Our Story

VSM is the brand name of VSM · Vereinigte Schmirgel- und Maschinen-Fabriken AG founded by Siegmund Oppenheim and Siegmund Seelig-mann in 1864, and became a public limited company in 1898. Its headquarters is located in Hanover, Germany, where the company was founded. VSM has more than 750 employees worldwide. With 150 years of experience in the manufacturing of quality abrasives, VSM is one of the global leaders in the abrasives market. Specialised in premium grinding solutions for the metal and wood industries, VSM’s market activities are based on a company strategy which focuses on the success of its customers. Satisfied customers are the only benchmark for our company’s performance. International VSM subsidiaries and a global distribution network ensure that manufacturers can get our full support in every region of the world.