Engineering and production of processing units for the personal care, cosmetic, pharmaceutical, chemical and food industry

The EKATO SYSTEMS vacuum processing units are ideally suited for a wide range of applications, mixing and homogenizing of liquids or high viscous materials (UNIMIX), as well as for mixing and drying of solids (SOLIDMIX).

Teams of experienced specialists apply their know-how and consulting skills to provide innovative solutions for even the most demanding process-oriented tasks. 

As a world-leading manufacturer of vacuum processing units in laboratory, pilot and production scale, EKATO SYSTEMS offers a complete package including not only equipment supply, but also a full service approach according to life cycle management. The services range from engineering to pilot trials to start-up and maintenance

Whether a single unit or complete turn-key installations including full automation and GMP compliant design – the EKATO systems are being constantly developed further and adapted to modern requirements. 

The EKATO SYSTEMS process laboratory with its state-of-the-art testing equipment is the ideal facility for process development, scale-up trials and optimization of existing production processes.

  • founded 2004
  • 100 highly-qualified employees 
  • 60 offices and representatives worldwide


EKATO UNIMIX: Vacuum processing units for low to high viscous products

EKATO SOLIDMIX: Mixers for solids for free-flowing to pasty products

EKATO SOLIDMIX: Dryers for solids for free-flowing to pasty products

EKATO Lab Mixer & Dryer SOLIDMIX: to perform trials and small production batches

EKATO Lab Scale UNIMIX: Vacuum Laboratory and Pilot Mixers for scale-up and the production of small batches 


  • Process engineering support – worldwide located process experts
  • Process development/improvement
  • Pilot plant tests from 3 to 1,000 liters
  • Scale-up to production scale
  • Laboratories in Germany, USA, China, India
  • Planning, construction and delivery of mixing and drying systems
  • Innovative automation solutions
  • Installation, start-up and after-sales service
  • Global service network


  • personal care
  • cosmetic industry
  • pharmaceutical industry
  • chemical industry
  • food industry


  • DIN ISO 9001:2015 - Quality Management System 


Address Kaeppelemattweg 2
79650 Schopfheim

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