidiary:
    CHETRA Italia S.r.l. in Concorezza (Monza)

  • Joint Venture India (2015)

    Formation of a joint venture company in India with Mascot Dynamics/Mumbai and CHETRA Mechanical Seals India Pvt.Ltd.

  • Development of a redundant supply system

    2017/2018 CHETRA developed a redundant supply system for double acting mechanical seals.

  • Service Center Essen (2018)

    Foundation of a service center, in an industrial region close to our customers.

  • development of big size mixer and agitator mechanical seals

    2018/2019 CHETRA enhanced its agitator and mixer mechanical seals. Now we' re able to deliver mechanical seals for wave diameter over 300mm.

Strong for the future!

For CHETRA, future means constantly accepting new challenges.