We solve your process engineering challenges

Efficiently & across the globe

About BHS-Sonthofen

BHS-Sonthofen helps process engineering manufacturing companies increase their production output and to do so at a more efficient rate: we use our process engineering experience in the areas ofr mixing, crushing, recycling, filtration, drying and reaction to alter source materials in a way that will create added value for our customers.

Thousands of clients from our process technology, building material machinery and recycling & environment divisions worldwide benefit each day from our innovative process solutions, technologies and consulting services in the field of mechanical, thermal and chemical process engineering, as well as from our offers and services in the area of trials, laboratory tests and after-sales.

Our international customers come from a wide range of industries, starting from the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, to the building materials industry, all the way down to the recycling and environmental sector.  

We are one of the world's leading technology companies for process engineering solutions, with over 400 years of experience. We will continue to drive innovation and help shape the future of process engineering with the help of our approximately 500 employees, international subsidiaries and representatives located in over 70 countries.

Our portfolio

We assist you in solving process engineering challenges in various industries.

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.

BHS data & facts

We are a global player in mechanical engineering

Our success story

Our company – The story began in 1607

The origins of BHS-Sonthofen go back to the year 1607. What began as a diocesan iron-smelting works evolved into an internationally leading technology company.

Our sites

We are wherever you are 

Events

BIOGAS Convention & Trade Fair 2021

12-7-2021 - 12-9-2021
Booth F61 in hall 9 at MEBA Biogas GmbH

Career fair ORTE 2022

1-13-2022 - 1-13-2022
TU Bergakademie Freiberg (Saxony)

IERC 2022

1-19-2022 - 1-21-2022

ACHEMA 2022

4-4-2022 - 4-8-2022
Hall 5, Booth C34

IFAT 2022

5-30-2022 - 6-3-2022

bauma 2022

10-24-2022 - 10-30-2022

bauma CHINA 2022

11-22-2022 - 11-25-2022

News

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.

BHS-Sonthofen supplies Amino with two conical dryers

July 27, 2021
In the spring of this year, BHS-Sonthofen supplied Amino GmbH with two identical pharmaceutical-grade conical dryers for drying various amino acids. Amino is using these dryers in their new production facility in semi-continuous operation as part of the process of expanding its production capacity. What makes these dryers so special? The dryers are alternately filled under negative pressure during the continuous drying process.

Intelligent pre-shredding with the RAPAX

July 20, 2021
BHS-Sonthofen introduces new, universal pre-shredder! BHS-Sonthofen’s new RAPAX combines design and functionality in one powerful pre-shredder. Versatile, sturdy and easy to maintain, this machine is perfectly suited for processing various metal fractions, commercial waste, industrial waste and construction waste. The flexible, smart control system also ensures efficient pre-shredding in every running direction.

BHS-Sonthofen offers control solutions for complete recycling plants

May 4, 2021
BHS-Sonthofen now offers turnkey control systems for complete plants in the field of recycling and environment thanks to the newly founded BHS Control Systems GmbH & Co. KG. The customer receives complete solutions tailored to their needs, including recycling, control, and automation technology from a single source. BHS provides assistance in transferring the control system to modern systems.

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