QUALITY MADE IN GERMANY – Facts and Figures about Sprimag

Since 1925 Sprimag has enjoyed a leading position for automated coating solutions. Sprimag designs and manufactures units for functional and decorative coating of mass-produced parts as well as for internal coating of metal packagings such as tubes, cans and beverage bottles. Coating units from Sprimag are well proven and are often considered as benchmarks in terms of quality, precision and reliability.

With highly qualified and experienced employees from the initial consultation through the engineering, application development, production, and assembly, installation and commissioning, to the after-sales service, Sprimag is able to meet customer’s requirements flexibly, cost efficiently ensuring the best quality. Through continuous improvements in all process steps and activities Sprimag is constantly improving its services to its customer.



Drawing of first spray gun by Otto Heinrich


Patent for spray gun with suction by Otto Heinrich in Leipzig, Germany


Company Sprimag was founded by Otto Heinrich, July 31, 1925 in Leipzig


New foundation in Nabern-Teck after expropriation in Leipzig


Transfer of the head office to Kirchheim-Teck


Foundation of a subsidiary in New-Jersey, USA


Transfer of the subsidiary Sprimag Inc. to Cincinnati


Extension of the laboratory to an Applications Center for coating technology


Inauguration of a new assembly hall and renovation of a new office building


Anniversary 90 years Sprimag



At a Glance


At its headquarters in Kirchheim-Teck, Sprimag employs about 180 people and has offices in the USA and Mexico. The international focus of Sprimag plays a major role, as our customers are spread around the world. Our resources on the other hand are mainly sourced from the domestic market.

Sprimag coating systems are built and assembled completely in Kirchheim-Teck. We have our own manufacturing, so machine parts are painted in our own paint shop. In addition, Sprimag application technology products and spare parts are manufactured in-house.



Sprimag's product lines are divided into two categories. The Surface Coating division includes all machines for functional and decorative coating of mass produced parts. The Internal Coating of Metal Packaging division includes all machines for the internal and external coating of cans, collapsible tubes and beverage bottles. Our own Application Technology completes the product range.

Surface Coating

Internal Coating

Customer Care


  • Turnkey Supplier with a long-term experience for over 90 years
  • Offering specific and customized solutions
  • High quality standard
  • Robust and long-life design
  • Energy- and resource-efficient machine concepts 
  • Own application equipment
  • Applications Center for testing and developing of application strategies
  • In-house manufacturing leads to fast and flexible service for spare parts
  • Service and spare parts service worldwide

Sprimag Principles

Market proximity

We always have an open mind for our customers. Through our permanent market presence, we always aim to know our customers' current needs and turn them into customer-oriented solutions.

Customer satisfaction

We will only achieve permanent market success if our customers are satisfied.


By ensuring that our employees, customers, suppliers and partners identify with Sprimag, we want to create a continuously positive image in society and on our target markets.


A cooperative management style with open and honest communication, as well as timely information will be the basis for dealings based on trust.

Working conditions

VA modern work environment, performance-based pay and a secure job form the basis for total dedication by our motivated employees.


Clear objectives and transparent decisions are prerequisites for integrated responsible action.


Purposeful training and further education of all employees increase the efficiency of processes and improve our performance.

Conservation of resources

Responsible handling of resources and compliance with all laws are self-evident to us. Optimization of energy consumption and low-emission applications are important aspects in the development of our products.

Product innovation

The right product at the right time, and modern machine concepts complemented by optimized application technology must demonstrate our claim to technology leadership.

Process expertise

We have in-house expertise to handle the complex demands of our customers. Our modern Applications Center coupled with know-how of our own application technology guarantee the optimum individual coating process.

Product quality

Our products must satisfy the highest quality expectations of our customers. Upstream and downstream consulting and sales services will supplement this quality demand.


Integration of all participants in the further development of products and processes, as well as systematic implementation of the derived measures will continuously improve Sprimag.

Quality and Environmental Management

In all our activities we lay great emphasize on quality, efficient management, best possible resource management, responsible interaction with our environment and last but not least fair and honest dealings in all our business activities.

Certified QM-system according to DIN EN ISO 9001

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Certified QM-system according to VDA 6.4 of Association of (German) Automotive Industry

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Environmental management according to DIN EN ISO 14001

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