• 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.
  • A particular strength of IVA are complete systems, which are customized to the specific requirements and needs of its customer’s. The whole spectrum of IVA furnace systems offers solutions for different heat treatment processes, such as Tempering, Nitriding, Annealing, Carburizing, Case hardening, and Hardening.
  • 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.


IVA Schmetz GmbH is specialized in the development and manufacturing of atmosphere and vacuum furnaces for almost all fields of application. Here the company benefits from the know-how of the formerly independent companies IVA Industrieöfen GmbH and Schmetz GmbH, which merged into one legal entity in February 2016. IVA Schmetz has two sites in Dortmund and Menden.

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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.