INDEX Corporation

Phone: 317-770-6300
Fax: 317-770-3166

Please visit: INDEX Corporation

Mailing Address:
14700 N Pointe Blvd.
Noblesville, IN 46060 US

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Index Turning Machines/Centers
Traub Turning Machines/Centers

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Company Profile

The INDEX Group is one of the leading precision CNC turning machine manufacturers worldwide. The products of INDEX and TRAUB include single-spindle to multi-spindle to sliding headstock machines. Completing parts in one set-up is typical for INDEX and TRAUB machines. The corporate headquarters is located in Esslingen, Germany, with subsidiaries located around the world. Together with its network of distributors, INDEX Corporation is able to provide the best in application and service support to its customers, from its corporate headquarters in Noblesville, Indiana.

Product Categories of INDEX Corporation

  • Automated System & Cells for Material Removal
  • CNC Multi-Spindle Screw Machines - New Equipment
  • CNC Single-Spindle Screw Machines - New Equipment
  • CNC Swiss Screw Machines - New Equipment
  • Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Software (Sold Independent of Hardware)
  • Toolholders & Adapters
  • Turn/Mill Machines, CNC
  • Turning Centers, Horizontal, CNC
  • Turning Centers, Inverted Vertical, CNC
  • Turning Centers, Twin-Spindle/Multi-Turret
  • Turning Centers, Vertical, CNC
  • Universal Machining Centers

Trade Names

  • C
  • MS
  • MultiLine
  • R
  • RatioLine
  • Single Spindle CNC Automatic
  • Single Spindle CNC Bar Machine
  • Six Spindle CNC Bar Machine
  • Six Spindle CNC Chucker
  • Small Turning Center
  • SpeedLine
  • TNL
  • TNX
  • VerticalLine
  • Virtual Machine
  • WinFlex

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Spare Parts

Our Spare Parts team would be pleased to provide you with competent advice.  We supply spare parts in stock within 24 hours.

INDEX Product Range

 Numerous patents, new developments and innovative details can be attributed to the inventive spirit of INDEX.  Click this link for more details on our wide range of industry-leading turning machines.

TRAUB Product Range

At TRAUB we consider it our foremost duty to serve our customers.  TRAUB achieved and maintains its reputation as one of the leading manufacturers of CNC turning and machining centers not only through advanced technology and excellence, but also through the development of a user-friendly product range and an extensive service network.


 As the technology leader, the INDEX Group offers more than just machine tools.  Our goal is to realize the most economic machining concept for your company.  Ask us - our innovative solutions guarantee the highest productivity for your manufacturing.


INDEX Corporation is dedicated to first class customer service.  Highly trained INDEX and TRAUB service engineers are conveniently located across the country.  Additional service is available through local distributors.

As seen in MMS

Turning Center’s Dual Drive Train Speeds Tool Transitions
The Traub TNL32-11 sliding/fixed headstock automatic lathe has a headstock movable in the Z axis, an upper and identical lower turret with X, Y and Z axes, and a counter spindle movable in the X and Z directions.

Six-Spindle Turning Center Provides 27 NC Axes
Index’s MS16 Plus lathe accommodates parts as large as 22 mm in diameter and is capable of turning, drilling, milling, tapping, deep-hole drilling or slotting in each of its six CNC spindles.

Hobbing Bevel Gears on a Turn-Mill Center
After deciding to manufacture bevel gears for its own purposes in-house, Index developed a “gear hobbing package” that transforms its R200 and R300 turn-mill centers into gear cutting machines.

Investing in Technology Is a Strategy. Figuring ROI Is a Strategic Tool.
This short article by Jeff Reinert, president of Index Corp., outlines the multi-step process for justifying an investment in the latest CNC machining technology. Calculating the return on investment (ROI) is a useful step in this process, but only one of the factors a manufacturer must consider in the decision to buy a new machine. Read the article here.

Modular Turning Center Equipped with Eight Spindles
Index will demonstrate its MS22C-8, a modular eight-spindle automatic CNC turning machine suitable for fast machining, especially of complex parts.

Index Adds Northwest Distributor
The distributor will serve Oregon and Washington customers.

Index Adds Northwest Dealer
A new distributor will serve Oregon and Washington.

Lathes' Dual-Drive Turrets Reduce Secondary Processing Time
Available from Index, Traub's TNL32P and TNL32 automatic lathes have several features designed to improve sliding/fixed headstock machining, including a larger workspace, 10-station turrets, higher performance data and the dual drive—a turret with two integrated drivetrains that reduces secondary processing times.

Automatic Lathe Promotes High Production Rates
Developed for high-production turning, the 42-mm TNK42 fixed-headstock automatic lathe from Traub produces complex workpieces in large and medium volumes ranging to 250-mm long.

Index Announces North American Sales Manager
Former Tornos Technologies sales and marketing manager will oversee sales for Index and Traub across three countries.

Automotive Industry is Booming in Germany
Before heading off to Esslingen, Germany (near Stuttgart) to help Index celebrate its 100th anniversary, my publisher told me that the area is “the Detroit of Germany.” I soon found that to be an apt description as a large number of shops I visited were heavily vested in automotive manufacturing. What’s even more noteworthy is that business was booming.

Turn-Mill Produces Complete Parts in Single Setup
Index’s G220 turn-mill features a motorized, five-axis milling spindle and a Y-axis tool turret to increase flexibility for turning and milling complete parts in a single setup.

Index/Traub Celebrate Anniversary with German Open House
The event highlighted new machines at three Germany facilities.

Index to Celebrate Anniversary with April Open House
The company is celebrating anniversaries of its parent company and subsidiary.

Vincennes University Supports Manufacturing Education
VU has established relationships with Hurco and Index to provide real-world tools and experiences for its students.

Control Package Helps Speed Production
After cutting precision parts in one third of the original time, Task Force Tips was able to justify its initial investment in an Index automatic production lathe fitted with a Siemens control package.

Universal Turning Machine Enables Simultaneous Machining
The Index IT600 65-mm universal turning machine is designed for machining small to medium batch sizes of workpieces including automotive parts, mechanical parts and other job shop assignments.

Flexible Swiss Turning with B Axis
Index’s Traub TNL18 sliding-/fixed-headstock automatic lathe is equipped with seven linear axes and an additional B-axis on the upper tool turret.

Universal Turning Machine For Simultaneous Machining
The Index IT600 universal turning machine is designed for small to medium batches of automotive and mechanical parts.

Compact CNC Multi-Spindle Lathe Performs Turning Center Operations
The Index MS16C compact six-spindle CNC automatic production lathe is designed for the cam-driven multi-spindle market.