Competences

Precise heavy-duty machining

With a tradition of more than 160 years, UnionChemnitz is the oldest existing machine tool manufacturer in Europe. The company develops and manufactures horizontal boring mills, used worldwide by renowned customers to achieve the utmost precision and efficiency. Thanks to the expertise of the 180 employees and the uncompromising implementation of values such as innovation, flexibility, quality and performance, UnionChemnitz is a technology leader in the manufacture of horizontal boring mills. They machine workpieces with a length of up to 40 m, a height of up to 10 m and a weight of up to 250 t with outstanding precision.

UnionChemnitz is the only German supplier to offer boring mills covering the complete range of 110 to 260 mm spindle diameter – with linear or fully hydrostatic guideways – as well as a wide range of travelling column mills. Thanks to a comprehensive range of equipment, the machines cover many applications.

Part of a strong group

UnionChemnitz has been a member of the family-owned HerkulesGroup since 2011. UnionChemnitz and its sister company WaldrichSiegen offer boring mills, portal milling machines and vertical and horizontal lathes from one single source.

All major components of UnionChemnitz machines are manufactured within the HerkulesGroup – this guarantees highest quality and flexibility. UnionChemnitz has a worldwide sales and service network consisting of company-owned subsidiaries and representatives. Thus, the company offers competent customer service – fast, uncomplicated and in the local language.

Facts & figures

  • Founded
    1852
  • Presidents
    Christoph Thoma, Dr. Benedikt Sitte
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