Schmidt + Clemens will be represented at many international and national conferences and exhibitions this year. From Germany to the USA, S+C specialists will present technical papers at conferences to introduce our latest alloys and production developments. As in previous years, S+C will have a booth at many of these events and both technical and commercial staff from all business areas, will be happy to explain and demonstrate the advantage of our products to you.
We look forward to welcoming you at the following events:
Houston – Texas, USA
January 30 - 31, 2024
March 04 - 06, 2024
New Orleans – Louisiana, USA
March 24 - 28, 2024
April 15 - 19, 2024
Hall 3, Booth 3B48-1
June 04 - 06, 2024
Hall 5, Booth 5D12
June 26 - 27, 2024
Here you find the latest news from the Schmidt + Clemens Group. We are happy to provide you with media releases or pictorial material on request.
The long-established Lindlar-based company Schmidt + Clemens (S+C) has now been recognized by the F-A.Z. Institute in the stainless steel production and processing category.
Ten trainees from Lindlar-based stainless steel specialist Schmidt + Clemens (S+C) helped out at the Oberberg food bank in Gummersbach today together with trainer Lars Katzmarek.
In diesem Jahr setzt der geschäftsführende Gesellschafter von Schmidt + Clemens (S+C), Jan Schmidt-Krayer, den schon zur Tradition gewordenen Spendenmarathon weiter fort.
On International Volunteer Day today, six apprentices from Lindlar-based stainless steel specialist Schmidt + Clemens (S+C) are actively helping out at the food pantry in Frielingsdorf.
The German Whistleblower Protection Act came into force on July 2, 2023 and transposes Directive (EU) 2019/1937 (Whistleblower Directive) into national law.
More than 190 invited guests accepted the invitation to this year's retiree and jubilarian celebration at the old hammer mill in the village of Bickenbach.
Schmidt + Clemens, received the "Employer of the Future" award today as part of the DUP Entrepreneur Day at the Colosseum Theater in Essen.
Just in time for the season opener of the professional handball players of VfL Gummersbach, S+C launches its new employer branding campaign.
Schmidt + Clemens takes over sponsorship for one year.
Congratulations at the German SME Summit: Ranga Yogeshwar congratulates Schmidt + Clemens GmbH + Co. KG from Lindlar on being awarded the TOP 100 seal.
VfL Gummersbach can continue to rely on the support of its long-standing partner Schmidt + Clemens beyond the current season.
The municipality of Lindlar has been honouring special achievements since 2012. The 2023 award winners.
Samuel Köster from Gummersbach was honored as the best cutting machine operator on May 15 as part of the German Chamber of Commerce (DIHK) ceremony in Berlin.
On the night of February 6, a terrible earthquake hit Turkey and areas of Syria. The number of casualties and injured is rising every hour.
For the third time, the Lindlar-based stainless steel specialist Schmidt + Clemens convinced the jury in the TOP 100 competition, the only innovation competition in Germany that honors a company's innovation management and innovation success.
Today at the Malteser Kommende in Engelskirchen, the managing partner of Schmidt + Clemens, Jan Schmidt-Krayer, presented a donation check for € 15,000.00 for the flood victims in Pakistan to the Secretary General of Malteser International, Clemens Graf von Mirbach-Harff.
Gummersbach, 17.02.2022. In 1975, 32 representatives of Oberberg entrepreneurs founded the association "Werksarztzentrum Oberberg". Among them was Christoph Schmidt-Krayer, who at the time was steering the fortunes of the Lindlar-based stainless steel specialist Schmidt + Clemens. Today, Christoph Schmidt-Krayer returned to the Werksarztzentrum together with his son Jan. "I am quite excited about what has become of the association that was founded almost 50 years ago," reports Christoph Schmidt-Krayer, looking with pride at his son, who is now the chairman of the board of Werksarztzentrum Oberberg e.V.
As in the previous year, Schmidt + Clemens (S+C) again supported several organizations in the region in 2021 and expressed its close ties with the Oberberg region. On December 15, the managing partner of S+C, Jan Schmidt-Krayer, presented donations to the following organizations:
It was early in the morning when twelve trainees from Schmidt + Clemens (S+C) set off for the Oberbergische Tafel in Gummersbach together with their Training Manager, Uwe Leimbach.
Lindlar, 04.11.2021. Increasing one's attractiveness as an employer is more important than ever for German companies today. 3,953 companies were examined by the Cologne-based rating and ranking agency ServiceValue in cooperation with the daily newspaper "Die Welt" as part of the study "Germany's Best Employers 2021". The survey focused on the image of the companies as seen by the population.
Once again Capital, the magazine for business and society, has honored Germany's best trainers in its 11/2021 issue. The Lindlar-based family business, Schmidt + Clemens (S+C), again achieved four out of five possible stars this year.
Unfortunately, our S+C Headquarters in Kaiserau was affected by these severe weather events. We are working hard to try to help our employees get back on their feet and ensure their health and safety as it is our top priority.
The heavy rainfall of the past hours also had consequences for the Lindlar-based stainless steel specialist Schmidt + Clemens (S+C). Already in the early evening, the first cellars on the factory premises in Kaiserau were filled with water.
