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, Germany.
The former company IVA Industrieöfen GmbH was established in 1984 and is located in Dortmund, Germany. Since the merger, the brand name "IVA" continues to exist within this new entity and stands for atmosphere furnaces. A particular strength of IVA are complete systems, which are customized to the specific requirements and needs of its customer’s. The whole spectrum of IVA furnace systems offers solutions for different heat treatment processes, such as Tempering, Nitriding, Annealing, Carburizing, Case hardening, and Hardening.