Custom Designed Special Tooling from Heimatec


Heimatec Solves the Toughest Tooling Challenges with New Custom Designed & Special Tooling Service

Heimatec, a market leader in live tooling for the North American machine tool industry, announced today that they will offer custom designed and special tooling offerings, in addition to their standard tooling line.


Heimatec will design and build custom tools to suit specific requirements for all CNC lathes, regardless of application, brand or size, with the same superior quality as their standard tools.

Heimatec is known as a tooling industry source for problem solving and application expertise. Now, experts at the company will work directly with customers to design custom tools that solve specific application and manufacturing needs.

Heimatec, a world leader in live tools, angle heads and multi-spindle drill heads, manufactures tools for the most popular machines, such as: DMG Mori Seki, Doosan, EMAG, Emco, Eurotech, Feeler, Haas, Hardinge, Hurco, Hwacheon, Hyundai, Mazak, Miyano, Murata, Nakamura, Okuma, Samsung, Spinner, Takisawa, Victor Fortune and Yama Seiki.

Heimatec North American distribution headquarters are located in Prospect Heights, Illinois (Chicago) with world headquarters plus all manufacturing based in Germany.

As Heimatec Inc. president Preben Hansen explains, “A growing portion of our business is centered on custom tools for specific applications. Customers bring us their toughest challenges, whether those involve exotic materials, depth of cut, extensions needed, rotary table and fixture positioning or other machine tool arrangements. Our engineers work to provide the optimum solution in cutting time, mechanical motion and productivity performance. We offer testing onsite to validate our designs, that’s how confident we are in the ideas we propose.”

About Heimatec
Heimatec is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of live tools, angle heads and multi-spindle drill heads. With U.S. head quarters located in the Chicagoland area and company head quarters and manufacturing in Renchen Germany, we are dedicated to supplying our customers the most innovative tooling technology possible.

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