The SWG Production

For decades SWS Production Schraubenwerk Gaisbach GmbH based in Waldenburg (Baden-Wuerttemberg) has been standing for innovative and high-quality screws for major customers.

The global company has state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities. The product range comprises wood construction screws, screws for fixing metal and plastics as well as mounting screws made of steel and stainless steel in the diameters from 3 mm up to 14 mm and a length of up to 1,5 m. In addition to the European approval ETA, the company also has special approvals for timber construction in the United States (ICC) and Canada (CCMC).

SWG Production belongs to the largest screw manufacturers in Europe. With about 200 staff members the company produces up to 12 million screws using about 80 tons of wire every day.

50 years of experience in screw manufacturing, material and energy efficiency, highly skilled staff members as well as a future-oriented management contribute to the success of the company.

Thanks to the in-house engineering office, SWG Engineering, we are also able to offer our clients an extensive knowledge about design, planning and consultation in the field of timber engineering.

History:

1958 Reinhold Würth establishes a screw manufacturing facility

1962 Relocation to Gaisbach

1967 Registration and publication of the brand "SWG Schraubenwerk Gaisbach"

1978 Start of production for chipboard screws with recessed-head drive

1988 Relocation to Waldenburg 

1991 Company is split into the profit centers "Commerce" and "Production"

2001 Expansion of the production facility by 3.300 m² 

2007 Expansion of the production facility by further 6.000 m² 

2014 Establishment of the new profit center SWG Engineering

2017 SWG celebrates its 50th anniversary

"We ought to sell the benefits, the durability and the sustainability of our screws and system solutions."

Alois Wimmer, Managing Director of SWG Production

Engineering

Since 2014, SWG Engineering has been an integral part of the business unit "Production" within SWG Schraubenwerk Gaisbach GmbH.

The team of presently 13 engineers and software developers works on timber engineering projects in Rülzheim, Germany.

Our range of services:

Structural design and planning of wood-based building projects

  • Housing
  • Industrial and commercial building
  • Engineering structures

Detailed calculations for timber constructions

  • Design / analysis of connections with self-drilling wood construction screws and other fasteners.
  • Wood / concrete composite ceilings with self-drilling screws.

Dimensioning software

  • Computer-aided design of connections and structure systems in the field of timer construction

DIMENSIONING SOFTWARE

Design tools

  • Tables, documentations, guidance

Structural dimensioning types

  • Moulded parts made of steel sheet
  • Structure systems made of wood

Consulting service

  • Development of new products in the field of timber construction
  • Feasibility studies
  • Thermal insulation certificates

 

 

Guiding Principle

We make our clients more successful by creating a long-lasting and outstanding customer value and by being a reliable and constant partner.

We are working continuously on taking a leading role in our market with regard to quality, engineering, innovation and sustainability of the resources deployed in production.

Also, the staff members determine the success of our company to a large extent. It is important that each individual uses and develops his or her knowledge and skills for the benefit of our company. The development of staff members is an important aspect of our corporate philosophy.

Our values that determine our daily interactions with customers, colleagues and business partners are: respect, appreciation, transparency, openness, honesty, reliability and trust.