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, recycling & environment and control system 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 & ENVIRONMENT

We are the leading provider of technology for metal recovery and a specialist in the treatment of hazardous waste. Owing to our extensive know-how, innovative processes and plants, we provide comprehensive recycling solutions.

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

International Congress for Battery Recycling (ICBR) 2021

9-22-2021 - 9-24-2021
Booth No. 3

Pollutec 2021

10-12-2021 - 10-15-2021

SIM LILLE 2021

10-20-2021 - 10-22-2021
Booth L8

Vakbeurs Recycling (Gorinchem) 2021

11-16-2021 - 11-18-2021

IERC 2022

1-19-2022 - 1-21-2022

ACHEMA 2022

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

bauma 2022

10-24-2022 - 10-30-2022

bauma CHINA 2022

11-22-2022 - 11-25-2022

News

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 Bio-energy 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.

Waste management company based in southern Germany uses Rotorshredder from BHS-Sonthofen

April 13, 2021
Choosing the right shredding solution is important when recycling aluminum and aluminum scrap. That’s why a waste management company located in southern Germany opted for the proven Rotorshredder (RS) from BHS-Sonthofen. This machine not only shreds the feed material, but also optimally breaks up composites, which results in fractions with a high degree of purity.

Automix has been a reliable partner in Belgium for 50 years

March 10, 2021
Mixers from BHS-Sonthofen produce high-quality concrete all over the world - this is ensured, among other things, by reliable and long-standing partners who support and advise customers on site. One of these partners is Automix. Automix has been BHS' partner in Belgium for 50 years.

BHS-Sonthofen delivers two indexing belt filters for the production of plastics

March 4, 2021
BHS-Sonthofen has delivered to the U.S. a system comprising two indexing belt filters for use in the manufacture of intermediates for a particularly tear-resistant plastic. To meet the high-quality requirements for the industry, BHS designed a cascade reflux wash for treating the filter cake, which ensures reduced water consumption for the necessary retention time. Before delivery, extensive lab and pilot testing was conducted in BHS’s American test center.

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