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Schmidt Automotive focuses on the production of complex powertrain and engine components. It specializes in balancing module assembly, camshafts, balancing shafts and gear wheel manufacturing.

Schmidt Facts

  • Based in Westhausen-Lippach, Germany
  • Opened in 1985
  • Specialise in balancing systems, camshafts, balancing shafts and gear wheel
  • Serve the commercial vehicle and passenger car markets
  • Spanning two countries: Germany, USA

Company History


Foundation of Schmidt Maschinenbau GmbH by Herbert Schmidt


Expansion of company with new location at Eberswalde


Patent: Balancing Shaft (joint development project with HERZOG INTERTEC GmbH


Acquisition of majority stake in Shcmidt Mashinenbau by MAT


Patent: Rotationally Symmetrical Hollow Body and method for producing the same

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