Strong partner for a strong Material.

With our tailor-made flame-cut parts and open-die forgings, large welded structures, machine-finished parts and retail with steel, we present you with a wide range of products and services, from individual parts to series manufacturing, from a single item to a complete solution.

About us

As a family-owned business in the third generation we stand for traditional values and future-orient-ed corporate planning.

International Network

We act globally but are always close to the customer. Our internationally-oriented company is supported by representatives on site.

State-of-the-art Machinery

Our state-of-the-art machinery ensure our customers' success.


Our product quality and performance have been acknowledged by independent testing institutes.

Our Service Portfolio

With our service portfolio we are even able to meet unusual customer requirements. Our products and services range from forged pieces to flame-cut parts, round steel, sawn sections and mechanical steel processing.


Our Additional Services

With our additional services we are able to provide our customers with a continuation of our service chain beyond production.


Our Product References

Our products and services have been optimally aligned with each other. In this way, we are able to supply our customers a "one-stop-shop" option. Our product references can confirm this claim.



New Representative

We have opened a new sales office in order to proceed with our international growth.

New Representative Office in North America

Effective March 1, 2021 Volz International Sales Inc. took over responsibility to represent von schaewen GmbH in North America.

Full Service for profiles

We offer our full service to all our customers

“Flying” Piston Rod

Have a look at this gorgeous forged product.

COVID-19 pandemic

Statement on the situation of the von Schaewen-Group during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Product Reference

Stepped shaft for cement industry forged by von Schaewen.

Product Reference

Rudder stock for shipbuilding industry forged by von Schaewen.

EuroBLECH 2016 was very successful

We look back on an exciting week at the EuroBLECH 2016 in Hanover and thank you for the numerous visits to our booth and the interesting contacts we could make during the week. In particular, our well-attended stand party on Wednesday extended discussions were held in a relaxed atmosphere – not only on Professional.


Today, the 24th EuroBLECH, the international technology fair for sheet metal processing, is taking off in Hanover.

Business Delegation from Burkina Faso

In September, in cooperation with the Wirtschaftsbetrieb Hagen (WBH) (Business Enterprise Hagen), a guided tour of our plant in Wetter was organized for a business delegation from the capital city of Burkina Faso, Ouagoudougou. 

New corporate video

We are proud to present to you our newest corporate video. It can be found on our YouTube-Channel as well as on homepage. The video is available in Full-HD and in German and English language. The company is presented as a competent partner throughout the customer’s supply chain.

von Schaewen now on YouTube

The participation in the EuroBLECH 2014 fair trade was a great success for the von Schaewen group. The presented exhibits enjoyed huge popularity. Due to the positive feedback during the trade fair and a lot of our customers‘ enquiries, we decided to publish the films on our own YouTube Channel.

EuroBLECH 2014

From October 21st to October 25th 2014 the international technology trade fair for metal plate working EuroBLECH is taking place in Hanover. As a global leading trade fair of this business, the EuroBLECH stands for innovation, quality and worldwide business contacts.

Durchmesserlinie Zürich

We provided forged steel round bars used as supports for the Löwenstrasse underground railway station near Zurich Central Station.

The hottest spot in Hückeswagen

Journalists from the newspaper Remscheider Generalanzeiger visited our forging plant in search of the “hottest spot in Hückeswagen”. The following report was published in the paper’s December 12th 2012 edition.

Crash tests in the shipbuilding industry

In April 2011 we delivered forged round bar material that was used for collision experiments by the Institute for Ship Structural Design and Analysis of Hamburg University of Technology. In its 02/2012 edition, the quarterly journal Ingenieurspiegel has related in detail about the experiments.

Obituary Mr. Horst von Schaewen

Horst von Schaewen, senior partner, co-founder and shareholder of Schaewen AG, passed away on 02 October 2012 at the age of 81 years, after a brief but serious illness. 

Stahlmarkt 09-2012

Two major projects were realized at the welding plants Essen and Swietochlowice (Poland). The “Stahlmarkt” reports.

Stahlmarkt 05-2012

We have completed a general overhaul of one of our largest cutting machines and prepared it for many years of operation to come. Below is a report of “Der Stahlmarkt“.

We expand our delivery program

Starting June 2011 we expand our delivery program with the steel grade 25CrMo4V. For further information please click on the data sheet. 

von schaewen GmbH Expert Steel Processor

Essen. This year the von Schaewen corporate group will celebrate 80 years in business. The >stahlmarkt< magazine spoke with the two CEOs Alexander von Schaewen and Uwe Metzger.

German flame cutting business expands product range

Essen (SBB) – von schaewen GmbH, a flame cutting and forging business that specialises in the processing of plates and slabs, is currently expanding its machinery. In doing so the company wants to widen its product line. 

Stahlmarkt 07-2009

Although the poor prognosis for the trading year 2009 von Schaewen is not burying its head in the sand but rolling up its sleeves and making worthwhile investments.