HEIDENHAIN: a pioneer in measurement and control technology with a long tradition

The company was founded in Berlin in the 19th century, in 1889. Today, HEIDENHAIN products serve the most innovative industries of the 21st century. Technological advances from the company’s early days still play a key role in its market success and positioning within certain fields. The history of the company’s graduation products paved the way for its leading role in high-accuracy measurement technology. HEIDENHAIN also shaped the machine tool industry as an early pioneer in state-of-the-art technology for CNC controls.

The history of the company

Founding of the W. HEIDENHAIN metal-etching company in Berlin
Dr. Johannes Heidenhain joins his father’s company.