The Lindlar-based stainless steel specialist Schmidt + Clemens (S + C) has invested over € 90,000 in the in-house academy to further expand the range of apprenticeship courses in the fields of electronics and automation.
The Lindlar-based stainless steel specialist Schmidt + Clemens (S+C) closed the last business year with a clearly positive result.
The Lindlar-based stainless steel specialist Schmidt + Clemens (S+C) has been awarded the title of Best Training Company and impressed as the industry's best training company in the category of stainless steel production and processing. The study "Germany's Best Training Companies" was conducted by the Institute for Management and Economic Research on behalf of Deutschland Test and the business magazine Focus-Money.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s Christmas party for the workforce of Schmidt + Clemens (S+C), the stainless steel specialist based in Lindlar, Germany, has regrettably had to be canceled. On the other hand, S+C has taken this as an opportunity to launch an alternative good cause: the S+C donation marathon.
Schmidt + Clemens one of Germany’s best training providers.
At about 6:30 this morning, a works accident occurred in the molded casting shop at our Kaiserau site.
“Crisis Heroes” initiative. Schmidt + Clemens (S+C) has been named among the “Crisis Heroes” (“Helden in der Krise”) for its outstanding commitment in the coronavirus crisis.
For the third time in a row, Schmidt + Clemens, the stainless steel specialist headquartered in Lindlar, Germany, has been named as the recipient of the ‘Innovation Prize 2020’, a distinction awarded annually by Deutschland Test in collaboration with Focus Money.
With a particular ability to innovate and above-average success rates for innovations Schmidt + Clemens has been awarded as top innovator. Schmidt + Clemens will officially be able to call itself a TOP 100 company and this for the second time!
Effects of the pandemic on the Schmidt + Clemens Group SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19
In its February 19, 2020 edition, Focus Money, a German business magazine reports on Germany’s “companies of the future”. For the first time, Lindlar-based stainless steel specialist Schmidt + Clemens (S+C) is named as a “Digital Champion – Company with a Future”.
In its June 15 issue, the German business magazine Focus reports on Germany’s most innovative enterprises. This is now the second time that the distinction has gone to Schmidt + Clemens (S+C), the stainless steel specialist based in Lindlar, Germany.
On May 1st of this year, German stainless steel specialist Schmidt + Clemens (S+C) was able to look back on 140 years of corporate history.
S+C has today presented its business figures for the year 2017. Despite the weakness of demand on its international markets, the group of companies managed to record a satisfactory result.
The German business magazine “Focus”, in cooperation with Deutschland Test, has named Schmidt + Clemens as one of the country’s most innovative companies. S+C has earned the accolade in particular on the strength of its innovations, investment and R&D activities.
“We are very proud to be named once more as one of Germany’s best training employers,” says managing partner Jan Schmidt-Krayer. “We have been ranked in third place within our sector.”
Die Oberbergische Tafel e.V. versorgt Bedürftige mit Lebensmitteln und warmen Mahlzeiten. Täglich bereiten die ehrenamtlichen Mitarbeiter der Tafel in Gummersbach Frühstück und warme Mahlzeiten für Bedürftige zu, deren Zahl in den letzten Jahren sprunghaft gestiegen ist!
The Schmidt + Clemens Group has today presented its financial statements for the last financial year. The slowness of the recovery in the oil price led to a tangible reluctance to invest on the part of customers in the petrochemicals sector.
S+C has invested around 8 million euros in the deep-hole boring sector in the last two years, thereby consolidating one of the company's core technologies.
S+C has founded a new service company in the South of Malaysia. In future, the Schmidt + Clemens Engineering Services Sdn. Bhd., based in Johor Bahru, will carry out the Corporate Group´s Asian service activities.
Service business manager Mr Peter Düster emphasises: "South Malaysia was particularly appealing for us, as we are very close to our customers' activities in this location."
Schmidt + Clemens separates from British subsidiary
Lindlar-based company joins the ranks of Germany’s innovation leaders. Awards presented by TOP 100 mentor Ranga Yogeshwar.
Despite falling raw material prices, the S+C Group still succeeded in increasing its sales by five percent to €291.0 million.
Effective 1st June 2015 Heinz Jürgen Kroner takes over the responsibility as Chief Sales Officer at the high-grade steel specialist Schmidt + Clemens (S+C), Lindlar, Germany. He follows Thomas Hellige who is leaving his position on grounds of age.
„Sales lie about ten percent below last year," reports Jan Schmidt-Krayer, the company's managing partner. "The reasons for this were the low raw materials prices and the close-down of unprofitable divisions. With our product portfolio and thanks to prudent actions we have nonetheless attained very good results."
Thomas Hellige has taken the decision to leave his management position at Schmidt + Clemens (S+C) for reasons of advancing age. The successor to his position as Chief Sales Officer will take over his duties on 01/06/15.
The Lindlar special steel specialist Schmidt + Clemens (S+C) is a world market leader in tube systems for the petrochemical industry. This has now been certified by Lexikon der deutschen Weltmarktführer ("Lexicon of German World Market Leaders").
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