Professionalism and quality as well as a holistic
If you attach great importance to professional industrial planning of your company and its further development, we are the right partner for you.
For us, the formulation of technical company goals is more than a short description. You will always receive complete planning documents from us instead of sheets of paper stapled together.
With our qualified reports and well-founded calculations, you always make a professional impression on the approval authorities and business partners.
Our wide range of services includes the complete approval planning according to the Federal Immission Control Act, including all the necessary reports in the areas of immission control, factory planning, plant safety, fire and explosion protection as well as construction planning. As a competent partner, SHN not only supports you in the planning, but also in the assessment and documentation of industrial and commercial processes.
Our experience is based on more than 1,000 approval procedures that have been carried out, and our customers in all sectors benefit from this.
30 years engineering office
Foundation of SHN by Nöbel, Dr. Schultess and Mr. sky
On July 30, 1991, the company “Beratende Ingenieure Bau-Anlagen-Umwelttechnik SHN GmbH” was founded by Dr. Schultheß, Ingenieurbüro Himpel GmbH and Dipl. Ing. Nöbel. The first letters of the surnames of the three shareholders at that time explain the company logo “SHN”, which still exists today.
Entry of SHN in the Chemnitz commercial register
On February 13, 1992, the company Consulting Engineers Bau-Anlagen-Umwelttechnik SHN GmbH, newly founded in 1991, was entered in the commercial register of the city of Chemnitz.
Dr. Thomas Krauss becomes the new managing director
On January 1st, 1993, Dr. Thomas Krauss took over the company Consulting Engineers Construction Plant Environmental Technology SHN GmbH and initially continued to run it as a one-person company. The previous managing director, Dipl. Ing. Nöbel, left the company at his own request.
First application for approval according to BImSchG
Our first order to develop an approval plan according to BImSchG is being processed!
The customer is Lengenfelder Recycling und Abbruch GmbH from Lengenfeld; the project includes the entire immission control approval planning for the new approval of a building rubble recycling plant.
Moving to the property “Am Flughafen”
The one-person company has meanwhile grown into an independent engineering office with 11 qualified employees. After renovation work, the newly acquired property “Am Flughafen” is finally ready to move into. The workplaces are equipped with the latest computer and telephone technology. Due to the spatial expansion, all employees have significantly better working conditions.
Dr Krauss becomes a publicly appointed and sworn expert
After 3 years of intensive part-time further education and training and final examination, the managing director, Dr. Thomas Krauss, appointed publicly appointed and sworn air pollution control expert by the IHK Südwestsachsen.
Largest order in the company’s history to date
In December 2003, Stadtwerke Leipzig GmbH placed the largest planning order to date with SHN. The subject is the entire construction and approval planning according to BImSchG and Thuringian state building regulations for a plant for bioethanol production (e.g. from grain, old baked goods, molasses, etc.), biomethane production by fermentation of biogenic residues and energy production (electricity, heat, steam) at the Bad Köstritz site. …
15 years of SHN – thanks for the great cooperation!
Our gift for the 15th company anniversary is a cake with the picture of all employees. The SHN team is happy about the joint successes.
20 years of SHN – we continue to grow to 18 employees
25 years of SHN
In 25 years of business activity, the one-person company has grown into a planning office and consulting company, which, with civil engineers, process engineers, environmental engineers, factory planners, acousticians, fire protection engineers and other highly qualified specialists, offers very complex solutions for approval planning according to the Federal Immission Control Act, including all the reports required for this.
Same team under new familiar management
Dr.-Ing. Thomas Krauß has decided to place the management in younger hands in order to work as an expert and consultant for SHN GmbH in the future. From now on, the responsibility for the continuous further development of the joint projects and goals lies in the hands of:
Mr. Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Denny Jonies, M.Sc. (Managing Director)
Mr. Dipl.-Ing. Alexander Bittermann (Managing Director)
Mr. Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Nico Schisnowski (authorised officer)
Move to Brückenstrasse, Chemnitz
After almost 25 years of “Am Flughafen 2” and a constant growth of the team, it once again became too small. That’s why we moved to new, larger offices at Brückenstraße 13 in the center of Chemnitz.
30 years of SHN
In 30 years, our engineering office has grown from a small plant to a stately tree. With deep roots and strong branches, the SHN Chemnitz defied stormy times and kept sprouting new shoots. We would like to thank our motivated team with a Segway tour through Dresden.
With German bureaucracy, it’s easy to lose track. We will be happy to support and advise you on all questions relating to the necessary permits and applications. Based on a strategic evaluation of the project with the aim of accelerating the process, we have been able to gain a great deal of experience in the field of approval practice through our more than 30 years of company history. Our customers throughout Germany benefit from this.
We are happy to support you in the realization of a project in the course of planning. Our focus is particularly on the solution-oriented approach and on the interactions of the planned plant with the environment as the sum of its protected assets. Approval procedures can only be accelerated with a cross-interface concept. We are also happy to support international investors with approval procedures in Germany.
As an independent engineering office, we prepare nationwide reports in the areas of air pollutants, odors and noise as well as fire protection and explosion protection and thus provide well-founded decision-making aids for technical issues.
Experienced future partner
- notified expert according to § 29b BImSchG
- Specialist for occupational safety in accordance with DGUV,
- publicly appointed and sworn expert for air pollution control
- officer for immission control, water protection, incidents and waste
- Engineers authorized to submit building documents
- specialist planners for fire protection and WHG
range of services
- conceptual factory and plant planning
- Planning of process and environmental technology as well as construction
- Approval planning according to BImSchG, construction and WHG
- Expert opinion on air pollutants, smell and noise
- Fire and explosion protection
- Risk assessment according to the Machinery Directive
- Risk assessment according to BetrSichV/ GefStoffV/ ArbSchG
Membership and participation in associations
BVMW Bundesverband mittelständische Wirtschaft
Business Association Germany e.V.
Dr. Thomas Krauß was Committee of Experts of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce and works actively with the Environmental Committee of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce.
Mr. Nico Bauch is a personal member of the VDI.
Fachverband Biogas e.V.
Mr Denny Jonies is a personal member of the Fachverband Biogas e.V.
“TA Luft Ausschuss – TALA”
Dr. Krauss is a member of the advisory TA Luft Committee – TALA of the Federal Environment Ministry
SHN is a member of the Innovation Association
Mechanical engineering Saxony.
RKW Sachsen GmbH
SHN works as an A consultant for RKW Sachsen.
Beraterbörse NEXXT der KfW Mittelstandsbank
Dr. Thomas Krauss is a personal member.
RKW Brandenburg GmbH
BVS Bundesverband/ LVS Landesverband Sachsen öffentlich bestellter und vereidigter sowie qualifizierter Sachverständiger e.V.
Dr. Thomas Krauss is a member of the LVS.
Dr. Thomas Krauß is a consulting engineer at the Saxony Chamber of Engineers.
Association of Saxon engineering service providers
Berufsakademie Sachsen – Staatliche Studienakademie
Recognized practice partner of the Berufsakademie Sachsen
– Supply and environmental technology course in Glauchau
– Degree in civil engineering – structural engineering in Glauchau
– Agricultural management course in Dresden
– Degree in environmental, chemical and radiation technology with a focus on environmental and chemical technology (formerly laboratory and process engineering) in Riesa
Stiftverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft e.V.