Made in Germany – Delivered Worldwide

Schultheiss GmbH is a mechanical engineering company located in the southwest of Germany, in the beautiful Black Forest, not far from the gold town of Pforzheim. The company is a technological leader in the area of heating and casting equipment for the jewellery industry and precious metal. Our strong knowledge in vacuum casting technology further enables us to serve industrial customers to cast high-alloyed steel. Our mission is to build the most innovative heating equipment for jewellery and precious metal manufacturing, providing you with the highest reliability in your daily operations and the best quality. Our equipment, manufactured in Germany, is made of highest-quality components.

Together with our strong distribution and service partners, we are available to our customers wherever they are, in every time zone.


Long Tradition – Strong Innovation

Schultheiss GmbH was founded by Georg and Rose Schultheiss in 1983. Andreas Schultheiss has become a Managing Director in 2010.

Schultheiss GmbH has grown continuously since its founding and now employs a large number of people in service, development, production and administration. We invest more in development for jewellery production than any other manufacturer of heating equipment. This is demonstrated by the size of our developments team and the number of our innovations.
Thanks in particular to our local distribution and service partners, we quickly determine your needs and fulfill them with either individual or general solutions.

Our products are protected by several international patents. We work closely with Rapid Shape GmbH in the area of 3D-printing of jewellery models for casting and mould making.

Key milestones in the Schultheiss history

  • 1965

    Alfons Schultheiss invented the first Vacuum Casting Machine with INRESA


    Foundation of Georg-Schultheiss-Electronic in Engelsbrand


    Moving into the newly built company facility in Friolzheim

  • 1990

    Distribution of the first fully computerized VPC-system


    Extension of the company building facility in Friolzheim

  • 2001

    Development of large industrial RMC-systems


    Start of cooperation with TNO for the fastest high precision DLP printer

  • 2011

    Launch of the steel shell-casting unit (IVC Series) for series production under vacuum


    Putting into service of a large automatic ingot production line (capacity 9.000 kg Silver / day)


    Development of the induction-melting table (IMT Series)


    Launch of VPC066 II gold & silver casting machine.


    Launch of burnout furnaces RF II Series being ready for the internet of things.


    Presentation of our new PPC Series.


    Launch of our new software “”.

Get in touch with us


Römerstrasse 21
71296 Heimsheim


+49 (0) 70 33 / 309 878 0
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Monday till Friday
8:00 a.m. – 16:00 p.m.

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