Pirmasens Testing and Research Institute

In detail: The cooperation of the Schmitt Group with the Pirmasens Testing and Research Institute


  • Testing, research, development, certification, inspection and training in chemistry, biology, pharmacy, physics, mechanical and process engineering.
  • Non-profit and contract research with a focus on sustainable technologies, especially in the field of biotechnology.
  • Specialisation in the Pirmasens shoe, leather and textile industry.
  • Internationally positioned research group with locations in Germany, China, Ethiopia and Hong Kong.


  • Manufacturing, delivery, assembly and commissioning of large parts of the large-scale project Energiepark Winzeln.
  • Development of a concept for a large-scale plant for the material and energetic use of straw.
  • Design, manufacture and assembly of large parts of a local research biogas plant.
  • Joint design of the raw material and supply model later used by the Unternehmensgruppe Schmitt.


Test and Research Institute Pirmasens e.V.
Marie-Curie-Straße 19
66953 Pirmasens