SHS stands for increased productivity & product quality as well as automation & digitalization in plastics processing

SHS offers solutions from the four business areas:

  • Consulting
  • Simulation
  • Automation
  • Virtual assistance

SHS was founded in 2009 by the three mechanical engineers Dr. Kenny Saul, Dr. Gregor Hiesgen and Dr. Martin Spitz as a spin-off from the University of Duisburg-Essen. Since 2012, the company has been operating under the name SHS plus GmbH and has been dealing exclusively with topics in the field of plastics processing for more than 10 years now.

Besides the founding team, Dr. Oliver te Heesen also plays a key role within SHS. As head of development and senior consultant, Oliver te Heesen is the fourth head of project management at SHS. In his previous position as production manager and member of the management board of a plastics processing company, he was able to gain a lot of valuable experience in this field, which he now brings to his job.

With its origins in an owner-managed engineering office, SHS plus GmbH has grown continuously since its foundation and today employs a team of 17 people (as of 2020). In the SHS team, in addition to the above-mentioned project managers, other plastics engineers, natural scientists, automation engineers, electrical engineers, software engineers, application developers, industrial designers and electronics engineers take care of the needs of the plastics processing industry. In addition, SHS is a training company and cooperates closely with various universities, thus enabling young people to enter the professional world.

The office location of SHS including the well-equipped workshop and the technical center with an injection molding machine (100t, fully electric), an extruder (90mm screw diameter), another laboratory extruder as well as various peripheral systems is located in the northern Ruhr area in the city of Dinslaken.

The completely independent company has been owner-managed, self-financed and completely independent from other companies since its foundation.