With more than 13,500 employees, SMS group
generates worldwide sales of around 3.3 billion euros.
Today, the group of companies is family-owned in the
fourth generation. Under the roof of SMS Holding
GmbH, which – as financialholding – is responsible for
the strategic planning and control, there are several
internationally active suppliers of plants and machines
used for processing steel and nonferrous metals.
In principle, the company is divided into the Business Areas
SMS Siemag, SMS Meer and industrial participations.
Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the SMS group is
Dr. Heinrich Weiss.
The SMS group is wholly owned by the Siemag Weiss
GmbH & Co. KG, the holding of the entrepreneurial
In the context of industrial participations,
SMS group has also acquired a 60 percent
majority-controlling interest in Paul Wurth S.A.,