The philosophy of “Great Products, Great People” links together HSM with business partners around the world

HSM develops, produces and sells products and systems for compressing materials as well as for shredding paper and electronic data media. Hermann Schwelling Maschinenbau GmbH + Co. KG was founded in 1971 in Salem and started a year later with the sale of the first baling press for cardboard.
Like many other successful companies in the world, the development of the company began humbly in a small workshop.
Today the office technology product range includes document shredders, digital data media shredders, shredder-baler combinations and packaging machines. In the corporate division environmental technology, the portfolio includes vertical and horizontal baling presses for retailers and manufacturers, shredder baler combination machines, PET/UBC compaction technology, fully automatic baling press systems up to a pressing power of 150 tons for professional waste disposal companies and individually projected facilities or special solutions.
The portfolio also includes configuration and implementation of system solutions for shredding and pressing various valuable products such as paper, foil, cardboard, composite materials, PET, foams, car tyres, hard plastics etc. HSM has three manufacturing plants in Germany (Salem, Frickingen, Reichenbach). There are subsidiaries in the USA, England, France, Poland, Spain and China. In a worldwide distribution network, HSM employees collaborate with sales and service points in more than 100 countries. HSM baling presses compress packaging waste up to 95 % and compact cardboard, plastics and nearly all waste materials
into bales. Regardless of the material to be processed, the volume or the local conditions – HSM has the right product for you. With HSM PET solutions, HSM provides professional technologies for durable compression and devaluation of PET bottles.
In addition to quality machines ”Made in Germany“, HSM offers full customer service. From consulting on selecting the right press for your specific application, to individual projecting of system development, to supporting the press operation: HSM is a one-stop service supplier with a dense consulting and service network across Europe and all over the world. HSM delivers quality and is also responsible for this after the sale. We take service seriously, and are committed to helping our customers in the best way possible.
This not only applies to our headquarter but also in all HSM service centres in Germany and all over the world.
Baling presses for every application, every material and designed according to every individual demand – this is the core competency of HSM‘s environmental experts.

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