Welcome to Karberg & Schmitz:
The best for your vessel!
When Erik Karberg developed the first steering gear together with the Danish company Svendborg back in 1956, success for the longstanding development of the company was not yet foreseeable. However, after gaining numerous customers nearby as well as on the North and Baltic Sea coasts, Erik Karberg and Walther Schmitz decided to found the company Karberg & Schmitz in 1960.
Shortly afterwards came representation of other manufacturers and their products for use in ship engine rooms. With this both founders laid the foundations for the course of today’s old-established trading and engineering house.
Karberg & Schmitz offers you extensive services: From planning, consulting and engineering of system solutions through to support when it comes to processing and care within the guarantee period. At Karberg & Schmitz you also receive support for worldwide repairs and spare parts services.
The company’s headquarters have been in Hamburg from the very beginning and it remains 100% privately owned.
In September 2008 the company has been awarded the „Diploma of the Danish Export Association and His Royal Highness Prince Henrik’s Medal of Honour“ in recognition of effort in promoting and marketing Danish products abroad. The honorable prices are award since 1982 to foreign business partners.
If you have any questions about Karberg & Schmitz and our product portfolio, please contact us directly by telephone or e-mail. We look forward to hearing from you!
Phone: +(49) 40-38 600 40