BHS-Sonthofen Group

BHS-Sonthofen is an owner-operated group of companies specialized in machinery and plant engineering. The Group is headquartered in Sonthofen, Germany. In keeping with our mission “Transforming Materials into Value,” we offer innovative process solutions, technologies and consultancy services in the Process Technology, Building Material Machinery and Recycling Technology divisions.  Having our experts focus on filtration, drying, reacting, mixing, shredding and recycling in the area of mechanical, thermal and chemical process technology is the basis for our success. Our company has a global presence with 600 employees, four production facilities and nine subsidiaries. We realize innovative and efficient solutions for customers in a variety of industry sectors around the world.

PROCESS TECHNOLOGY

In the chemical and pharmaceutical industry, we are experts for filtration, drying, mixing and reacting – drawing on our in-depth know-how, we determine the most suitable process solution for you.

BUILDING MATERIALS MACHINERY

We have been pioneers of mixing and crushing technology for the production of building materials since over than a century. Our processes define industry standards.

RECYCLING TECHNOLOGY

We are the leading provider of technology for metal recovery and recycling specialist for processing industrial waste. We create long-term added value for our customers using our process expertise, innovative process solutions and broad technology portfolio.

News

Rapax wins "Good Design Award 2023"

January 22, 2024
At the end of December, BHS-Sonthofen won the internationally renowned "Good Design Award" in the "Industrial" category for the RAPAX. The intelligent design of the high-performance pre-shredder, which was developed in collaboration with the industrial design company DT Design Tech, impressed the jury. The Good Design Award is considered the world's oldest design prize.

Sustainable energy for BHS in Slovakia: ERDF subsidizes photovoltaic system

January 08, 2024
BHS-Sonthofen (Slovakia) s.r.o. receives indirect subsidies from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) for a large photovoltaic system. The photovoltaic system has been in operation since December 2023 and will reach its full capacity of 270 kilowatts (kW) at the end of January.

Change at the top of Eurostar Concrete Technology

September 05, 2023
With effect from September 4, 2023, Mr. Pierluigi Mezzini has been appointed Managing Director of Eurostar Concrete Technology s.r.l., a 100% subsidiary of BHS-Sonthofen GmbH. The company founder and managing director Mr. Mario Zaccaron is taking a well-deserved retirement from the management.

BHS-Sonthofen receives order for BASF battery recycling plant

September 01, 2023
BHS-Sonthofen is supplying BASF with a plant for the mechanical reprocessing of lithium-ion batteries into black mass. This marks the third large-scale plant for BHS, with the first one having operated successfully for over a year. As a result, customers can benefit from the combined experience and know-how of BHS, providing them with increased investment security.

August 18, 2023

BHS-Sonthofen Welcomes the Impressive Endress+Hauser Show Truck

July 10, 2023
BHS-Sonthofen employees had a unique opportunity to learn about the latest process engineering components in detail on 10 July 2023. Endress+Hauser’s impressive show truck stopped at the Sonthofen factory premises, and their application consultants were on hand to answer questions.

BHS-Sonthofen Supports Local Fire Department with €10,000 Donation

March 07, 2023
BHS-Sonthofen supports the Sonthofen Fire Department with a donation of €10,000 for the purchase of new equipment. With the two wastewater pumps already acquired, the fire department is now equipped with modern technology to provide rapid and effective assistance in the event of flooded basements, weirs or other flood damage.

BHS-Sonthofen will not participate in Achema 2022

January 31, 2023
Due to the renewed postponement of dates by Dechema and the continuing uncertainty caused by the pandemic, BHS-Sonthofen has cancelled participation in Achema 2022 in Frankfurt.

Over 1,000 years of employee service celebrated

December 01, 2022
BHS-Sonthofen now had reason to celebrate: 52 employees at the German sites in Sonthofen, Herrsching am Ammersee and Babenhausen will look back on a total of more than 1,000 years of operation in 2022 - more than twice as many as the company can count with its 400-year history.

BHS-Sonthofen Process Technology at POWTECH 2022

August 25, 2022
BHS-Sonthofen Process Technology will showcase its process expertise for filtration, drying, mixing and reacting at POWTECH from 27 to 29 September 2022. The company offering includes components, individual machines and integrated system solutions. A key focus this year is on high-temperature drying applications. Visitors can look forward to seeing an HTC-T horizontal dryer in action at booth 108 in hall 4a.

AOK Soccer Camp 2022 - Kicking like the pros

August 24, 2022
... was the motto for around 180 young soccer players at the second AOK soccer camp of FC Oberstdorf. From August 2-4 and 9-11, ball-loving children and young people met at Oberstdorf's Oybele Stadium for joint training. The camp was made possible by the active support of regional sponsors, including BHS-Sonthofen.

BHS-Sonthofen receives record number of incoming orders in the Process Technology division

March 23, 2022
BHS-Sonthofen closed the 2021 financial year with a record number of incoming orders in the Process Technology division. Despite the pandemic, the company saw incoming orders in this business unit increase by 26 percent year-on-year. The process technology experts are optimistic about 2022, as this year, BHS-Sonthofen Process Technology is introducing new, digital features for its rotary pressure filter. Another milestone will arrive in the form of modularized, standardized product range for filters, mixers and dryers.

About BHS-Sonthofen

We assist you in solving complex technical challenges with our machines and systems.

Global support team

From its headquarters in Southern Germany, the BHS Group maintains eight locations around the world.