Deutsche Edelstahlwerke GmbH


Deutsche Edelstahlwerke GmbH
Founded 1860
Headquarters Witten, Germany
Number of employees
9000+ (2016)
Website Deutsche Edelstahlwerke GmbH

Company Profile

Deutsche Edelstahlwerke GmbH is part of the 'Schmolz + Bickenbach Group' and has a reputation as being experts for flexible specialty steel solutions from a single source that is based on 160 years of production. The company offers one-stop service including melting, forming and heat treatment through to processing and delivery of the desired material, as well as technical advice.

Today the SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH Group is one of the world’s leading providers of customized solutions in the specialty steel long products business and is one of the two largest companies in Europe for alloy and high-alloy engineering steel. 

With around 9 000 employees at its own production and distribution companies in 35 countries across five continents, the Company supports and supplies customers wherever they operate. Besides the comprehensive Production and Sales & Services portfolio, customers benefit from the Company’s technological expertise, consistent high quality worldwide and in-depth knowledge of local markets.

A Technical Customer Service Department for all material groups has been established at every production site of Deutsche Edelstahlwerke.

Products / Technology

The wide range of tool steels offered by Deutsche Edelstahlwerke displays properties tailored precisely to the respective application, such as economical machine-ability, high wear resistance, good thermal conductivity and good harden ability, as well as good polishing and texturing properties.

The product range includes:

  • Tool steels
  • Stainless, acid and heat-resistant steels
  • High-grade structural and anti-friction bearing steels
  • Special materials
  • Machining and service



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External links

Deutsche Edelstahlwerke GmbH Website