Precision Measuring Tools and Motion Control Solutions that Drive Innovation

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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Applications

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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Semiconductor

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

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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Electronics

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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Medical

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

ETEL Adds EtherCat to AccurET Controls

Schaumburg, IL (August 2019) – Available in North America from HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION is a new version of the ETEL-brand AccurET controls with EtherCAT compatibility. As EtherCAT communication moves from “mid-end” automation to more high-end machine control applications, demand for this has been increasing. With that in mind, ETEL now allows its product users to take […]

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New Post Processor Developed for Mastercam Users

SCHAUMBURG, IL (August 2019) – In a collaborative effort to best enable 5-axis machining for users with HEIDENHAIN TNC controls and Mastercam® CAD/CAM software, a new collaborate post processor is now available. Called the HEIDENHAIN TNC 5X Mill post processor, CNC Software, Inc., developers of Mastercam software, introduced it recently after coordinating development efforts between […]

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North American Manufacturers European Technology Tour

Looking for new technologies or ways to improve their own businesses, 40 manufacturing executives from 18 North American companies traveled to Europe in April for the 2019 International Technology Tour. This “Munich to Milan” five-city tour chose HEIDENHAIN in Traunreut, Germany (near Munich) as its first stop of the tour where they were welcomed by […]

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