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OUR STANDARDS

Professionalism and quality as well as a holistic
approach are our standards to our engineering services.

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 brief description. From us you will always receive complete planning documents in accordance to the law, instead of sheets stapled together.

With our qualified expert opinions and well-founded calculations, you will always make a professional impression on approval authorities and business partners.

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Our broad range of services includes complete approval planning in accordance with the Federal Immission Control Act, including all the necessary expert opinions in the areas of immission control, factory planning, plant safety, fire and explosion protection, and construction planning. As a competent partner, SHN provides support not only in planning, but also in the assessment and documentation of industrial and commercial processes.

Our experience is based on more than 1,000 completed approval procedures and our customers in all industries benefit from this.

30 years of Engineer´s office

30.07.1991
13.02.1992
01.01.1993
01.08.1993
01.03.1995
01.09.1996
01.12.2003
01.08.2006
01.07.2011
15.07.2016
15.12.2018
15.12.2019
2021

30.07.1991

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.

13.02.1992

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.

01.01.1993

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.

01.08.1993

First application for approval according to BImSchG

Our first order to develop an approval plan according to BImSchG (federal emmisions control law) 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.

01.08.1993

01.03.1995

Relocation to the new estate “Am Flughafen”

The one-person company has meanwhile grown into an independent engineering office with 11 qualified employees. After renovation work, the newly acquired estate “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.

01.03.1995

01.09.1996

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.

01.09.1996

01.12.2003

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 location in Bad Köstritz site. …

01.08.2006

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.

01.08.2006

01.07.2011

20 years of SHN – we continue to grow to 18 employees

01.07.2011

15.07.2016

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.

15.07.2016

15.12.2018

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)

15.12.2018

15.12.2019

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 a new, larger offices at Brückenstraße 13 in the center of Chemnitz.

2021

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. For this occasion we had thanked our motivated team with a Segway tour through Dresden.

2021
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OUR OFFER
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Consulting

The german bureaucracy can cause confusion. We are happy to support and advise you for all questions related to the required permits and applications. Also on the basis of a strategic evaluation of the project with the aim of accelerating the procedure, we have been able to gather a great deal of experience in the field of approval practice through our company history of more than 30 years. Our clients benefit from this throughout Germany.

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Planning

We would be pleased to support you in the realization of a project in the course of planning. In doing so, we focus in particular on the solution-oriented approach and on the interactions of the planned facility with the environment as the sum of its protected assets. Only a cross-interface concept can accelerate approval procedures. We are also happy to assist international investors with approval procedures in Germany.

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Expert opinions

As an independent engineering office, we prepare expert opinions throughout Germany 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.

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OUR COMPETENCE
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Experienced partner for the future

  • Known expert according to § 29b BImSchG
  • Expert for occupational safety according to DGUV (German Statutory Accident Insurance)
  • publicly appointed and sworn expert for air pollution control
  • Authorized representative for immission control, water protection, incidents and waste
  • Engineers authorized to submit building documents
  • Specialist planner for fire protection and WHG (water management law)

Range of services

  • conceptual factory and plant planning
  • Planning of process and environmental engineering as well as construction
  • Approval planning according to BImSchG, Bau and WHG (federal immission control act, building regulations and water management law)
  • Expert opinions on air pollutants, odors and noise
  • Fire and explosion protection
  • Risk assessment according to machinery directive
  • Risk assessment according to BetrSichV/ GefStoffV/ ArbSchG (industrial safety ordinance, hazardous substances ordinance and occupational health and safety act)
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UNSER NETZWERK

Mitgliedschaft und Mitarbeit in Verbänden

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BVMW Bundesverband mittelständische Wirtschaft

Unternehmensverband Deutschland e.V.

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IHK Südwestsachsen

Herr Dr. Thomas Krauß wurde durch den Sach-
verständigenausschuss der IHK geprüft und bestellt und arbeitet Umweltausschuss der IHK aktiv mit.

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VDI

Herr Nico Bauch ist persönliches Mitglied im VDI.

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Fachverband Biogas e.V.

Herr Denny Jonies ist persönliches Mitglied im Fachverband Biogas e.V.

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“TA Luft Ausschuss – TALA”

Herr Dr. Krauß ist Mitglied im beratenden TA Luft Ausschuss – TALA des Bundesumweltministerium

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VEMASinnovativ

SHN ist Mitglied im Innovationsverbund
Maschinenbau Sachsen.

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RKW Sachsen GmbH

SHN ist als A- Berater für RKW Sachsen tätig.

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Beraterbörse NEXXT der KfW Mittelstandsbank

Herr Dr. Thomas Krauß ist persönliches Mitglied.

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RKW Brandenburg GmbH

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BVS Bundesverband/ LVS Landesverband Sachsen öffentlich bestellter und vereidigter sowie qualifizierter Sachverständiger e.V.

Herr Dr. Thomas Krauß ist Mitglied im LVS.

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Ingenieurkammer

Herr Dr. Thomas Krauß ist Beratender Ingenieur der Ingenieurkammer Sachsen.

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IDIMA Services

Vereinigung sächsischer Ingenieurdienstleister

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Berufsakademie Sachsen – Staatliche Studienakademie

Anerkannter Praxispartner der Berufsakademie Sachsen
– Studiengang Versorgungs- und Umwelttechnik in Glauchau
– Studiengang Bauingenieurwesen – Hochbau in Glauchau
– Studiengang Agrarmanagement in Dresden
– Studiengang Labor- und Verfahrenstechnik in der Vertiefung Umwelt,- und Chemie- und Strahlentechnik in Riesa

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Stiftverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft e.V.