UWT GmbH Level Control

Who we are

UWT GmbH is one of the world's leading manufacturers of measurement technology for the detection and monitoring of levels, limit levels in any kind of bulk materials and solids. We have successfully demonstrated that over the decades a family owned business can, with clear principles, dedicated employees and innovative thinking, make a difference.

Reliability, quality and flexibility - these are the core values which underpin the UWT ethos. 

The production facility is sited within the head office in Betzigau, Germany. With an additional production facility in Malta and its own dedicated sales offices in the US, the UK and in the growth regions of China, India and Russia, customer requirements from around the world can be met with maximum flexibility. In addition, UWT is represented in more than 60 countries via a network of exclusive distribution partners.

From the design concept to production and to final installation and comprehensive after-sales service, we provide all turnkey plant services under one roof. Total attention is focused on the highest quality, technical expertise and excellent collaboration with our customers, employees and partners.

For Managing Partner, Uwe Niekrawietz, what is of particular importance is the satisfaction of their over 140 employees around the world.  This dedication has resulted in UWT GmbH being recognised as one of Germany's best employers by "Great Place to Work".

Since its foundation in 1977, the UWT GmbH product portfolio has developed and refined to provide solutions for a wide range of industries. Industries such as the food industry, plastic applications, cement plants, chemical industry, wood and rubber sector, environmental plants, power plants, etc. The company is ISO 9001: 2015 certified.  UWT continually expands its portfolio of product certifications with particular regard to international markets. Features such as universal voltage or the hygiene approval "EHEDG" as well as specialised solutions allow UWT to effectively solve difficult applications in the entire bulk material handling industry. A recent new product development is the RFnivo® 3000. This is a capacitive level switch which allows through its many variations, custom made solutions for all bulk materials applications. The simple commissioning with automatic calibration is particularly user-friendly.

Under the UWT motto "Solutions", the expert level measurement technology team at UWT GmbH is passionate about designing tailor-made solutions for customers. From planning and project management through to maintenance, we offer individually tailor-made programmes specific to the customer's application concepts. It is our goal to provide sustainable growth that will continue to add value for our customers.

Our values

In literature one speaks of philosophy as the interpretation and understanding of the world and of human existence.

The world of UWT is characterised by social awareness, superior product quality and economic sustainability.

Responsibility to employees and the social environment is taken very seriously. Mutual appreciation in daily interaction and a trusting relationship with partners and customers play an important part of our corporate culture.

Our products are characterised by ingenious simplicity, longevity and process safety.  From day one, we have made development, production and distribution of our devices top priority.  Decades of experience have been applied to the continual development of our devices.

Sustainability is realised through long-term business planning.  Through the formulation of our Vision, our Mission Statement and our Values, we have determined a clear direction for our future strategy.  During the 7 Year Plan, our goals and ideas are identified for the next planning period.    This plan is reviewed each year according to the current market and economic conditions.  This annual target planning can be then broken down further by quarter, month, week or even day by day.  As a consquence, we can ensure that every decision supports our long-term goals.   Thus continual and responsible growth is guaranteed.

Our presence around the world