Tradition and innovation
REICH is Germany's oldest name in the field of thermoprocessing systems for food and is one of the leading providers in this industry worldwide. We offer solutions for the thermal processing of meat and sausage products, fish, poultry, cheese, convenience food, vegan and vegetarian products and pet food.
We see ourselves as a reliable, innovative and dynamic partner to the food industry. The philosophy of our products is clear: uncompromising quality paired with the highest possible performance and efficiency. For this we are ready to learn every day and to continuously improve.
We keep our word."
With vision and expertise
into the future
Tradition alone does not make a good system manufacturer. Rather, it is the foundation on which we base our future corporate development. It is our declared goal to generate added value for our customers and their products and processes through expertise and innovation.
The prerequisite for this is to know the exact requirements for the products and processes. Only with this knowledge can innovative solutions be developed that actually offer added value every day. We succeed in this through the close cooperation between our engineers and process technicians, who have the exciting task of combining the two worlds of "mechanical engineering" and "food production".
At the same time, we remain open and sensitive to new technologies and are ready to systematically promote our dynamic development of recent years through further investments.
made in Germany
All of the REICH systems are completely assembled at our plant, set to a functional state and tested down to the smallest detail in accordance with the most stringent requirements. Our customers receive a ready-to-install system which can be up and running in a very short time. The time-consuming adaptation and on-site completion, for example of the smoke pipelines, do not apply to our systems. REICH also sets very high internal standards for service and customer support.
REICH systems are quality products "Made in Germany". Simply come and have a look – we will be happy to explain the manufacturing of our units during your personal tour of the factory.
REICH continues to grow: Sunrise over our new buildings. Start of construction December 2019. Commissioning July 2020.
Company founded by Karl Reich
In the 1930s REICH developed the first removable and rotatable smoke unit, a hanging track system for thermal smoke chambers, and obtained a patent for it.The Second World War then interrupted further developments until 1948.
Presentation of the first cooking vessels in Germany made from chromium-nickel steel
In the 1960s the first universal industrial cooking and smoking system "KRT" with central unit was created. This system was also patented.
Federal patent for stackable smoker trolley
First emissions measurements of the CircoSystem
World's first microprocessor controls for smoker units
REICH develops the world's first fully-automatic, patented friction smoker.
Development and launch of the product line AIRMASTER® UK.
In the 1990s REICH undergoes an expansion phase and develops the sales network worldwide.
Presentation of the AIRMASTER® UKF.
Presentation of the new controls UNICONTROL 2000.
Development of the new AIRMASTERS® UKF smartsmoker with the conical friction wheel
Complete revision of the AIRMASTERS® UK with many improvements, such as increasing the circulating air capacity, new full stainless steel closure system and full-view glass doors with internal lighting
Development of a full stainless steel friction wheel for the FrictionSmoker FR 702 / 1002 and the development of the dual-flow ClimaStar large climatic system for 150 to 250 trolleys
Development of the high-performance cross-flow universal system type AIRMASTER® UKQ AIRJET for 1 and 2-row units
Presentation of the steam smoker SteamSmoker S 800 H for industrial hot smokers and the new control generation UNICONTROL 2000 TS and CLIMACONTROL 2000 TS with touchscreen at IFFA 2007
The establishment of OOO REICH in St. Petersburg under the direction of Vladimir Ponomarenko lays the foundation for further successful expansion on the Russian market.
Introduction of SAP for enhanced internal and external documentation and communication
Development of the high-quality cross-flow systems AIRMASTER® UKQ and BKQ AIRJET
Development of the first Hybrid unit on the market manufactured as standard - the AIRMASTER® IC InterCooler
With effect from July 1, 2013, REICH Thermoprozesstechnik GmbH will take over the business of REICH Klima-Räuchertechnik. The new managing partners are Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. (FH) Steffen Jaiser (left) and Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Tobias Layer (right)
New building for production and administration, doubling the capacity at the new location in Schechingen, Ostalb administrative district.
In 2014 REICH opened a new branch in Valencia, Spain. The manager there is Ernesto Gallent.
Development of the innovative pneumatic door closing system INTERLOCK
Also our controllers and electrical cabinets have been built directly in our factory in Schechingen since 2015.
Considerable growth since 2013 makes it necessary to extend the building, which is ready to be used since mid-2016.
Market launch of the double wheel friction smoke generator FR 2008 with high smoke volume for short, intensive smoke processes
The new, unique steam smoke generator REICH SteamSmoker S 900 H is on the market. Its patent-pending details reduce the maintenance effort in operation many times over.
Development of the new MaxxSmoker smoke generator series G 700 H with groundbreaking innovations