About Salmet

Apart from being a manufacturer of poultry equipment, Salmet GmbH & Co. KG is also one of the larger egg producers in Germany, so we know what it means to design and produce poultry equipment. We use what we produce!

Our philosophy

SALMET has been developing, manufacturing and distributing high quality poultry equipment since 1962. SALMET offers high standards, innovative ideas and fine-tuned technological solutions from its German facilities.

All systems are constantly being tested on SALMET farms. You can count on our long-term experience in the development and installation of superior poultry equipment. All of our knowledge – from consulting to the supply chain to the efficient installation – is tailored for your success.

High customer satisfaction – at cutting edge – is what we aim at!

History

SALMET GmbH & Co. KG was established in Frankfurt a.M. Germany August 6th 1962. Founder members: Salopian Metals Ltd., Shrewsbury, England Philipp Zimmerer, merchant, Frankfurt a. Main Horst Lackner, technical engineer, Ittlingen
  • 1962

    1962 Horst Lackner starts business in his garage, producing the first components

  • 1963

    Start of construction of the first production facility

  • 1964

    Move into the new production facility with offices and meeting rooms with ten employees. In the following months, the number of employees steadily increases.

  • 1965

    Construction of the second production and assembly facility

  • 1967/ 1968

    Construction of the galvanizing plant integrated into the existing facility

  • 1969

    Construction of the third facility for housing of the spot-welding shop

  • 1979

    Construction of the sheet metal production area with interim storage facility and access to warehouse

  • 1993

    The fall of the Berlin Wall made the acquisition of a new location in Berge (Germany) possible

  • 2008

    Construction of several production and storage facilities, as well as an office complex. Employees now numbering 200. Extension of factory ground to more than 2 hectares.

  • 2016

    Opening of sales office in Panama

Salmet Headquarters

SALMET has been developing, manufacturing and distributing high quality poultry equipment since 1962. SALMET offers high standards, innovative ideas and fine-tuned technological solutions from its German facilities. All systems are constantly being tested on SALMET farms. You can count on our long-term experience in the development and installation of superior poultry equipment. All of our knowledge – from consulting to the supply

Employment
Opportunities

Sales specialist

04 December 2018

For our sales team, we are looking forward to get in touch with experienced new colleagues for the selling of Salmet’s systems for layers, pullets, broilers, parentsstock as well as manure processing.

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Company technician

04 December 2018

For our fabrication location in Ittlingen (Germany we are looking for a Company Technician (m/f).

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