Schlote: The metal experts for complete systems and individual products

The Schlote brand represents a global technology and competence network of highly specialised industrial metal processing plants with innovative automation concepts under the umbrella of Schlote Holding GmbH.

Founded in 1969 in Harsum, Lower Saxony as a pioneer in the industrial processing of metal castings, we are now a supplier and industry partner of international renown – since 2014 also with our own plant in China. Our production lines are designed for small, medium and in particular large series.

We are experts for precision parts – a midsize family-run company. We overcome a wide variety of challenges for our customers, both domestic and international. With around 1,500 employees, a total of nine diversified Schlote plants in Germany and abroad serve as development partners and series suppliers for the automobile and supplier industry, foundry technology and many other industrial and commercial customers. Only few competitors have comparable expertise in the production of precision components for complete systems today.

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We offer highly specialised solutions to meet customer demands through our two business areas, Industrial Metal Processing and Industrial Technology Solutions:

Schlote Industrial Metal Processing

The industrial machining and processing of metals with the highest precision and excellence is Schlote’s parentage. Medium and large series production in the automotive sector and vehicle manufacturing is a focal point.

We process castings made of various material alloys in our CNC processing centres and automated production lines – in particular aluminium, iron, steel and forged materials. Our specialised expertise encompasses machining methods with various production processes and technologies.

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Industrial Metal Processing

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Schlote Industrial Technology Solutions

Schlote is also your system supplier and competent provider of innovative solutions for non-series production – from the initial consultation to planning and implementation to reliable after-sales service. Aside from the mechanical processing of components and parts as well as mechanical engineering and plant construction, Schlote offers the assembly of installation-ready components as well as the design and manufacturing of die casting moulds, tools, fixtures, custom machines and much more. Single-item production and prototypes are part of our solution portfolio.

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Industrial Technology Solutions

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Precise, innovative, global


Our mission as a strong team – the Schlote Group – is to continuously improve our performance. We uncompromisingly rise to every occasion. There are few challenges that we will not accept. Schlote’s production plants with the latest manufacturing technologies and modular production concepts provide an optimal basis. Thanks to many years of experience and extensive know-how, we help our customers obtain significant competitive advantages.


How Schlote benefits you at a glance

Exceeding expectations: Schlote technologies and innovations

Modular design and automation are increasingly gaining importance. To maintain our strong position for the coming decades, we consistently pursue our vision: “Success through innovative technology”. Change is a permanent part of our actions.

We believe that the wheel can be constantly reinvented. That is why we are always working on our technologies and processes. We are committed to ultimate performance in our industry and to growing beyond ourselves every day. We also want to grow in the future. Through the continuous development of our internal quality standards and by optimising operational structures and processes, we will continue to expand and grow in Europe and around the world.


A high level of employee engagement and performance provides a solid foundation. Our employees are the company. Promoting the enjoyment of and enthusiasm for work, enabling inventiveness and collaborative creative power, and taking responsibility for work results with conviction – that too is part of what Schlote stands for.

With our company culture that never loses sight of the people behind the expertise, we intend to rise to the future challenges of our customers with precision, innovation, cost effectiveness and delivery reliability. We pursue a sustainable business policy with a long-term orientation – taking future generations into account.

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