Value meets quality – since 1935

Founded in 1935 in Gnadenfrei (Silesia) by Josef Hausdorf, our internationally oriented family business has delivered innovative technology throughout the world for over 75 years. Whether adhesive application systems or orthopedic and shoe repair equipment, we are a competent and reliable partner providing customized solutions and superior quality to our customers.

Ask us! We are happy to assist you in finding the product tailored to your needs from our base in Bad Salzuflen in East Westphalia. From the initial concept to operational use, we will accompany you and help you continually make your ideas become reality. Our core competence is in the planning and implementation of efficient machines, which simplify the work of our customers every day.


The only sure thing in life is quality. Quality makes a product and service unique and irreplaceable. Quality differentiates mass produced items from high quality products.

For over 75 years, the quality of our products and the satisfaction of our customers have guided our actions. We build machines that give you joy in the workplace and provide positive experiences every day. Our products reflect our commitment to providing customer satisfaction every day by their very long service life. Our experienced staff ensure every day that you feel in good hands with us. We are constantly working to combine our products, our contacts, and our service with quality.

HARDO: We look forward to a long-term relationship with you in our QUALITY MEETS VALUE world!


The family owned company, HARDO Machinenbau GmbH, sees itself as an innovative market participant and premium partner in the bonding technology and handcrafts´-industries: Orthopedic shoe technology and shoe making. We meet the challenge of the general trend towards a fast pace by delivering constant high quality in our equipment to our customers with optimal values.

Our specialization is to individually fulfill specific customer requirements with our large standard range of products in premium machines and equipment. With health issues in mind, we always consciously choose applications in our technologies that use resources responsibly and which are constantly being further developed through market incentives.

We address requirements individually at home and in every foreign market, according to conditions. Our marketing activities always emphasize the values for our customers, so that together we both benefit. Only this can explain our long-term relationships spanning decades, which is clear proof that we successfully implement the ideas of our partners.