• InnoVA 4.0 – Test passed

    InnoVA 4.0 – Test passed

    The InnoVA 4.0 is now available for order. After a one-year test run in a contract hardening plant with continuous process optimization, the innovative multi-purpose chamber furnace is now ready to conquer the market.

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  • The dates 2018 are here!

    The dates 2018 are here!

    As every year IVA Schmetz will be represented at numerous national and international trade fairs and conferences in 2018. We would be very pleased to welcome you there. Further dates will follow in the course of the year.

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  • HeatTreatmentCongress 2017: an outstanding success

    HeatTreatmentCongress 2017: an outstanding success

    The HeatTreatmentCongress in Cologne from 25th - 27th October 2017 was an outstanding success. Thanks to all our customers for visiting the joint booth of the companies BMI, IVA Schmetz, Mahler and LOI Thermprocess.



  • BMI is a specialist in industrial furnaces manufacturing and our strong partner from France. The company offers a wide range of industrial furnaces for vacuum, low-pressure or plasma heat and thermochemical treatments.
  • Early SCHMETZ focused on the production of vacuum furnaces that are continuously developed and improved to meet the latest technical and customer requirements. The whole spectrum of SCHMETZ furnace systems offers solutions for different heat treatment processes, such as Hardening, Tempering, Sub-zero Cooling, Annealing, Brazing, and Sintering.
  • For almost 60 years MAHLER Industrial Furnaces has been a synonym for innovative furnace systems in outstanding quality. The range of products reaches nowadays from standard belt furnaces to highly specialized roller hearth furnaces and bogie hearth furnaces with highest demands on atmosphere quality and throughput.


IVA Schmetz GmbH is specialized in the development and manufacturing of atmosphere and vacuum furnaces for almost all fields of application. Here the company benefits from the know-how of the formerly independent companies IVA Industrieöfen GmbH and Schmetz GmbH, which merged into one legal entity in February 2016. IVA Schmetz has two sites in Dortmund and Menden.

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Tenova is a leading supplier of advanced technology and engineering services for the metals and mining industries. Combining innovative design with world-class process and automation expertise, Tenova delivers a full range of added-value solutions to a global customer base: from greenfield projects to equipment and technology upgrades or plant improvement or service packages.