Grade variety keeps us ahead
Our focus is on the customer

Fulfilling the needs and demands of our customers as quickly as possible is the foundation on which our service is built! We combine a high degree of customer-oriented service with our function as an important link between steel manufacturers and steel processors. As an independent enterprise, we operate all over the world, creating benefits for our customers in terms of grade variety, storage and just-in-time deliveries.
We provide problem solutions and strive to build up long term, reliable partnerships!


Our portfolio

As one of the largest independent Steel Service Centres, the EMW Steel Service Centre supplies coils, slit-strips, cut-to-size formats and circular blanks to the steel processing industry. In over 85,000 m² of production and storage space, EMW has around 300,000 tons of thin steel sheet permanently in stock. Almost all current market grades are constantly available for delivery: standard and special grades, mainly hot-dip and electrolytically galvanized, cold-rolled, warm-rolled and hot-dip aluminised, but also plastic or organically coated (Granocoat). Among the company’s specialities are a wide range of high-quality automobile grades, high-tensile steels, grades for enamelling and the highly efficient organisation of transport logistics. At EMW, certification according to DIN ISO 9001:2015 und IATF 16949:2016 ensures that quality and process reliability are guaranteed.


Machines and equipment

Neunkirchen (Siegerland): Five slitting lines, three multi-blanking lines, a cutting centre, several guillotine shears and a modern testing laboratory, which includes tensile testing machines and spectral analysis equipment guarantee fast and flexible delivery.

Treuen: Since 2019, a slitting line, a cut-to-length line, a multi-blanking line and a cutting centre have been added to our installations.

OKS Otto Knauf GmbH in Iserlohn has been part of the SCHÄFER WERKE Group since 2023.


EMW Steel service Centre as part of the SCHÄFER WERKE Group

As part of the owner-led SCHÄFER WERKE Group headquartered in the Siegerland town of Neunkirchen in Germany, we operate all over the world with diversified business divisions. At our locations in Germany, the Czech Republic and the USA, over 1,100 employees contribute to continuing our success story.

Besides the EMW Steel Service Centre, the SCHÄFER WERKE Group also includes: SCHÄFER Perforated Metal, SCHÄFER Container Systems and SCHÄFER IT-Systems. The work of all these divisions is based on high-quality thin steel sheet. The processing of this material is one of the core competencies of this enterprise.

Discover our world of steel

With their steel-related products and services, the business units in the SCHÄFER WERKE Group have been successful all over the world for more than 80 years.