The Origin

After the founding of Schmid & Wezel 1919, 1921 the brand BIAX was created, derived from the original product, the flexible shaft (flexible AXchse).

BIAX Rundschau

EFA-The Beginning

In the 1930s, the BIAX product technology and experience was transferred to Butcher's machines. The product line with the brand
Name "EFA", short for "Electric Flying Apparatus" (the peculiarity of the machines, ready to hang on the struts and despite
High weight can be moved easily and quickly).


The Company


For over 100 years the name of Schmid & Wezel has been synonymous with the highest level of precision, quality and partner-like collaborations.

The company rests on the core pillars composed of three product areas: EFA butcher's machines, BIAX compressed air tools and BIAX hard metal tools. In all three areas the products manufactured by Schmid & Wezel are some of the best the market has to offer. The brand “EFA” is even the leading player on the global market for butcher’s machines.

Specialists across the world appreciate the innovative product solutions, the high quality finish, and the exemplary service and – as a direct result of this – the exceedingly long service life displayed by EFA products (it is not exceptional for our products to be in service for well over 20 years).

As it heads into the 21st century “EFA – Made in Germany” intends to do its utmost to maintain and to build on its dominant market position. A high percentage of our products are exported and this plus the many years of partner-like collaborations that EFA maintains across the world guarantees that our success will continue into the future.

Schmid & Wezel is certified: DIN EN ISO 9001:2008.

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Further divisions of Schmid & Wezel:

BIAX Flexible Power
BIAX Professional Power Logo
BIAX Hartmetall Logo