ASFW 2023German Exhibitors DESMA Schuhmaschinen GmbH

DESMA Schuhmaschinen GmbH

Booth number: A12-4

About us

With more than 75 years’ experience, DESMA is a technology leader for the global footwear industry and provides the highest quality equipment and services for automated shoe manufacturing. Located in Germany, DESMA supplies direct soling machines, machines for unit soles and PU boots, as well as high-precision moulds and automation systems at highest level, to footwear manufacturers worldwide.

DESMA Schuhmaschinen GmbH was founded in Achim in the north of Germany in 1946. With a staff of more than 200, it designs, manufactures, and globally distributes production plants and machinery for industrial footwear production.

The core technology is automation and direct soling, a process in which the sole is automatically generated underneath the pre-produced upper. Automation technology is a growth sector for the company. Well-known brands rely on DESMA technology. produce successfully with proven machines and systems from DESMA.

Each unit from DESMA is a specially designed model. 90 per cent are exported to destinations on every continent.

DESMA Direct Soling Machine


DESMA Schuhmaschinen GmbH
Desmastr. 1
28832 Achim

Phone:  +49 4202 9900

Contact person:

Witali Humann
Phone: +49 4202 990393

Products & Services

DESMA offers highly automated shoe production equipment and robotic solutions worldwide. Direct soling Machines are offered for single- or dual density applications of Rubber, PU, TPU and other thermoplastics. Combinations of the different processes - injection / pouring processes, are possible on the same rotary table.

No matter if you deal with direct soling, cemented shoe production or production of soles or boots, work with Polyurethane (PU), thermoplastic materials (TP), or rubber (RU) DESMA will always offer customized automation – fulfilling the needs of your individual shoe production.

DESMA offers also high-precision moulds for customers and the complete DESMA machinery range.

DESMA direct soling - Efficiency and Sustainability in one machine

DESMA offers the smart choice of direct injection machines with PU (Polyurethane), RU (Rubber), TPU (Thermoplastic Polyurethane) and other thermoplastics as soling material. Over 75 years’ experience is the foundation for every DESMA machine and the motivation to constantly find new moulding possibilities.
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DESMA PU/TPU Direct Soling Machine

amir® D - automation for direct soling

DESMA develops an automation solutions supporting your workforce in preparing the uppers for direct soling and finishing the shoes after the direct soling process. This is leveraging the manufacturing quality as well as the manufacturing efficiency.
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amir® D - automation for direct soling

amir® C - automation for cementing manufacturing of footwear

Robotic and automation solutions by DESMA Schuhmaschinen GmbH help the foot-wear industry automate production processes and raise product quality, efficiency, flexibility and sustainability in footwear production.
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amir® C - automation for cementing manufacturing of footwear

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