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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

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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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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Oil & gas

The technologies required for discovery, extraction and refinement of oil and gas today change rapidly. HEIDENHAIN has the motion control components and systems to keep up teams safe and systems running amidst all the progress.

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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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Lab Automation

Achieving breakthroughs can’t happen without extreme efficiency, control and commitment. Our long history of dedication to R&D along with industry-leading motors, encoders and controls make HEIDENHAIN the perfect partner for your next research project.

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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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Pulp & paper

Transforming raw wood material into the paper products we use every day is no small task—heavy loads, high speeds and dirty environments. We’ve got the technology to keep your systems moving, no matter the scenario.

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Steel

Whether it’s extreme torque, predictable maintenance or a specialized motion system, HEIDENHAIN has the technology today’s mills need to stay up and profitable.

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Resources and news

ETEL Expands Popular CHARON2 Motion Platform

SCHAUMBURG, IL (February 2020) – ETEL of the HEIDENHAIN Group has extended its motion systems product offering with the expansion to nine standard versions of CHARON2, its popular motion platform. The CHARON2 was originally designed in 2017 as an entry level platform to be flexible, scalable, modular and upgradable for semiconductor manufacturing applications. With these […]

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Encoders with Siemens DRIVE-CLiQ

SCHAUMBURG, IL (January 2020) – In order to meet the needs of manufacturers of small servo motors and actuators, HEIDENHAIN introduces an expansion of its small-diameter 1000 and 1100 series rotary encoders with added versions now available with Siemens DRIVE-CLiQ. HEIDENHAIN’s models ECN/EQN 1000S, ROC/ROQ 1000S and ECN/EQN 1100S rotary encoders with integrated DRIVE-CLiQ interface […]

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New ETEL Motion Platform Wins LEAP Award

SCHAUMBURG, IL (December 2019) – The ground-breaking new ETEL TELICA motion platform designed for semiconductor manufacturing was the recipient of the LEAP award at a ceremony in Santa Clara, CA, on December 9. Presented with the Silver LEAP (Leadership in Engineering Achievement Program) in the category of Motion Control, representatives of ETEL of the HEIDENHAIN […]

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