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About us

EKF development - design - production

EKF is a medium-sized family-owned company based in Schmelz which is able to look back on a 30-year corporate history in the year 2018.This means 30 years of experience in the mechanical engineering sector.

Founded by Walter Schneider in 1988, EKF Werkzeug- und Maschinenbau GmbH now is successfully managed since the year 2000 by the two daughters and twin sisters Dorothée Schneider and Christiane Hoffmann.

Being an efficiently, economically sound company with a modern organisational and management structure, EKF develops, manufactures and supplies state-of-the-art products and technologies, facing the new challenges due to new demands on precision and flexibility to meet the customers requirements.

Punching, joining and pressing techniques, metrology solutions are highly appreciated by customers all over the world. EKF realizes sophisticated solutions for the automotive, food and glas industry. The medical sector is also served and provided with products by EKF, but not all products can be communicated to the public for reasons of secrecy. As example can be mentioned stereotaxy systems developed and manufatured by EKF, a robot navigation system in the field of brain research and special solutions developed in close cooperation with well-known physicians.

Last but not least EKF provids the customer with subcontracting. All these requirements with regard to the customers individual demands on speed, flexibility, accuracy and punctual delivery.