Salzgitter Maschinenbau AG (SMAG) is a management holding company, which is leading and coordinating its operative subsidiaries.

  • BMA Braunschweigische Maschinenbauanstalt AG
    Business Unit Process Technolgy: Development and manufacturing of machinery and equipment for industrial-scale sugar production, system solutions for sugar factories and refineries.

  • PEINER SMAG Lifting Technologies GmbH
    Business Unit Lifting Equipment: Production of PEINER Grabs for material handling, located in Salzgitter (Germany). The company also manages its subsidiaries in China und Indien and is market leader in grab business.

  • RAM SMAG Lifting Technologies GmbH
    Business Unit Lifting Equipment: Sale of spreaders in Europe, located in Salzgitter (Germany)

  • NORDMEYER SMAG Mining & Drilling Technologies GmbH
    Business Unit Mining & Exploration: Special purpose vehicles and mining machines (Underground) as well as Mobile Drilling Rigs (Surface), located in Braunschweig (Germany)

  • SMAG Mobile Antenna Masts GmbH
    Business Unit Industrial Subsystems: Unique provider of mobile antenna masts up to a height of 40 m that do not require guy wires, located in Salzgitter (Germany)

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Our market position

Our worldwide leading market position is the result of strong problem-solving capabilities, superior products that have set standards in the industry, a powerful global sales force, and complete worldwide service.

Our expertise

At SMAG, we use our expertise in metal and heavy steel construction combined with hydraulics and electrical engineering know how to manufacture grabs, spreaders, mobile antenna masts, mobile drilling and mining machines as well as special-purpose vehicles. The group is also operating in the field of process technology for the sugar industry. Shipping companies, port operating companies, dock crane, mobile crane and construction equipment manufacturers as well as special-purpose vehicle manufacturer, European armed Forces, mining and drilling companies and sugar mills are counted among the group´s customers.

Staff and sales volume

The SMAG group is currently employing a staff of about 2,000 employees worldwide. The turnover volume of the corporate group is around € 300 million Euros.


SMAG is a member of the mechanical engineering cooperative initiative "Kooperationsinitiative Maschinenbau e.V."

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