No matter whether high-performance system for the individual production or price-conscious performance for simpler tasks. Hardinge offers turning centers for any requirement. We are where our customers expect first-class solutions in matters of accuracy, quality, individuality and service. Our location in Krefeld lay all the foundations to achieve just that.
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An ultra-modern and high-performance location
We are where our customers expect first-class solutions in matters of quality, individuality and service.
Our new location in Krefeld/Germany offers all the necessary preconditions in order to take perfect care of customers from all over Europe. Generous salesrooms, a Technology Center, technical support and a spacious warehouse provide us with all the leeway to design and develop premium and trendsetting solutions for our customers.
Visit us and get a picture for yourself - we are looking forward to meeting you with a warm welcome!
1890The company is founded in Chicago. First products were turning and drilling machines for the watch-making industry. Development + production of the first "chuck".
1931Fusion with Messrs. Morrison Machine Products, a manufacturer of precision collets.
1938The name Hardinge Brothers, Inc. is entered in the Commercial Register. The company had 300 employees who manufactured turning and finishing machines.
50ies 60ies Expansion of the product range. By manufacturing innovative state-of-the-art machine tools, Hardinge Brothers Inc. managed to remain competitive in a demanding world market.
1987Foundation of Hardinge GmbH in Germany. The location is Krefeld.
1995 Listing on the US stock exchange NASDAQ. Purchase of L. Kellenberger AG thus expanding the business by CNC controlled cylindrical and universal grinders.
1998Foundation of Shanghai Company Ltd.
1999Foundation of Taiwan Precision Machinery Ltd.
2000Takeover of Messrs. Hauser, Tripet und Tschudin AG to supplement the business with cylindrical and coordinate grinders.
2002Hardinge buys the licenses for the production and sale of the Bridgeport knee mills in the USA.
2004By producing Bridgeport machining centers, Hardinge completes its product portfolio. Hardinge expands its production site Shanghai. Hardinge takes over the worldwide Bridgeport IPRs and European sales and service activities.
2005Opening of the „European Center of Excellence“, a Technology Center at the Krefeld location focusing on hard turning and high-precision turning.
2010Hardinge expands the business activities and changes the name to "Hardinge Super Precision Europe". On 01.01.2010, the company moves into the new premises in Krefeld. On 01.04.2010, Acquired the assets of Jones & Shipman.
2011 Hardinge China builds new manufacturing facility in Jianxing, China.
2012 Acquired USACH
2013 Acquired Forkardt
2014 Acquired Voumard
ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System more >>
With the rapid evolution of technology and with the globalization of markets, a process-oriented quality management system becomes a must.
Hardinge GmbH has always placed great importance on constant improvement of internal company procedures and processes. Over the course of the years the change was carried out to the process-oriented oriented quality management system according to ISO 9001:2015, applicable for our location in Krefeld.
The most recent certification was done in December 2017.
The new certificates are available to you as follows as PDF files.