About Us

Zwick is the world's leading supplier of materials testing machines.

We are the world's leading supplier of static materials testing machines. In the field of dynamic testing, we have been successfully providing solutions for fatigue testing systems for decades. We also offer innovative BUP sheet metal testing machines, hardness testing systems and instruments, extrusion plastometers for determining melt index, and products for impact testing. 

Our machines are used in research and development and quality assurance in more than 20 industries. Our experts understand in detail the individual requirements of the different industries and meet your testing needs with state-of-the-art solutions accordingly.

Zwick at a glance

Company profile Medium-sized family business
Founding 1854
Order entry for the Group in 2015 €236 million
Group employees worldwide 1,350 +
Zwick Roell Group 14 subsidiaries
Service partners 56 worldwide
University council 2015 Dr Jan Stefan Roell

Dr. Jan Stefan Roell - Chief Executive Officer of Zwick Roell AG

For more than 160 years, Zwick Roell has stood for extraordinary technical performance, innovation, quality and reliability in materials and components testing. Our customers trust Zwick because we are a global leader in static testing and are experiencing significant growth in the field of fatigue testing systems. Numerically speaking, the company had an order entry of EUR 236 million for the fiscal year 2015.

With innovative product developments, a comprehensive range of products and global service, the family-owned company supplies customized solutions to meet the highest demands both in research and development and in quality assurance for more than 20 industries. With over 1,350 employees, production facilities in Germany (Ulm, Radeberg, Bickenbach), the United Kingdom (Stourbridge), Austria (Fürstenfeld), and subsidiaries in France, the UK, Spain, the USA, Brazil, Turkey, Singapore, and China, and together with agencies in 56 countries around the world, the Zwick brand is a guarantee of the highest product and service quality.

The Zwick Roell Group Family

Zwick GmbH & Co. KG

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Zwick began manufacturing testing machines in Ulm-Einsingen in 1938 and has become one of the world's leading manufacturers of materials testing machines over the decades. In 1992, the company merged with the Roell Group.

Toni Technik

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Zwick Roell AG is a shareholder of Toni Technik Baustoffprüfsysteme GmbH. "Toni", founded in 1876, is an internationally recognized partner in the building materials industry.

Messphysik

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Since 2006, Zwick Roell AG is the sole owner of Messphysik Materials Testing GmbH. The medium-sized company, headquartered in Austria, is an innovative business with international success in the field of optical strain measurement for materials testing. 

Latzke

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Latzke, headquartered in North Rhine-Westphalia, became part of the Zwick Roell Group in 2014. Latzke is a proven specialist in the field of harness testing with a DAkkS accredited calibration laboratory and a comprehensive service and product offering.

Indentec

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Indentec belongs to Zwick Roell AG. The AG is the majority shareholder in Indentec. Indentec was founded in 1976 to redesign a Rockwell hardness tester. Since then, Indentec has sold thousands of machines. 

GTM

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GTM is a leading manufacturer of load cells, torque transducers and multi-component transducers. The company also supplies complete measuring systems to state institutes, calibration laboratories and manufacturers of load cells and torque transducers. Since 2007 GTM is a member of the Zwick Roell group.

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Zwick Roell testing systems for a better world

Zwick is the world's leading supplier of materials testing machines. With a large portfolio of materials testing machines and accessories and software, we offer the right solution for any testing requirement.

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