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Why EFA?

Experience, expertise and ideas have made Schmid & Wezel GmbH, better known under the traditional brands "BIAX" and "EFA", a successful company for almost 100 years and an international leader in various market segments for decades.

Customer satisfaction is the goal and most important driving force for constant innovation and quality. The strengths of Schmid & Wezel Maschinenfabrik are needs-oriented solutions in high product quality and individual customer support by competent technical consultants close to the customer.

For almost 100 years now, EFA has been involved in process development in slaughtering and cutting in industry and trade with pioneering product technology.

The company has always relied on close cooperation with users, whose suggestions and criticism are gratefully accepted and implemented in product development. The result is the consistently high-quality EFA machine range with proven technology and innovative improvements for all sizes and capacities, which meets the increasing demands for efficiency, ergonomics, safety and hygiene.

In addition to reliable machine technology, the company promises fast, good and comprehensive customer service from a qualified team of well-trained and experienced practitioners, competent sales representatives and authorized dealers all over the world.

We are always interested in expanding our global partnerships. For cooperation inquiries, please contact

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