Schenck Corporation 50 years in North America!

Schenck Corporation of Deer Park is the North American headquarters of Schenck GmbH in Germany, the leading global manufacturer of industrial balancing machines. Schenck will honor its 50th anniversary of doing business in North America with a celebration at its manufacturing location at 535 Acorn Street, Deer Park, NY on August 22, 2014.

Schenck was founded in Germany in 1881 as a manufacturer of scales and weighing devices, followed by the development and manufacture of dynamic balancing machines and testing equipment. Schenck was represented in the U.S.A. after World War II by a Swiss machine tool company, and in 1964 Schenck incorporated in New York. Schenck Corporation has 110 employees in North America, including 75 employees in Deer Park, NY.

“The 50th anniversary of Schenck Corporation with its two operating companies in the U.S.A. marks a milestone in our history”, said Bertram Dittmar, President and CEO of Schenck Corporation and its operating units. 

“Almost every jet engine, gas turbine, generator, automobile crankshaft, electric motor – to name a few – is balanced on Schenck equipment in North America, and our brand name is well regarded by our customers and the industry. We are very proud of these accomplishments, and are grateful to our customers and employees who helped us achieve our business goals. I look forward to celebrating this event with our employees and guests from all over the world.”

Schenck is part of the Duerr Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of automotive paint shops, robots, and other high tech equipment with sales of over $3 billion, over 50 locations in 24 countries and 8,000 employees.

For more information, contact Mr. Tarek El-Sawaf at 631-242-4010x350 or at

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