sh minerals GmbH is one of the most important suppliers of fillers and grains in Europe. We are part of the medium-sized group of companies Schön + Hippelein. We supply fillers and grains made of calcium carbonate (limestone) and dolomite from 5 group-owned locations in Germany. Concrete additives, special lightweight fillers, precipitated calcium carbonate (pcc) and flame retardants complete our product range.
Foundation of a stonemasonry business by Karl Hippelein and Georg Schön
Many tasks during the reconstruction after the 2nd World War
Acquisition of the limestone deposit near Heidenheim
Participation in GEOMIN
Establishment of sh minerals GmbH
Distribution of light weight fillers
Flame retardants from sh minerals
Development and market launch of special concrete additives
Market launch of AEROPOR - lightweight fillers
Participation in August Hutter GmbH & Co. KG
Market launch of nanofine Enrich PCC
Foundation of a stonemasonry business by Georg Schön and Karl Hippelein. In the following years, the internationally renowned Crailsheim shell limestone is quarried in the Jagst valley / Baden-Württemberg.
The reconstruction of the destroyed towns and roads results in a variety of tasks for the company.
sh minerals develops concrete additives for use in precast concrete, concrete blocks and ready-mixed concrete, which are produced according to a special process: sh_compact, sh_easyflow, sh_stoneash.
From Satteldorf to Germany and the world: the Schön+Hippelein Group is one of the largest and most important companies in the natural stone industry. Founded in 1903 as a stonemasonry business, the company is now one of Germany's most successful market and technology leaders, also thanks to the very special Crailsheim shell limestone, and sets standards in the industry with excellent products and comprehensive services. Integrated system solutions and holistic concepts that are always in harmony with nature characterise Schön+Hippelein.