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First-class product quality is no accident. High-grade materials, well thought-out design and careful planning form the basis for quality. However, the decisive factor is production, i.e. the actual manufacture of the respective item.


Always there, where there’s pleasure 

Every day, more than 100 million people around the world use products from WMF, Silit and Kaiser to prepare, cook, bake, eat and drink in their homes. And when they are not doing that, they are enjoying coffee specialities and foods prepared by the hotel and catering industry using WMF, Schaerer, Curtis and Hepp products.

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Our production locations


The birthplace of WMF

“Coffee machine production at the Geislingen site is of huge importance for the entire Group. Thanks to our manufacturing depth and many years of expertise, we are able to respond individually to the wishes of our customers and partners when building the machines.”

Area: 57.000 m2
Production: WMF 1500 S+, WMF 5000 S+, WMF 1100 S, WMF 1300 S, WMF Espresso, WMF 9000 F
Special feature:WMF coffee machines always offer the highest quality. Thanks to the intelligent modular principle, they can be individually adapted to the needs of the customer.

Competence center for glass ceramics

“Cookware production in Riedlingen stands for more than 100 years of expertise and products with the ‘Made in Germany’ seal.”

Area: 26.000 m2
Production: Cooking, pressure cooking, special cooking, steaming, frying, storage Special feature:The site is our competence center for glass ceramics and WMF Fusiontec. This involves a process during which more than 20 natural raw materials are fused with a special iron-steel core to create outstanding cookware.

Cutting-edge production “Knives of the highest quality and with patented Performance Cut technology are manufactured in Hayingen, Swabia. The site represents the link between tradition and innovation.” Fläche: 6.000 m2 Produktion: Forged steel knives with an extra-sharp blade Special feature:The knives are forged traditionally – rather than through an automated process – from one piece, and are therefore perfectly balanced.
Cumulative baking experience “With over 100 years of baking experience, ‘Made in Germany’ is written in big letters here at the site in Diez. Sustainable, effective and flexible manufacturing – with a competent, broad and in-depth product range.” Area: 10.619 m2 Production: Metal baking pans from the “Kaiser” brand Special feature:  Work at the Diez site comprises areas devoted to sheet metal processing, dispersion coating process, tool manufacture, maintenance and logistics as well as technical and commercial administration. 
Production site for Schaerer “Highest level coffee expertise – this is what Schaerer’s production facility at the site in Zuchwil (CH) stands for. ‘Swiss coffee competence’ says it all and it offers customers all over the world the ultimate coffee enjoyment based on customized concepts, adapted to individual needs.” Area: 17.000 m2 Production: Coffee machines from the Schaerer brand for 125 years Special feature:  The focus is on the prompt implementation of customer-specific wishes and the agile, flexible response to projects of all sizes.
Expertise in surface finishing “Manufacturing at the Domažlice (CZ) site is distinguished by its expertise in cutting and forming stainless steel, and constitutes a ‘center of excellence’ in surface finishing.” Area: 4.300 Production: Cutting and shaping stainless steel, surface treatment and finishing, assembly Special feature: Many products are manufactured in Domažlice for the professional sector, such as accessories for coffee machines and buffetware.
 Production site for Curtis “At its facility in Montebello, California, Curtis produces a comprehensive range of professional filter coffee machines. The brand promise ‘the art of brewing’ shows that we understand the art of brewing coffee.” Area: 16.000 m2 Production: 10 production lines, ranging from the manufacture of coffee or tea serving containers to coffee and tea brewers Special feature: The assembly area operates with just-in-time and lean manufacturing technologies.
Cutlery expertise “High-quality table cutlery is produced at the Heshan site: with tremendous manufacturing expertise for scratch-resistant Cromargan Protect, the perfect cut for the sharpest knives, and uniquely complex cutlery design.” Area: 40.000 m2 Production: Premium table cutlery, kitchen knives, pot handles Special feature: Outstanding expertise in high-quality cutlery.
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A subsidiary of Groupe SEB

As a subsidiary of the French Groupe SEB since 2016, we are part of an international team of 30,000 employees in over 150 countries, serving 33 brands aimed at consumers and professionals. With a good mixture of extensive experience and passion for innovation, we share many common values, but at the same time we remain true to our roots as a traditional company from Geislingen (Steige).  

Become part of the WMF family 

The people at WMF have been creating incomparable gourmet moments for almost 170 years. Today, we employ around 6,000 people at more than 20 locations and 350 stores worldwide. Our products are sold in more than 120 countries around the globe.

Acting responsibly 

We are aware of our social responsibilities and our actions support sustainable business. This includes social, ecological and economic aspects: fair business practices, employee-oriented human resources policy, economical use of natural resources, protection of the climate and environment, commitment in the region and responsibility in the supply chain.