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Welcome to the MAFAC company from Alpirsbach in the Black Forest


from left to right: Shareholders and Managing Directors Armand Oostendorp and Stefan Schaal

Industrial cleaning technology for component and surface cleanliness has been our profession for over 40 years. Our family business is one of the world's market and technology leaders in aqueous parts cleaning.

Industrial aqueous parts cleaning has long since become of central importance for the value chain in production. MAFAC offers a wide range of compact machines for spray and flood cleaning, which meet a wide range of cleaning requirements according to customer needs.

With comprehensive evaluation for the perfect cleaning system.


Stefan Schaal and Armand Oostendorp took over the company on April, 1st 2022 from Rainer and Joachim Schwarz, the sons of Ernst Schwarz.

Founder of the company Ernst Schwarz

MAFAC machinery company was founded in 1968 by Ernst Schwarz in Alpirsbach in the Black Forest. It all started with the production of belt grinding machines for the metal working industry. In response to the increasing demands in industrial parts cleaning, the development and production of the first MAFAC cleaning systems commenced in 1974, and development continues to this day.

This resulted in new, patented process technologies being introduced in 1991 for use with aqueous parts cleaning systems which meet the latest requirements of the German Water Resources Act.

With the launch of the SF 60.40, being the first compact cleaning system with integrated spray-flood technique, MAFAC set new standards worldwide. With great innovative strenght, MAFAC has developed a wide range of standard and special cleaning systems for the most diverse requirements, such as customer-specific and challenging cleanliness demands.

Today, MAFAC is considered to be an worldwide expert in the field of aqueous parts cleaning and supplies international markets with cleaning systems made in Germany.