The SCHMID Group encounters us daily – either through smart phones, solar modules or modern energy storages. SCHMID masters processes which are needed in the most different industrial sectors and builds machines and automation systems perfectly tailored to the requirements.
The group of companies with its headquarters in Freudenstadt (Germany) employs more than 1,000 people worldwide. Manufacturing sites in Germany, China, Turkey and USA as well as sales and service locations worldwide ensures our local presence.
SCHMID conducts basic research and brings the technologies into mass production. Thus the company founded in 1864 provides technical progress.
By always entering into new fields of application, four business units developed taking advantage of many synergistic effects: Electronics, Photovoltaics, Automation and Energy Systems.
For over 50 years SCHMID is innovative partner for the electronics industry. The system and process solutions for the manufacture of printed circuit boards, displays and other electrical components ensure low production costs and increase the efficiency of the final products. SCHMID also uses the extensive wet process and automation competence for anodizing and chemical milling.
As technology leader SCHMID supplies highly efficient equipment for the total value chain of photovoltaics. The product range includes single equipment for wafer, cell and module production as well as turnkey production lines and complete factory solutions. Thin-film manufacturers also place their trust in SCHMID’s technological expertise.
The automation division specializes in automation and transportation systems – from single equipment to innovative factory automation. Our modular range of technologies, components and systems serves standard applications and is the basis for individual new developments.
Exclusively for the electronics and photovoltaics industry SCHMID also sells the intelligent transport system montrac® for integration into existing or new production plants.
SCHMID Energy Systems develops, produces and distributes stationary energy storage based on the powerful Vanadium Redox Flow Technology. The EverFlow® product family includes compact storage solutions for home applications, battery containers for businesses and industry as well as large storages for energy suppliers.
Headquarters: Freudenstadt (Germany)
Staff members worldwide: more than 1,000
Group members: 11 companies
Production locations: in Germany, China, Turkey and the USA with a total production surface of 70,000 m²
Overall performance 2015: over 140 Mil. €
Year of foundation: 1864