BHS-Sonthofen Group

BHS-Sonthofen is an owner-operated group of companies specialized in machinery and plant engineering with headquarters in Sonthofen, Germany. In keeping with our mission “Transforming materials into value,” we offer innovative process solutions, technologies and consulting services in the business areas Process Technology, Building Materials Machinery and Recycling & Environment. Our experts in the field of mechanical and thermal process technology with a focus on filtration, drying, mixing, crushing, and recycling form the basis for our success. Our company has a global presence, with 500 employees, three 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 AND THE ENVIRONMENT

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

Recycling Lives relies on plant technology from BHS-Sonthofen

January 3, 2022
British recycling specialist Recycling Lives commissioned a recycling plant that was planned and implemented by BHS-Sonthofen at its site in Preston, England. Profitability and sustainable operation come hand in hand thanks to extensive testing at the BHS test center in Sonthofen beforehand. The process developed together with the company is based on a profitability analysis and ensures marketable end products.

BHS-Sonthofen supports local fire department with a €10,000 donation

December 21, 2021
Mechanical engineering company BHS-Sonthofen supports the Sonthofen fire department with a donation towards a new wastewater pump.

Vacuum dryer for the production of mineral salts

December 10, 2021
For a German manufacturer of mineral salts, BHS-Sonthofen is supplying a vertical vacuum dryer and a mixing cooler with system control. The mineral salts are used in nutritional supplements, animal feed, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics, among other things. The entire plant will be commissioned in the first half of 2022.

Four vertical mixers on their way to Asia

November 25, 2021
BHS-Sonthofen supplies four large mixers for the production of cellulose derivatives to an international customer in Asia. The continuously operating vertical mixers feature an intelligent control solution. Thanks to the BHS helical mixers, the customer achieves the best possible homogeneity of the cellulose. The product is used as an excipient in the pharmaceutical industry.

BHS twin-shaft batch mixer for the world’s longest immersed tunnel

November 15, 2021
SBM Mineral Processing GmbH in Oberweis, Austria outfitted two of its plants with BHS twin-shaft batch mixers of type DKX 4.5 to produce concrete for tunnel components. 3,000,000 m³ of concrete is required to construct the world’s longest immersed tunnel.

BHS-Sonthofen wins medium-sized business award “BAVARIA’S BEST 50”

October 7, 2021
Every year, the “BAVARIA’S BEST 50” award honors owner-managed companies in Bavaria that have achieved above-average employee and sales growth in the previous five years. Dennis Kemmann, Managing Director of BHS-Sonthofen, accepted the award in person from the Bavarian State Secretary for Economic Affairs, Roland Weigert, at the Munich Residence.

BHS-Sonthofen adds complete process solutions for recycling technology to its test center

September 15, 2021
Machinery and plant engineering expert BHS-Sonthofen has expanded its test center at the Sonthofen site and has undergone modernization work in the areas of recycling and environmental technology. BHS conducts tests with shredding, sorting, and conveyor technology for the recycling industry and environmental technology in a space that spans nearly 1,000 square meters. This allows BHS to offer its customers the option of testing all process steps.

Best machine and service in 2021: BHS receives Chinese award for the Biogrinder

September 14, 2021
BHS-Sonthofen is proud to receive the award for the “Best Biomass Energy & Organic Solid Waste Equipment Service Provider of the Year” for the Biogrinder (RBG) in 2021. International Bioenergy Summit Organizing Committee (IBS) awards seven companies, who presented outstanding new products for the biogas production in 2020, with this honor.

Six twin-shaft batch mixers for the world's largest dam project in Pakistan

August 12, 2021
At the Chinese site in Tianjin, BHS-Sonthofen has received an order for the delivery of six twin-shaft batch mixers to Pakistan. The Diamer-Basha Dam, the world's largest dam made of RCC (Roller Compacted Concrete), is currently being built there.

BHS-Sonthofen ships stainless-steel mixer for plastics production

August 5, 2021
Technology from Germany, made in China – that is BHS-Sonthofen’s approach for supplying the Chinese market. An HTC 4300 stainless-steel mixer was recently shipped from the BHS factory in Tianjin. The customer – a plastics manufacturer in southern China – is already using the mixer after a five-month delivery period.

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