• The dates 2018 are here!

    The dates 2018 are here!

    As every year IVA Schmetz will be represented at numerous national and international trade fairs and conferences in 2018. We would be very pleased to welcome you there. Further dates will follow in the course of the year.

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  • New order: five vacuum gas quenching furnaces for Taiwan

    New order: five vacuum gas quenching furnaces for Taiwan

    Recently IVA Schmetz was allocated with a new order from Taiwan for five vacuum hardening furnaces as part of a bigger investment project, which includes also seven tempering furnaces supplied by our sister-company BMI from France.

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  • HeatTreatmentCongress 2017: an outstanding success

    HeatTreatmentCongress 2017: an outstanding success

    The HeatTreatmentCongress in Cologne from 25th - 27th October 2017 was an outstanding success. Thanks to all our customers for visiting the joint booth of the companies BMI, IVA Schmetz, Mahler and LOI Thermprocess.



  • BMI is a specialist in industrial furnaces manufacturing and our strong partner from France. The company offers a wide range of industrial furnaces for vacuum, low-pressure or plasma heat and thermochemical treatments.
  • IVA is specialized in engineering and manufacturing of energy efficient heat treatment equipment for almost every application purpose. The range of furnaces featuring economic efficiency and high cost-performance ratio, is offering solutions for multiple heat treatment processes.
  • For almost 60 years MAHLER Industrial Furnaces has been a synonym for innovative furnace systems in outstanding quality. The range of products reaches nowadays from standard belt furnaces to highly specialized roller hearth furnaces and bogie hearth furnaces with highest demands on atmosphere quality and throughput.


Since 1945 Schmetz, headquarted in Menden, Germany, has been developing and optimising modern, environmentally friendly vacuum furnaces. Today SCHMETZ is a worldwide active leader in this technology with 75 people.

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Tenova is a leading supplier of advanced technology and engineering services for the metals and mining industries. Combining innovative design with world-class process and automation expertise, Tenova delivers a full range of added-value solutions to a global customer base: from greenfield projects to equipment and technology upgrades or plant improvement or service packages.