SchuF Chemieventile Vertriebs GmbH & Co. KG
The SchuF Group is an international industrial valve company whose expertise is the design and manufacture of process critical valves. The company has design and manufacturing centres in Germany, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, India and Italy. SchuF has delivered over one million valves during its 100 year history to a wide variety of industries in over 60 countries worldwide.
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- Business Type:
- Industry Type:
- Water and Wastewater
- Market Focus:
- Globally (various continents)
- Year Founded:
SchuF valves can be found in a wide cross section of industry and applications.
The ability of our engineers to adapt the SchuF valve to almost any critical or severe process is well established in the Chemical, Refining, Pharmaceutical, Plastics and Polymers, Mining, Aluminium, and Power industries.
- SchuF was established in 1911 by Josef Frank and Ludwig Schwärzel in Frankfurt, Germany
- The patent for the original Lift Plug Valve was received in 1914.
- Patents for Ram Piston Bottom Outlet Valve and Disc Raising or Lowering Bottom Outlet Valves were received in the period between 1923 and 1926
- SchuF specialised in process control valves and gained significant success in the Petrochemical, Refining, Plastics & Polymer, Chemical and Pharmaceutical industries in the post war period
- SchuF expanded both its sales offices and manufacturing plants abroad, first in Europe, followed by the USA, South America and Asia over the next 20 years
- SchuF Ireland was established in 1991 enabling SchuF to double production and design capacity
- SchuF Specialty Valves India was established in 2000, bringing SchuF closer to the Asian market
- The leading US polymer valve specialist “Fetterolf” joined the SchuF Group in 2004
- In the year 2005 SchuF China Valves Ltd. was established.
- More expansions were established in 2010. SchuF built up a new production site in the UK (SchuF UK Ltd.) as well as a new sales office in Singapore (SchuF South East Asia Pte Ltd.)
- In 2015 SchuF Middle East was established, located at Dubai, U.A.E.
- Today the SchuF Group serves customers in 65 countries and provides the most reliable special process control valves available.