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

EXCON India 2022

5-17-2022 - 5-21-2022
Booth E91 in Hall 1 - Lower Level

IFAT 2022

5-30-2022 - 6-3-2022
Booth 351/450 in Hall B4

Career fair ORTE 2022

6-9-2022 - 6-9-2022
TU Bergakademie Freiberg (Saxony)

Powtech 2022

9-27-2022 - 9-29-2022
Hall A4, Booth 108

SIM Marseille 2022

10-19-2022 - 10-21-2022

bauma 2022

10-24-2022 - 10-30-2022
Booth 449 in Hall B2

bauma CHINA 2022

11-22-2022 - 11-25-2022

News

BHS-Sonthofen acquires Eurostar Concrete Technology

May 19, 2022
The Italian manufacturer of planetary mixers Eurostar Concrete Technology S.p.A. and BHS-Sonthofen have joined forces as of March 18, 2022. With the sale to a highly recognized partner, Eurostar’s Managing Director Mario Zaccaron is strengthening the company’s position and ensuring its further development. At the same time, BHS-Sonthofen is expanding its own portfolio of twin-shaft batch concrete mixers to include high-quality planetary mixers for building materials applications for batch sizes up to 6,000 liters. The added solutions will offer customers of both companies additional equipment and service flexibility.

Three indexing belt filters for the production of hydrofluoric acid

May 16, 2022
BHS-Sonthofen Process Technology has supplied three larger than average indexing belt filters for the production of hydrofluoric acid. The key requirement for the design of the belt filters was particularly high chemical resistance given the strong acidic product attributes of the source material. BHS employed acid-resistant metallic materials and special plastics which offer maximum safety combined with high product quality. The plant has been in operation since the end of 2021..

BHS rotor impact mill with new hammer design optimizes output quality

May 11, 2022
BHS-Sonthofen has launched its proven rotor impact mill, which features a new hammer design and maintenance concept. The high-performance crusher with a vertical shaft is used to fine processing of metalliferous composites and industrial waste. Customers benefit from significantly improved output quality, easier maintenance and a higher degree of machine availability.

Vacuum dryers for active pharmaceutical ingredients (API)

April 28, 2022
BHS-Sonthofen is providing two identical GMP-vacuum dryers including controls for a international manufacturer of active pharmaceutical ingredients and advanced intermediates. Commissioning in the customer cleanroom is scheduled for the second quarter of 2022.

IFAT 2022: Focus on fine processing of metal-containing residues and battery recycling

April 20, 2022
At this year's IFAT (Booth B4-351/450), BHS-Sonthofen is focusing on the fine processing of metal-containing residues – for example from automotive recycling or electrical and electronic scrap. A second focus is the process for recycling lithium-ion batteries, which has been tested in various reference cases. BHS will present exhibits related to this process, such as a rotor impact mill with a new hammer design, a horizontal dryer, and a separating table.

The BHS twin-shaft batch mixer of type DKXK in use for sand-lime blocks production

March 28, 2022
It is all a matter of the technology when it comes to sand-lime blocks: Baustoffwerke Havelland GmbH & Co. KG was looking for a new mixer to replace its old one at its plant in Oranienburg. The company aims to reduce wear and tear in sand-lime blocks production, so it now relies on BHS-Sonthofen technology and has ordered a modern BHS twin-shaft batch mixer of type DKXK 2600 S.

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.

Biomass Processing in the Philippines Made Possible by BHS Biogrinders

March 14, 2022
Dole Inc. generates large amounts of pineapple waste, which the world’s leading supplier of fresh fruit uses to produce biogas in the Philippines. The company is looking to generate around 8 MW of power at the two plants each year in the future. To achieve this goal, Dole is deploying a Biogrinder from BHS to efficiently process substrate.

Battery recycling: Safety in testing comes first

February 24, 2022
When recycling lithium-ion batteries, the safety of people and the environment is paramount. Thanks to the comprehensive and sophisticated safety system, the approved monitoring body (ZÜS) has now approved tests on battery recycling in a protective atmosphere at the Sonthofen test center.

SBM relies on BHS technology for its new concrete plant

February 10, 2022
SBM Mineral Processing is equipping a modern concrete mixing plant with two production lines near Lake Geneva. The focus is on two twin-shaft batch mixers from BHS-Sonthofen, which will be used to produce over two hundred different types of concrete.

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