Hardinge is a global designer, manufacturer and distributor of machine tools, specializing in SUPER PRECISION™ and precision CNC Lathes, Milling Machines, high-end cylindrical and jig Grinding Machines, and technologically advanced Workholding & Rotary Products. The Company's products are distributed to most of the industrialized markets around the world with approximately 70% of the 2009 sales outside of North America. Hardinge has a very diverse international customer base and serves a wide variety of end-user markets. This customer base includes metalworking manufacturers which make parts for a variety of industries, as well as a wide range of end users in the aerospace, agricultural, transportation, basic consumer goods, communications and electronics, construction, defense, energy, pharmaceutical and medical equipment, and recreation industries, among others. The Company has manufacturing operations in Switzerland, Taiwan, the United States, China, and the United Kingdom. Hardinge's common stock trades on NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol, "HDNG." For more information, please visit http://www.hardinge.com
Compact Turning Center Features Collet-Ready Spindle
The Hardinge GS 51 lathe features a compact design and collet-ready main spindle that are said to provide increased durability and workpiece accuracy.
Five-Face VMCs Increase Capacity
Hardinge offers the GX 250 5F and GXR 320 5F Bridgeport five-face (4+1) vertical machining centers designed for increased capacity and performance.
Vulcanized Collet Systems for Quick Changeover
Hardinge’s 80-mm FlexC vulcanized collet system features collet chucks that mount directly to the machine spindle.
Collet Systems for CNC Lathes
The company will showcase its FlexC vulcanized collet systems, which are designed as a substitute for three-jaw chucks for use with CNC lathes.
Gang-Tool Turning Center for Medical Applications
The Hardinge Quest Super-Precision GT27 gang-tool turning center is designed for machining small diameters and tight-tolerance parts, such as those required for medical devices.
Turning, Grinding and Workholding for High-Precision Manufacturing
Hardinge offers two CNC turning centers and a Kellenberger Kel-Vista grinder, along with a presentation of workholding and rotary products.
Turning Center Provides a Rigid Machining Process
Hardinge’s T-51 MSY SP turning center provides a 2"-capacity, collet-ready main spindle to bring the cutting location closer to the spindle bearings.
Tidy Machining Cell
A compact cell designed by Gosiger Automation demonstrates the advantages of automated turning and inspection for long stretches of unattended operation.
Four CNC Turning Centers for Small- to Medium-Sized Workpieces
Hardinge has added four turning centers in its GS series: the GS 42MS, GS 51MS, GS 150MS and GS 200MS.
Grinding Spindle Combinations Enable Machine Customization
The Hardinge Grinding Group offers the UltraGrind 2000 CNC grinding machine with 2-m capacity.
Hardinge Offers Broad Product Line, Machine Giveaway
Hardinge's booth features 13 milling turning and grinding machines—nearly double the number from two years ago.
Attendance Doubles for Hardinge Event
Hardinge welcomed more than 750 attendees to its machine tool technology show in Elmira, New York on June 6 and 7.
Worth the Trip
The Hardinge Machine Tool Show (HMTS) welcomed more than 750 visitors this year. Along with a vast lineup of Hardinge machines, more than 40 of its industry partners rounded out the trade-show atmosphere.
Fail-Safe Collet Block Secures Parts Despite Air Loss
Hardinge’s fail-safe 5C collet block features a spring design to keep parts clamped and maintain concentricity even if loss of air occurs during the machining process.
Hardinge Announces Second Annual Tech Show
Machine tool builder Hardinge will host the second annual Hardinge Machine Technology Show (HMTS) June 6th and 7th at its corporate headquarters and technology center in Elmira, New York. The show will highlight the group’s leading brands, including Hardinge CNC lathes, workholding products, rotary products and turnkey systems; Bridgeport VMCs; and Kellenberger and Jones & Shipman grinding machines.
Hardinge Appoints New Board Chairman
Hardinge (Elmira, New York) has announced that its board of directors has elected Richard L.
Manufacturer Turns Inward for New Machine
The Hardinge Workholding Group needed a heavy-duty machine with a rigid structural design that could perform multiple operations. After scouring the market, the group found the right model closer to home than it expected.
Collets Support Swiss-Turning Applications
Hardinge’s Swiss-style collets are designed for precision machining of small parts suitable for the medical and aerospace industries.
Classic Knee Mill is Anniversary Gift
To honor the 70th anniversary of the founding of The Robert E. Morris Company, Hardinge Inc. presented a Bridgeport knee mill to Lee Morris and the Morris Group Inc. The connection between the two companies is even longer standing.
Precision Turning Center for Complex Multitasking
The T‐42 turning center is designed for two-axis high precision machining or complex multitasking operations that require a high level of precision, delicate part handling and parts made complete in a single setup.