Production plants for plating and surface technology

Schlötter plants

Dr.-Ing. Max Schlötter GmbH & Co. KG is one of the leading manufacturers of electroplating and surface technology plants in Germany.

With more than 1,000 plants put into operation since 1957, we boast many years of experience implementing viable solutions for production.

At Schlötter, we successfully combine our know-how in engineering and plating chemistry in order to develop individual solutions fulfilling exactly our customers’ needs.

We plan and manufacture rack, barrel and manual plants, modernise plants and support our customers with our plant engineering services over the entire long service life of our plants.

Your partner for surface technology

  • Rack plants
  • Barrel plants
  • Manual plants
  • Plating plants
  • Anodising plants
  • Cleaning and pickling plants
  • Chemical plants
  • PCB plants
  • POP plants

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Rack plants

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Barrel plants

Schlötter plants for all surface technology industries

Schlötter plants are used for diverse applications in surface technology.

Electroplating plants, cleaning plants, chemical plants and anodising plants are used in all major industries. The parts to be treated range from a few millimeters to dimensions of several meters.

Schlötter plants can be found in many industries such as automotive, drive train, automotive interior / exterior, electrical engineering, electronics, aviation, construction, consumer goods, mechanical engineering and metalworking.


  • AutomotiveAutomotive - drive train
  • Automotive - interior / exterior
  • Electrical engineering
  • PCB
  • Medical device industry
  • Aviation
  • Construction
  • Consumer goods
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Metal working

Innovation in plant engineering

Growing demands and cost pressure in production require continuous developments in plant engineering. New technologies in the field of automation and digitalisation offer a wide range of possibilities.

As an integrated solution provider, we at Schlötter combine our competencies from plant engineering, process engineering and chemical R&D to create future-oriented solutions for surface coating.

Integrated Solutions

  • Chemistry & Plant engineering
  • Mechanical & electrical engineering and control systems
  • Well-established and new technologies
  • Process and plant automation
  • Electroplating technology 4.0

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