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.
50th anniversary of HEIDENHAIN,
New beginning of the company in Traunreut,
Subsidiary opens in the U.S.
Creation of the non-profit foundation
DR. JOHANNES HEIDENHAIN-STIFTUNG
GmbH, 830 employees
Subsidiary opens in Japan
100th anniversary of HEIDENHAIN,
Subsidiary opens in China
HEIDENHAIN is integrated into DIADUR SE,
a holding company of the foundation
New logistics center opens in Traunreut at the Hochreit site