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.