UnionChemnitz Journal

Magazine for customers, partners and employees

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UnionChemnitz Journal
Trade fair issue EMO 2019

  • Compact machines, modern design: Our presence at the EMO
  • TM 125 Monolith™ and ProfiMill compact: At a glance
  • Presentation of the trade fair display: Precise technology meets innovative booth design
  • Follow-up order: WaldrichSiegen produces the sixth ProfiMill for the Weichai Group
  • First sale in America:  First TM 125 Monolith™ is sold in America

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UnionChemnitz Journal
Issue 2018 // 01


  • Flexible as a boring mill – compact as a machining center: Foundation-free compact boring mill TM 125
  • From ship motors to coolant pumps: universally applicable PCR 160: Powerful, precise and extremely flexible
  • Reinforced performance data for maximum machining efficiency: More stable and more powerful: boring mill K 130 S
  • Investing in the future: TC 130 takes production to the next level
  • Seventh KU 150 for the machining of landing gears
  • KC 150 for crane manufacturer: customized high-speed project
  • Trade fairs with multimedia highlights: IMTS and AMB

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UnionChemnitz Journal
Issue 2017 // 02


  • Dynamic All-round Talent PR I – PR I: Addition to successful series of boring and milling machines
  • Faster & More Dynamic: the PR II S – Higher performance data for maximum machining efficiency
  • Machine Maintenance Straight from the Expert worldwide – UnionChemnitz service and maintenance team keeps machines running
  • Sister Company DMI Expanded Due to Relocation of Production – Expansion of Service Capacity in China
  • HerkulesGroup News –WaldrichSiegen Rounds off ProfiMill Series with a Smaller Size Range

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UnionChemnitz Communications
Issue 2017 // 01


  • 20% efficiency increase thanks to four boring mills – Chinese market leader for mining machinery: investment pays off
  • Boring mill strengthens roll manufacturer’s machine inventory – Second PCR 160 for Gontermann-Peipers
  • Duo arrangement: MILLFORCE 1 and PCR 150 – Flexible machining system eliminates downtimes
  • Machining generator and turbine rotors on a single machine – New concept by UnionChemnitz and WaldrichSiegen
  • Precision boring mill KG – product innovation fills gap between classic boring mill and jig boring machine
  • Boring, milling, turning and grinding – Multi-functional machines and comprehensive equipment
  • Traditional employee picture – The entire UnionChemnitz staff gathers for a photo shooting

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UnionChemnitz Communications
Issue 2016 // 02


  • Engineered in Germany, built in the USA – UnionChemnitz and KPM are first US manufacturers of fully hydrostatic horizontal boring mills
  • Closing the gap between a classic boring mill and a jig boring machine – New precision boring mill KG unites precision and flexibility
  • Boring mills with turning function for extra large workpieces – Job shop efficiency: machining 80-ton components in a single set-up
  • Boring, milling and turning with a single machine – Horizontal boring mill PCR 150 increases efficiency and machining quality in machine shop

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UnionChemnitz Communications
Issue 2016 // 01


  • Aiming high with UnionChemnitz – Precision machining of large crane weldments at Gothaer Fahrzeugtechnik with a PCR 150
  • China: reliable HerkulesGroup service – UnionChemnitz present in China with two offices
  • New Heidenhain control TNC 640 – Complete range of boring mills available with new control
  • Integrated turning function with TNC 640 – PCR 150 with new Heidenhain control for AS REMEKSI KESKUS
  • AMS Arneburg invests in second PCR 150 – New machine increases efficiency
  • Flexible solutions for demanding housing components – First floor-type boring mill PCR 180 // KCU 150 for maximum precision // PCR 150 with integrated turning function
  • UnionChemnitz makes it to the semi-finals – Team effort at the HerkulesGroup Football Cup

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UnionChemnitz Communications
Issue 2015 // 02


  • Machining gears with highest precision – Precision boring mill by UnionChemnitz at work
  • New President of UnionChemnitz – Interview with Dr. Benedikt Sitte
  • Machining generator rotors and turbine rotors with one single machine – Flexible boring and milling at maximum performance
  • Engineered in Germany – built in the USA – UnionChemnitz horizontal boring and milling machine manufactured in the USA
  • PCR 130 for machine tool manufacturer – Successful addition to the product portfolio
  • UnionChemnitz at the start line of 10th Company Run in Chemnitz – Running tradition revived in Chemnitz
  • Days of Industrial Culture – open doors at UnionChemnitz
  • UnionChemnitz exhibits at IMTS 2016 in Chicago

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UnionChemnitz Communications
Issue 2015 // 01


  • Your partner for tailor-made solutions – Boring mill individually adapted to the application
  • UnionChemnitz KCR 150 at MAP Maschinen- & Apparatebau Produktions GmbH – Contract manufacture with precision and flexibility
  • Order for a PCR 200 and PCR 260 – Chinese injection moulding machine manufacturer relies on UnionChemnitz
  • MILLFORCE series established in the market – First MILLFORCE 1 for the USA
  • Relaunch of the corporate website – New, user-friendly website for UnionChemnitz
  • TopSolid CAM introduced in the sales department – New CAM software for optimal process design

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UnionChemnitz Communications
Issue 2014 // 02


  • Surface treatment against material wear: Ceramic coating – More durability, higher toughness
  • PR and Millforce series – Expansion of the product range for even more flexibility
  • New President Sales and new Senior Sales Manager – Reinforcements for the sales team
  • Concentrated know-how in the USA – UnionChemnitz strengthens its presence in the USA
  • Multifunctionality of boring mills – Integration of different machining operations in one machine
  • Successful exchange of know-how – Customer seminar in Guilin, China
  • Learning from the best – Dual studies at UnionChemnitz: A student reports

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UnionChemnitz Communications
Issue 2014 // 01


  • Convincing precision in the HerkulesGroup – Efficient machining of work pieces that require highest precision with a TC 130 at Herkules in Meuselwitz
  • Individual solutions – Boring and milling machines in double column design
  • Higher precision due to temperature compensation in the tool axis – Compensating thermal expansion
  • More effective service with new teleservice system – Improvement in teleservice
  • Maintenance support via CNC control – Additional option in the machine control
  • Open House at UnionChemnitz – Experiencing Innovation
  • EMO 2013: Successful presentation of the product portfolio – Joint presentation with WaldrichSiegen and RSGetriebe

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