More than 60 years ago, our company founders Gustav Bayha and Theodor Strackbein set out with the objective of developing, manufacturing and selling products that always meet requirements, retain their value and are economical.

Thanks to the consistent implementation of this philosophy, which will continue to determine our entire entrepreneurial thinking and actions in the future, we are now one of the world's leading manufacturers of technologically sophisticated production systems.

Quality through tradition

100% owner-managed family business in the 3rd generation

Customised solutions

Customised solutions for trade and industry.

Installations sales

With more than 65,000 production systems for meat and sausages installed in more than 80 countries worldwide, we are one of the top addresses internationally too.

Everything at a glance!

Professional working equipment is essential for optimum production conditions. A variety of products and equipment that guarantee this can thus improve operational workflows in a wide range of industries with long-term effect.

We are there for you!


Customer orientation and customer proximity have a particularly high priority for us - even or especially after the commissioning of production installations. To ensure that you are always on the safe side, our own teams and a network of certified service partners throughout Germany are at your disposal.

They ensure that your concerns are dealt with as quickly as possible so that you can concentrate fully on the production of your goods. You can reach our service hotline 24 hours a day. If you would like to contact us through an online request, please use our service form.

South Westphalia region – good for our employees


Here you will find the current trade fairs where we will be presenting our latest product innovations as well as some press comments concerning the BASTRA world.