HEIDENHAIN: high-tech since 1889

This is what HEIDENHAIN is known for throughout the world. For more than 130 years, the company has been a standard-setting pioneer in measurement, control, and drive system technology. HEIDENHAIN products often lay the groundwork for technological advances in the most innovative global industries, including semiconductors, electronics, machine tools, and production equipment automation for the factories of tomorrow. The consistent, ongoing development of accuracy, high dynamic performance, and process reliability in HEIDENHAIN products directly improves the performance and efficiency of machines and automated systems.

HEIDENHAIN: a profile

Founded in Berlin in 1889, this pioneering company for measurement and control technology looks back on a long tradition. HEIDENHAIN, located in Traunreut in southern Bavaria, now offers products and solutions for industries such as machine tools, automation, electronics, robotics, elevators, and medical technology.

Demanding positioning tasks in these industries are our mission, and accuracy is our passion. Research and development are part of our DNA, with many of our employees devoted to the continual development of advanced technologies. A double-digit percentage of our revenues is invested in R&D throughout the
Corporate Group.

Around 8600 employees worldwide work to advance our customers within their markets. HEIDENHAIN is an international company with its own sales agencies, service agencies, subsidiaries, and distributor networks. Key brands serving our core industries are AMO, ETEL, NUMERIK JENA, and RSF.

HEIDENHAIN Corporation: Customer first in North America

In 1965, the North American subsidiary of HEIDENHAIN opened in Niles, IL, serving as an outlet for the brilliant motion control innovations coming out labs in Germany. Today, the North American headquarters are housed in a state-of-the-art facility in Schaumburg, just west of Chicago.

Our expansive technology center employs more than 150. We represent all of HEIDENHAIN’s core brands, and provide invaluable service and actionable know-how for each to the North American market. Schaumburg plays host to all types of technical training. It’s also home to ACU-RITE production and the ACU-RITE Technology Education Center (ATEC). Our Western Headquarters in Fremont, CA provides direct, local access to sales and technical support, as well as demo facilities.

Our team has seen every motion control challenge there is out there. We’re standing by to make your life a little easier and help find the solution that fits just right for your project.

Important facts and figures

Employees worldwide
1.5 bn
Turnover Corporate Group
ca. 30
ca. 40

Overview of HEIDENHAIN quality and environmental standards

environmental declaration

Every year, HEIDENHAIN publishes its sustainability and environmental goals and outcomes. Our consistent sustainability strategy ensures a path to the future.

EMAS: certified
environmental management

HEIDENHAIN is an EMAS-certified company, thereby meeting the demanding, globally recognized environmental certification standards of the European Union.

ISO 9001:
high quality standards

With its ISO 9001 certification, HEIDENHAIN meets customer expectations and regulatory requirements when it comes to quality management.

ISO 14001:
environmental certification

The environmental standards at HEIDENHAIN include recyclable products with a long service life, resource conservation, and economical energy consumption during production.