Our precision. Your advantage.

From jet planes to laboratory equipment, today’s life-changing technologies require ultimate accuracy—and mere microns can make the difference. For more than 125 years, HEIDENHAIN has delivered the trusted precision measurement and motion control solutions behind the machines and devices that move us forward. Our products enable everything from improved manufacturing processes to safer, more reliable medical diagnostics—and we’ve perfected the delicate balance of cutting-edge innovation and universal compatibility.

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Machine Tool

No matter what the machining application, countless shops count on CNC machine tool controls from HEIDENHAIN. Read stories about how they’ve improved efficiencies and overcome challenges with our balance of cutting-edge innovation and universal compatibility.

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As chips and other semiconductor components become smaller and more complex, accuracy and speed are of the essence. HEIDENHAIN encoder technologies set the pace—delivering innovation that helps enable the industry’s breakneck progress.

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General Automation

Process plants and factories around the world have discovered significant opportunities to cut per-unit-production costs by applying or updating instruments or controls, refining manufacturing methods and implementing automation.

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Metrology demands run the gamut of simple measuring stations to complex inspection systems with multiple measuring points—in industries ranging from aerospace to biotech. HEIDENHAIN supports the spectrum with compatible evaluation electronics.

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In electronics manufacturing, demands range from high-throughput pick-and-place automation to exceedingly accurate PCB drilling machines. Regardless of the scenario, HEIDENHAIN products offer rock-solid repeatability and precision.

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From more reliable diagnostics to more accurate, repeatable lab equipment,
HEIDENHAIN products enable some of the world’s most advanced—and life-saving—medical technologies.

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Resources and news

Texas Instruments collaborates with HEIDENHAIN on first industrial drive control system-on-chip

In an exciting industry first, Texas Instruments (TI), with help from HEIDENHAIN, has developed a microcontroller (MCU) for the semiconductor industry—the C2000TM MCU.

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Manufacturing Quality Starts with the Motor

Accuracy and surface quality are the goals of superior production processes. This is why machining companies invest a great deal of time and expense in tools, machine tools, controls with special functions and options, measuring technology, and, of course, employee skills.

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Motion Control Design: The top 5 challenges (and opportunities)

From lowering the cost of advanced technologies to improving functional safety in automated environments, here are the top five challenges and opportunities in today’s motion control design industry.

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