We manufacture individual crane systems and components for rail and conveyor technology and take care of service, maintenance, retrofitting and repairs. Everything from a single source.


We have been manufacturing special cranes in Saalfeld for over 70 years. Thanks to our many years of experience in crane construction, we are able to consider and implement the most diverse and individual customer requirements. The exciting path to the perfect transport solution begins in the development phase, where our motivation, experience and innovative strength are particularly in demand. The diversity of our customized crane systems delivered to date underlines this impressively.


In addition to cranes, we have successfully positioned ourselves as experts for safety-relevant parts and components in the field of materials handling technology.
Our conveyor technology product range includes drum brakes, disc brakes, hydraulic buffers, clutches, brake discs, brake drums, running wheels, running wheel sets and rope drums.


We offer a wide range of railroad technology components in the field of train and buffer stops. In close cooperation with ETQ Eisenbahntechnische Anwendungen GmbH, we work in the areas of research, development, design and testing to offer innovative solutions for rail transportation.
Our diverse production program includes various types of locomotive traction equipment with tractive forces of 1.0 MN and 1.5 MN. We also supply hydraulic combination shock absorbers and complete buffer systems of category C and L in accordance with EN 15551.


Customer satisfaction is our top priority. In addition to regular service, our comprehensive range of crane services also covers maintenance, repair and conversion work as well as all prescribed safety checks as part of the UVV inspection.


Would you like to get to know versatile and varied fields of activity in an internationally active company with an excellent working atmosphere? Then you've come to the right place.
We focus on treating each other with respect and your well-being is important to us. At SHB, we offer every employee individual training opportunities. We are looking for new colleagues (m/f/d) to support our team, whether as a trainee, in production, in administration or in the technical office.
Are you ready to face new challenges together with us? Then we look forward to receiving your application via our online portal!


SHB Hebezeugbau GmbH can look back on more than 70 years of success, in which tradition and extensive experience are closely linked. Our combination of modern mechanical engineering, innovative control technology and individual steel construction solutions sets standards in today's materials handling technology. SHB has been part of the Scheffer Group since 2018.