We have been offering our customers “Made in Germany” quality for over 45 years.

With every HSM document shredder, you get a machine resulting from decades of experience in manufacturing document shredders. Due to its inventive spirit, expertise, high quality standards and service orientation, HSM has developed from a small machinery plant in southern Germany into one of the international market leaders in document shredders. Satisified customers all over the world are impressed with HSM's "Made in Germany" quality engineering from the HSM production and assembly plants in Salem, Frickingen and Reichenbach.

Hermann Schwelling founded the company from a small workshop in 1971. With a clear commitment to its sites in Germany, HSM currently employs around 800 employees all over the world including highly-qualified specialists and managers, who have a considerable impact on the success of HSM. They ensure that HSM meets the high requirements of product quality 100%. "Great Products, Great People" - for the satisfaction and safety of HSM customers.​​