Industrial Utility Efficiency

Schulz Compressors Celebrates 60th Anniversary


Schulz celebrated its 60th anniversary on June 12, 2023. The firm is proud to achieve this milestone as the largest manufacturer of air compressors in Latin America exporting their innovation and technology to more than 70 countries. Schulz would like to thank their customers and partners who, in many diverse segments, have placed their trust in the Schulz brand and helped the firm get to where it is today. Schulz will continue to grow and evolve, responding to the ever-changing needs of their customers.

The Schulz global headquarters is located in Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil.

Schulz is a genuine Brazilian company located in Santa Catarina, with headquarters in Joinville. Like other large organizations which began as family businesses, Schulz started its history 60 years ago with only 26 co-workers and limited resources. On June 12th, 1963, Heinz Schulz invited a group of friends and entrepreneurs to found Metalúrgica Schulz.

Schulz S.A. is today a world-class company formed by two business divisions: Schulz Automotiva and Schulz Compressores. Headquarters is in a modern industrial park, covering 3,460 million square feet with more than 325,000 square feet of buildings. Here it develops and manufactures a large line-up of products such as reciprocating piston and rotary screw air compressors. The company also maintains a branch in the USA and two in Shanghai, China as well as distribution centers for automotive products in Europe and the USA.

Today, Schulz is acknowledged as one of the most complete factories of air compressors in the world, offering the market a full line in the generation, treatment and storage of compressed air. Besides the reciprocating piston, diaphragm, and screw air compressors, ranging from 5 to 250 horsepower, it has refrigerated and adsorption air dryers, in-line filters, coalescing filters, condensate separators, pneumatic tools, electrical tools and accessories for residential, professional and industrial applications.


About Schulz of America

Schulz Compressors is the largest manufacturer of air compressors in Latin America with one of the most comprehensive air compressor plants in the world. The company has operated in the North American market since 1980 and offers the residential, professional and industrial segments a full product line of air compressors. Reliability, safety, durability and efficiency have been trademarks for decades, since its foundation in Brazil in 1963. For more information, visit