Dipl.-Ing. Wilhelm Schmidt is a family-owned manufacturer of returnable containers of stainless steel for chemical and pharmaceutical liquids.  The company was founded in 1953 and today is one of the leading producers of stainless steel container systems for transport, handling and processing of hazardous liquids, speciality chemicals, high-purity media and aseptic pharmaceuticals. We are located in Seeheim-Jugenheim 40 km in the south of Frankfurt/Germany.

We focus on the production of smaller high-quality batches for the chemical and pharmaceutical industry. With our own metal forming and modern welding and surface finishing methods we are able to manufacture all quality relevant parts in-house. It is our goal to continously develop our product portfolio regarding transport regulations, the pressure equipment directive and the high requirements of our customers from the chemical and pharmaceutical industry.


Approved, tested and documented quality


One-stop small and medium size series


We are showing our product portfolio on the most important exhibitions for chemical and pharmaceutical process technology in Europe.

History since 1953

  • Founded by Dipl.-Ing. Wilhelm Schmidt in Frankfurt a.M. as an engineering and sales office for chemical fittings.

  • Relocation to Seeheim-Jugenheim and start of contract manufacturing for speciality valves and fittings

  • First stainless steel containers manufactured for speciality chemicals

  • Dr. Michael Schmidt takes over the company

  • Development of the first product series of returnable containers of stainless steel

  • Development of the first product series of aseptic containers for the pharmaceutical industry

  • Extension of the production through new halls and offices

  • Completion of the sheet metal forming for all diameters

  • Own electropolishing facility starts service

  • Sales for USA and Canada by Black Forest LLC