Facts and Figures

Founded

  • 1910 by Johannes Schmalz

Market importance

  • Schmalz is the market leader in vacuum automation and ergonomic handling solutions 

Business areas

  • Vacuum Technology for Automation
  • Vacuum Lifters, Crane Systems and Workshop Equipment
  • Vacuum Clamping Systems

Managing Directors

  • Dr. Kurt Schmalz
  • Wolfgang Schmalz
  • Andreas Beutel

Certificates

  • DIN ISO 9001 (quality management) since 1994
  • DIN ISO 14001 (environmental management) since 1997
  • DIN ISO 50001 (energy management) since 2012
  • Authorized Economic Operator – Customs Simplifications (AEO C) since 2012
  • Known Consignor since 2013

Employees

  • Around 1,300 worldwide
  • 13% trainees (in Germany)

Innovation indicators

  • About 450 industrial rights chartered and granted
  • 8.5% of turnover spent on research and development

Locations

  • 18 Schmalz companies worldwide
  • Headquartered in Glatten, Germany

Sales partners

  • In over 80 countries worldwide

Turnover quota

  • Around 50% Germany
  • Around 50 % International