Jergens Inc.

15700 S Waterloo Rd.
Cleveland, OH 44110-3898 US

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Company Profile

Since our founding Jergens, Inc. has grown to comprise 3 distinct business units: Workholding Solutions, Lifting Solutions and Specialty Fasteners.

JERGENS WORKHOLDING SOLUTIONS GROUP Continues to Provide Innovative Products & Services to Increase Productivity!

The Jergens Ball Lock Mounting System is an accurate and repeatable quick change fixture plate mounting systems.

JERGENS WORKHOLDING SOLUTIONS GROUP Continues to Provide Innovative Products & Services to Increase Productivity!

You’ve invested in a 5-Axis machine to help you increase productivity and lower costs.

JERGENS WORKHOLDING SOLUTIONS GROUP Continues to Provide Innovative Products & Services to Increase Productivity!

This revolutionary technology allows you to fix, position and clamp in a single step, cutting set up times by 90%. Available with either pneumatic or hydraulic release, these positive locking locating modules allow operators to quickly change out fixtures.

As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

Jergens FastForward Technology Center

Jergens Opens Educational Technology Center
The FastForward program has been provided with equipment from Haas Automation and Parlec.

Jergens Quick Locating System Fixture Plate

Fixture Plate Extends Machining Envelope
Jergens will demonstrate its new Quick Locating System (QLS) Fixture Plate, designed for use with the company’s Ball-Lock quick-change system.

Jergens Appoints Workholding Group Manager
Steve Schmidtke has previously served in sales and operations management in the workholding and other industries.

Jergens Fixture Pro

Low-Profile Vise Extends Z-Axis Travel, Maintains Accuracy
Part of the Fixture Pro family, Jergens’ 130-mm low-profile vise extends the work area for multi-axis applications.

Jergens Appoints National Sales Manager, Workholding
Tim Easton will be responsible for sales, service, distribution and management of Jergens’ U.S. sales force.

The Costs and Benefits of Horizontal Machining
The shift from vertical to horizontal machining was even more expensive than this shop anticipated. It was also more valuable. Most of the shop’s machining centers are HMCs now—here’s why.

Jergens Quick-Release detent pins

Standard-Duty Detent Pins for Industrial Applications
Jergens offers standard-duty detent pens as part of its Quick-Release line of detent pins for holding and removal applications.

What it Takes to Tackle Tungsten
When this aerospace job shop settled on machining tungsten alloys and other heavy metals as its specialty, it had to have a machine tool, cutting tools, workholding and process know-how to succeed.

Jergens master product catalog

Catalog Features Workholding, Lifting and Fastener Products
Jergens offers the 2013 edition of its master product catalog.

Consistency Is Key to Titanium
An important part of this shop’s successful approach to titanium machining is a toolpath strategy that keeps the load on the cutter constant. Another important element is the way this shop captures and reapplies what it learns about how effective it can be in this metal.

Don’t Leave Possible Savings on the Table
The right workholding equipment can go a long way to reducing setup times, speeding change-overs, facilitating automation and optimizing five-axis machining operations. But how do you know if you’re getting the most out of your current workholding devices?

Jergens Ball Lock quick-change mounting and fixturing system

Quick-Change Mounting and Fixturing System Available in Stainless Steel
Jergens offers its Ball Lock quick-change mounting and fixturing system in high-grade 17-4 stainless steel.

Workholding Giveaway: Don’t Leave Possible Savings on the Table!
Jergens' "Savings Under the Spindle" contest will award $5,000 in workholding products to each of three winners.

Online Wizard Produces Customized Fixturing Systems
Jergens’ Ball Lock Wizard is an online interactive configurator that provides step-by-step instructions for designing a Ball Lock quick-change fixturing system.

Small Engine Precision Fuels Fifth-Axis Production Workholding Concept
The challenge holding tight tolerances for its billet RC helicopter engine components drove this company to develop an innovative fifth-axis tombstone device to complete multiple parts on an HMC in one setup.

Quick-Change Workholding System Increases Productivity
Jergens’ Fixture Pro quick-change, workholding system is designed to provide multisided access to pallet-mounted workpieces and locating accuracy to help manufacturers increase productivity, maximize five-axis machine capabilities and reduce setup times on 3+2 multi-axis machines.

Get That Part off the Table
Vertical machining centers with simultaneous five-axis machining capability have become popular in recent years.

Going Lean in Order to Grow
This shop has a plan for dramatically expanding its contract machining business in high-value markets.

Quick-Change Fixturing Locks in Time, Cost Savings
When a routine process-improvement exercise revealed significant savings could be gleaned from reducing setup time and speeding change-overs, this manufacturer turned to the Ball Lock quick-change system from Jergens, Inc. As a result, the company reduced setup time by 20 to 50 percent, depending on the job.

Jergens Acquires Cutting Tool Supplier
Jergens Industrial Supply (Cleveland, Ohio) has acquired the Cutting Tool and Industrial Supply Division of the George Whalley Company.

Product Categories of Jergens Inc.

Balancing Machines
Clamps & Fixturing Devices
Die and Mold Components
Die Handling Equipment
Drill Bushings
Fasteners
Fixturing Systems
Lifting & Positioning Equipment
Pedestal Type Fixtures & Tombstone Blocks
Plant Maintenance and Repair Equipment
Tooling Systems, Modular and/or Quick-Change
Vises & Vise Jaws
Workholding, Custom

Trade Names

Ball Lock®
Bock Workholding
FixturePro® Plus
Jergens 5-Axis
Jergens Vise
Kwik Strip
Kwik-Lok®
Lift-ID
Shakle-Lok™
StayLock
Zero Point Mounting System

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JERGENS WORKHOLDING SOLUTIONS GROUP Continues to Provide Innovative Products & Services to Increase Productivity!

The Jergens Ball Lock Mounting System is an accurate and repeatable quick change fixture plate mounting systems. It is designed to provide both accurate fixture plate locating (+/- 0.0005 in., 0.013 mm), and secure hold down up to 20,000 lbs per shank. See the Jergens website for application stories or to download/view a video about the Ball Lock Mounting System.

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JERGENS WORKHOLDING SOLUTIONS GROUP Continues to Provide Innovative Products & Services to Increase Productivity!

This revolutionary technology allows you to fix, position and clamp in a single step, cutting set up times by 90%. Available with either pneumatic or hydraulic release, these positive locking locating modules allow operators to quickly change out fixtures.

Back to showroom

JERGENS WORKHOLDING SOLUTIONS GROUP Continues to Provide Innovative Products & Services to Increase Productivity!

You’ve invested in a 5-Axis machine to help you increase productivity and lower costs. Now, Jergens can help you maximize the benefits of your machine with a full line of 5-Axis workholding solutions.

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Company Profile

Since our founding Jergens, Inc. has grown to comprise 3 distinct business units: Workholding Solutions, Lifting SolutionsandSpecialty Fasteners. Building on its reputation of uncompromising quality standards, Jergens is committed to helping its customers achieve leaner, more profitable manufacturing, and continues to add products and engineered solutions for an integrated approach to “Manufacturing Efficiency.”

Today, you'll find our tooling components, fasteners and hoist rings at work in just about every industry on every continent. And our innovative engineered solutions like the patented Ball Lock™ Mounting System have changed the way manufacturers worldwide think about productivity.

Jergens is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company. For more information, please contact Jergens, Inc. at Jergens Way, 15700 S. Waterloo Road, Cleveland, OH 44110-3898. Phone: 216-486-5540 or toll free: 877-486-1454;; Fax: 216-481-6193. www.jergensinc.com. E-mail: info@jergensinc.com.