About Hinke

since 1946

The specialists for
high-end stainless steel vessels.

Through the commitment and skills of its staff, Hinke develops and produces high-quality stainless steel vessels for the food and beverage, chemical and pharmaceutical industry – individual and dependable one-stop solutions.

Since being founded by coppersmith Erhard Hinke in 1946, our specialist company has developed into Austria’s leading supplier of vessels and tanks. Expansion of our business to meet customer needs in the world’s most demanding industrial sectors has always been driven by our passion for stainless steel as a material.

We use this solid foundation to meet the challenges of tomorrow, today.

With our comprehensive service portfolio, we make your complex tasks simple and transparent.”


specialists ensure the finest quality stainless steel vessels


years of success in the market


m2 fully-equipped manufacturing area to meet your demands


tons of stainless steel are processed by us each year


finished stainless steel vessels leave our facility each year


have been delivered since the company was founded

Stainless steel meets passion

We utilise our know-how and passion to create stainless steel vessels that deliver benefits and protect people. Our team of engineers and specialists always finds a solution to whatever vessel problem they are presented with. Only when we energise and inspire our clients have we met the high standards we set for ourselves.

Nothing makes us more proud than producing perfect welds – perfect surfaces – perfect stainless steel vessels that leave our facility and make their way to our customers’ premises. If you are also prepared to bring your best and to create or achieve something big with your own hands, then you have come to the right place.

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Cultivating a strong future – since 1946

Hinke combines state-of-the-art stainless steel processing with more than 75 years of experience in the field. Over the decades, we have continued to expand our product range, our machinery and our team of specialists. Discover the milestones of our development in pictures!

Together, we build on the foundations of a healthy and sustainable corporate development.

Hinke – part of the SCHULZ BRAND FAMILY


Hinke is an independently managed manufacturer that has belonged to the SCHULZ BRAND FAMILY since 2016. 

In the field of conflict between complex plant systems and highly specialised component fabrication, the SCHULZ BRAND FAMILY creates valuable synergistic effects for the food and beverage sectors. Our know-how and ability to transfer competence ensures workable solutions that set plant engineering standards in all aspects of taste, quality, functionality and automation, and also have an impact on other industries. Through full and integrative manufacturer control in both Germany and Austria, we are able to give your projects the reliability they need. 

As a leading provider of excellent systems engineering practice, we utilise the world of synergistic opportunities provided by our highly specialised trades, thereby creating system solutions with plants, processes and technology along the value chain for refining raw materials and ingredients.

Johannes Schulz-Hess