The Schmalz company.

As the market leader in automation with vacuum as well as for ergonomic handling systems, we are a partner in demand worldwide. The basis of our success is our innovative strength: it drives all our employees. We know the requirements of our customers, understand them and develop the right products from groundbreaking ideas.

As a third-generation family business, we think and act sustainably: economically successful, in harmony with the environment and socially committed.


Continuous change keeps us on the move - from razor blades to vacuum technology.

Business Units

We are active in three business units: vacuum automation, handling systems and energy storage.


Three values characterize the cooperation with our customers, business partners and employees.

Data and facts

1,500 employees worldwide are committed to serving our customers every day.

20 locations ensure excellent customer service worldwide.

As a third generation family business, we act independently and autonomously

We have already received five awards from "Germany's Best Employers".

580 industrial property rights stand for our pioneering innovations.

We invest nine percent of our turnover in ideas and new products.