EWS specializes in the production of high-quality welding torches. In business for many decades, our company has acquired unrivaled know-how in welding technology. We offer high-end solutions for a wide range of industrial welding applications – including personal protective equipment. We manufacture welding equipment and devise customized solutions based on mature German and US torch technology. All products of our key brands MIGZONE, TIGZONE and PLASMAZONE are manufactured in Germany from top-quality components sourced in Europe. EWS products are sold all over the world through a network of specialized dealers. We are the sole distributor of Rhino Protection PPE made in Germany, Europe and the USA. Customers in many industries all over the world rely on EWS products and solutions.
The heart and soul of EWS are in Goch where engineers and other highly skilled staff members apply their know-how and expertise to serve the welding industry. Goch is located between the major industrial region of the Ruhr Valley and the ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp. Most of the EWS business is still done withing a radius of 1000 km from its headquarters in Goch where the company manufactures customized torch solutions for a wide range of welding applications.
Autogen Ritter based in Feldkirchen near Munich has been a trusted partner of EWS since the foundation of the company, as members of the Schnauder family who owns part of EWS are involved in the management of Autogen Ritter. Since 1963, Autogen Ritter has been producing welding torches – primarily for the OEM market. EWS has been fortunate to have access to the know-how of Autogen Ritter and also sources certain torch components from its partner. At the Autogen Ritter plant EWS develops its customized torches, making use of the shared R&D department. For the production of its torch components, Autogen Ritter operates a modern machine park comprising CNC machines, precision mechanics and advanced measuring technology.
Time and again, CK Worldwide has been setting new standards in TIG welding. The US partner of EWS holds many patents for product designs and solutions. Since its foundation in 1967, the TIG specialist regularly surprised the market with innovations in TIG torch technology. The family-owned company develops and manufactures its products in Auburn, Washington. In 2008, EWS became the exclusive distribution partner of CK Worldwide for Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Russia.