Goldschmidt Thermit GmbH, established in 1999, is the parent company for over 20
individual medium-sized businesses
which together form the Goldschmidt Thermit Group and support the growing international market for rail-based
For over 100 years the Goldschmidt Company has been committed to the welding of railway tracks. Beginning with the
process, many procedures for continuously welding tracks together have been developed over the years, and now
include methods for welding: conventional, grooved, and heavy section rail-profiles.
In 1999 all 20 subsidiary businesses were consolidated to establish Goldschmidt Thermit Group, to further support the
growing market for rail-based transportation infrastructure. With a worldwide network of manufacturing, sales, Research and
Development, customer support and ancillary rail services, the Group is recognized as a highly competent partner for the
international rail market.