• SchuF was established in 1911 by Josef Frank and Ludwig Schwärzel in Frankfurt, Germany

  • The patent for the original Lift Plug Valve was received in 1914.


    Original Lift Plug Valve


    Founder: Josef Frank


  • Patents for Ram Piston Bottom Outlet Valve and Disc Raising or Lowering Bottom Outlet Valves were received in the period between 1923 and 1926

  • SchuF specialised in process control valves and gained significant success in the Petrochemical, Refining, Plastics & Polymer, Chemical and Pharmaceutical industries in the post war period

  • SchuF expanded both its sales offices and manufacturing plants abroad, first in Europe, followed by the USA, South America and Asia over the next 20 years

  • SchuF Ireland was established in 1991 enabling SchuF to double production and design capacity

  • SchuF Specialty Valves India was established in 2000, bringing SchuF closer to the Asian market

  • The leading US polymer valve specialist “Fetterolf” joined the SchuF Group in 2004

  • In the year 2005 SchuF China Valves Ltd. was established.

  • More expansions were established in 2010. SchuF built up a new production site in the UK (SchuF UK Ltd.) as well as a new sales office in Singapore (SchuF South East Asia Pte Ltd.)

  • In 2015 SchuF Middle East was established, located at Dubai, U.A.E.

  • Today the SchuF Group serves customers in 65 countries and provides the most reliable special process control valves available.


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A video showing the operation of a recently-manufactured SchuF powder-sampling Valve is now available-please click the link below, which will take you to the Vimeo video-sharing website. The video will begin automatically. more