About Us

ZwickRoell is the world's leading supplier of materials testing machines.

We are the world's leading supplier of static materials testing machines. In the field of dynamic testing, we have been successfully providing solutions for fatigue testing systems for decades. We also offer innovative BUP sheet metal testing machines, hardness testing systems and instruments, extrusion plastometers for determining melt index, and products for impact testing. 

Our machines are used in research and development and quality assurance in more than 20 industries. Our experts understand in detail the individual requirements of the different industries and meet your testing needs with state-of-the-art solutions accordingly.

ZwickRoell at a glance

Company profile Medium-sized family business
Founding 1854
Revenue for the Group in 2019 €236 million
Group employees worldwide 1,600 +
ZwickRoell Group 14 subsidiaries
Service partners 56 worldwide

Dr. Jan Stefan Roell - Chief Executive Officer of ZwickRoell AG

For more than 160 years, ZwickRoell has stood for extraordinary technical performance, innovation, quality and reliability in materials and components testing. Our customers trust ZwickRoell because we are a global leader in static testing and are experiencing significant growth in the field of fatigue testing systems. Numerically speaking, the company had a revenue of EUR 236 million for the fiscal year 2019.

With innovative product developments, a comprehensive range of products and global service, the family-owned company supplies customized solutions to meet the highest demands both in research and development and in quality assurance for more than 20 industries. With over 1,600 employees, production facilities in Germany (Ulm, Radeberg, Bickenbach), the United Kingdom (Stourbridge), Austria (Fürstenfeld), and subsidiaries in France, the UK, Spain, the USA, Brazil, Turkey, Singapore, and China, and together with agencies in 56 countries around the world, the ZwickRoell brand is a guarantee of the highest product and service quality.

The ZwickRoell Group Family

ZwickRoell GmbH & Co. KG

Zwick began manufacturing testing machines in Ulm-Einsingen in 1935 and has become one of the world's leading manufacturers of materials testing machines over the decades. In 1992, the company merged with the ZwickRoell Group.

Toni Technik

ZwickRoell AG is a shareholder of Toni Technik Baustoffprüfsysteme GmbH. "Toni", founded in 1876, is an internationally recognized partner in the building materials industry.

ZwickRoell Testing Systems GmbH

Since 2006, ZwickRoell AG is the sole owner of ZwickRoell Testing Systems GmbH (ZwickRoell in Fuerstenfeld). The medium-sized company, headquartered in Austria, is an innovative business with international success in the field of optical strain measurement for materials testing. 


Latzke, headquartered in North Rhine-Westphalia, became part of the ZwickRoell Group in 2014. Latzke is a proven specialist in the field of harness testing with a DAkkS accredited calibration laboratory and a comprehensive service and product offering.


Indentec belongs to ZwickRoell AG. The AG is the majority shareholder in Indentec. Indentec was founded in 1976 to redesign a Rockwell hardness tester. Since then, Indentec has sold thousands of machines. 


GTM is a leading manufacturer of load cells, torque transducers and multi-component transducers. The company also supplies complete measuring systems to state institutes, calibration laboratories and manufacturers of load cells and torque transducers. Since 2007 GTM is a member of the ZwickRoell group.


ZwickRoell testing systems for a better world

ZwickRoell is the world's leading supplier of materials testing machines. With a large portfolio of materials testing machines and accessories and software, we offer the right solution for any testing requirement.