About us

Schiltknecht Messtechnik

Schiltknecht is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of highly developed anemometers, pressure gauges and traffic measuring instruments. Our motivator is a future in which quality of life and reasonably exploited resources go hand in hand. That is why we are already building intelligent measuring instruments for tomorrow today.

Our engineers know why and how something flows. We are therefore masters of the most common measuring techniques down to the finest detail: thermal-electric, impeller wheel and differential pressure methods. Our measuring instruments not only incorporate decades of experience but also innovation and love for detail. Schiltknecht quality is also reflected in internationally acknowledged certifications.

  • ISO 9001:2008 (quality management)
  • ISO 17025:2005 (SCS 046 – accredited laboratory for flow and pressure)
  • EN 13980 (ATEX – explosion protection)

Our customers get solutions for their practical applications: Users from process engineering, public authorities, trade (heating, air-conditioning, and ventilation), meteorology as well as health and clean room technology and motor sport rely on Schiltknecht. We pay particular attention to the areas of tunnel construction and traffic technology – good for clean air and active traffic safety in road tunnels in Europe and the rest of the world.

Schiltknecht Messtechnik AG was founded in 1925 in Zurich by Ernst Schiltknecht. The company has been based in Gossau (ZH), Switzerland since 1972. The company was owned by the Schiltknecht family until 1984. From 1985 until 2002 the company belonged to the Sauser Holding AG, Solothurn. Since 2003, Dr. Immo Reinhold is the owner and Chief Executive Officer. In 2011 the German subsidiary Schiltknecht Messtechnik GmbH was founded in Immendingen, Baden-Württemberg.