Since founded in 1965, SCHMIDT-KUPPLUNG has established itself a German manufacturer of compact, precision coupling system.The couplings have compact design, high precision, proven technology, modular construction etc. They also have advanced performances for many special requirements.
Richard Schmidt and Walter Haarmann establish SCHMIDT-KUPPLUNG GmbH in the German town of Wolfenbüttel.While theoretician and designer Richard Schmidt called the idea to life and led the subsequent technical development.Walter Haarmann contributed his management and sales expertise, and with it the capability to market new technical products. This partnership proved to be highly fruitful.
The first Schmidt-Kupplung – model NSSD 9.7.7 – is sold.
Acceptance of a licence for universal joints.
Delivery of the 10,000th Schmidt-Kupplung.
Delivery of the 20,000th Schmidt-Kupplung.
Acquisition of the licence for a further coupling system developed by Richard Schmidt: The "Controlflex", a precise shaft coupling and designed especially for the requirements of shaft encoders.
July 1988Delivery of the 20,000th Controlflex.
Delivery of the 10,000th Semiflex.
Introduction of the product range Loewe GK, a coupling with high axial stiffness.
22. April 2010
SCHMIDT-KUPPLUNG celebrates its 45th anniversary.
Introduction of the product range Omniflex, a coupling for maximum torque requirements with high universal misalignment.