About Merlin

Healthy climate for human, materials, and machines

Perfect ambient climate has a name: merlin®.

Founded in 1995, today our family-run company is one of the world's leading suppliers of air humidification systems and moisture measuring devices. Our roots are in Upper Austria and customers around the world reap the benefits of our work. Like, for example Mercedes, Audi, and VW. Like FACC, Bosch, and IKEA Like Velux, Canon, Hipp and Nestlé.

They all appreciate the merlin® reliability, perfection, and quality. And we are proud to be able to say that our products and services have contributed to the success of these – and many other – companies. Because only a perfect ambient climate provides the conditions needed to improve productivity, success, and well-being.

merlin® has won many innovation awards and has multiple ISO certifications.

And all this for a single purpose:

to offer our customers superior humidification technologies.

You can take our word for it.

Milestones on the road to success

1995

Johann Reisinger established the company Merlin Technology which traded in wood processing machinery and designed complete solutions for surface engineering.

1996

Non-destructive wood moisture measuring devices were added to the product line – today they enjoy an international reputation and are exported to 70 countries.

1997

merlin® delivered the first air humidification system and quickly won renowned international companies as satisfied customers.

1999

merlin® was converted to a limited liability company with the name Merlin Technology GmbH.

2000

merlin® built and patented the first high-pressure air humidification system in which the atomization units draw in air from above. merlin® systems are now used by numerous customers in the wood, leather, textile, paper, automotive, and electronics industries worldwide.

2003

merlin® launched COOLER, which harnesses the adiabatic cooling effect of air humidification to comfortably cool the ambient air with finely atomized water..

2004

COOLER provided a refreshingly cool atmosphere in the “German House” at the Olympic Games in Athens – to the delight of the athletes, the press, and VIPs alike.

2005

merlin® installed COOLER systems on four luxury cruise liners. The merlin® Team had by then grown to 21 employees.

2006

merlin® won the young entrepreneur award of the Young Economy Upper Austria in the category "Nase vorn durch Innovation" (Leading through innovation).

2008

merlin® built a new innovative company building, providing the basis for further growth.

2009

EVOLUTION, the new series of robustly designed, non-destructive, wood moisture measuring devices, was launched. There are three models with different scanning depths. Perfect for raw timber, semi-finished products, parquet, furniture, and windows.

2013

 merlin® was certified according to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 22000, ÖNORM H 6020-1:2007 and ISO 13485:2012 – an objective proof of the products’ and the company’s quality.

The company won new renowned customers from the automotive and aerospace industries, including Audi, Skoda, Magna, FACC, and Liebherr Aerospace.

2014

Patents* and trademark rights for ORBIT WING® were successfully registered. And so merlin® started a new era of duct air humidification.

* Patented in AT, PCT patent pending

2015

During its 20th year, merlin® took its technical innovations and outstanding quality to the customer to meet their requirements locally – with a worldwide partner network.

2016

Major orders were received from Vienna for the patented ORBIT WING® system:

Belvedere Castle: An ORBIT WING® system and ultrasonic air humidification were installed.

Standard Medien AG, Zollamtstraße: Three of the existing central air supply systems were retrofitted with merlin® air humidification systems.

During the renovation of the Museum of Ethnology, Vienna (Weltmuseum Wien), 24 merlin® air humidification systems were installed so that as of fall 2017, tourists from all over the world will be able to enjoy an ideal ambient climate.

Furthermore, in 2016, the new EVO series, an enhancement of the EVOLUTION series, was launched.

2016/2017

Relaunch of the company website with a new logo and a new corporate design