Welcome to
SMB Schwermechanik GmbH

Milling, drilling and turning of individual components and prototypes, even down to very small batch sizes, is SMB's speciality. Parts and elements of weights up to 60 tonnes and dimensions up to 11.0 metres are machined precisely to the customer's specifications. Experienced and optimally trained employees, working in close coordination with the customer, enable us to assure excellent results with maximum precision, quality and flexibility.


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Your contacts in Sales

Sven Alisch

Sales Manager SMB Schwermechanik GmbH

Cooperation - the key to the solution

Experience gained from product diversity

The basis provided by our long tradition of flexible machining of customer-specific components enables us to put our vast technological experience at your disposal - always with the optimum technical solution as the target. We have a passion for solving the challenge presented by diverse and highly differing components for a large range of applications and industries.

High precision as a guiding principle

Starting with analysis of the task, and proceeding via the conceptual technological development stage and professional implementation using modern high-precision machine tools, we have the capabilities necessary to meet maximum customer requirements. Production of high-precision components is assured - and documented - by means of an all-encompassing quality control system.

Responsibility is part of our corporate DNA

Making reality of high-efficiency solutions for our customers is a fixed part of our corporate activity. In the same spirit, we are constantly reviewing and optimising our working procedures and resources for the express purpose of living up to our responsibilities to our employees and the environment.

Our production facilities

Mobile portal-type CNC drilling and milling centres with turntable

Our potentials:
- Max. table load: 60 t
- Max. table size: 3.5 m x 3.0 m
- Max. machining range: X / Y / Z = 11.5 m / 4.5 m / 2.5 m
- Equipment: angle milling heads, universal milling heads, radial facing slides

CNC portal-type milling machine with clamping table 2.5 m x 6.0 m (machining clearance: 3.0 m)

Our potentials:
- Max. table load: 60 t
- Max. machining range: X / Y / Z = 6.4 m / 3.0 m / 2.46 m
- Equipment: angle milling heads, universal milling heads, radial facing slides

CNC lathes

Our potentials:
- Max. clamped weight: 18.0 t
- Max. clamped diameter: 1.15 m
- Max. clamped length: 11.3 m

Milling and turning centre

Our potentials:
- Turning up to max. Ø 1.6 m and 3.0 t
- Milling up to max. X/Y/Z = 1.8 m/1.3 m/1.6 m and 4.0 t

Roll grinding machine

Our potentials:
- Max. Ø: 1.0 m
- Centre distance: 6.0 m
- Max. clamping weight: 10.0 t

Click here to see detailed information on each of the machines in our directory.

Our history

  • 1867

    "Berliner Maschinenbau AG" acquires a site in Wildau, Germany. Production facilities for locomotives.

  • 1907

    "Maffei-Schwartzkopff-Werke GmbH" is founded jointly with "J.A. Maffei".

  • 1913

    General mechanical engineering is transferred from Berlin to Wildau following the construction of further production shops.

  • 1945

    Locomotive-building at "Schwartzkopff" ends after seventy-eight successful years.

  • 1952

    Schwermaschinenbau (SMB - the name means "Heavy Mechanical Engineering") is restarted at Wildau.

  • 1991

    Wildau is chosen as the location for the "Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau".

  • 2017

    SMB becomes part of GMH Gruppe, an agglomeration of more than twenty globally networked steel-industry companies.

Your contacts in Management

Mathias Hölscher

Managing Director at SMB Schwermechanik GmbH

Carsten Blichmann

Operations Manager at SMB Schwermechanik GmbH

Careers at GMH Gruppe

GMH Gruppe creates future perspectives in steel – not least of all for its around 7,000 employees. We are continuously searching for new talent and seasoned professionals to join our production, engineering, innovation and business management teams.

Your contacts in Human Resources

Sandra Ostermann

Head of Human Resources at SMB Schwermechanik GmbH

Your route when coming to talk to us

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SMB Schwermechanik GmbH

15745 Wildau

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Sven Alisch

Sales Manager SMB Schwermechanik GmbH


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