The history of SHW Storage & Handling Solutions GmbH

On October 01, 2015 SHW Storage & Handling Solutions GmbH founds a US subsidiary in Atlanta, SHW-SHS Inc.

The company-owned kindergarten "Kocherwichtel e.V." is put into operation on April 02, 2013.

On March 05, 2008, „VKT-Gesellschaft für Verschleißschutz und Klebetechnik mbH“ is founded as a sister company of SHW Storage & Handling Solutions GmbH.

Since June 21, 2006 SHW Storage & Handling Solutions has operated as an independent, autonomous company on the national and international markets.

Since 2003 SHW-SHS has acted as an independent GmbH and in 2006 the company was taken over by Brommer-Beteilungs-GmbH.

However, within the Schwäbischen Hüttenwerke the Process Engineering division, established in 1969, was the youngest member of the company family.

SHW-SHS GmbH originates from the Schwäbischen Hüttenwerke (Swabian Iron and Steelworks) which was founded in 1365, and is therefore part of the oldest industrial establishment in Germany.

In the mid-18th century more than 2000 people were employed at the "Königlich-Württembergischen Werken" (Royal Württemberg factories).

1504 the factory was adopted by the Duke of Württemberg
1671 the factory in Wasseralfingen is commissioned.

In 1365 the factory SHW (Königsbronn), founded by the Cistercians, was mentioned in an official document for the first time.



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Since 1st of October 2015 SHW Storage & Handling Solution operates with a subsidiary company in Atlanta (USA) the SHW-SHS Inc.


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