About us — SMI handling systeme GmbH

1984 — Founding of the company from an engineering office for process and conveying-technical applications.

1988 — SMI specialises in the development and production of vacuum lifting and transport technology. The increasing demand for handling equipment for production and logistics leads to the development of various product lines and individual solutions for product handling.

1996 — Administration and production brought together at the new company headquarters located next to the A1 Motorway. Engineering and development as well as the central service and assembly planning departments are also located here.

Since 1998 — An increasing internationalisation of business activity has taken place with representation located within and outside of Europe.

2000 — The 'smilift', 'smigrip' and 'smiman' product names are protected by trademark.

2008 — Awarding of a patent for the 'smiman', expansion of our handling equipment product range.

2009 — Increasing internationalization of sales activities