31129 Century Drive

Wixom, MI 48393 US


A Message from ANCA Inc.

Company Profile

Precision, Versatility, Productivity and Confidence  ANCA is a market leader of high quality CNC tool and cutter grinders.

ANCA - total precision grinding technology

FX Linear Tool & Cutter GrindersThe all-new series of three ANCA FX Linear machines, introduced to the world at IMTS 2014, show an appealing design backed by new motion and control technologies, and promise users higher levels of grinding accuracy and performance, and less required maintenance in a smaller foot print.

TX7+ Production Tool Grinder

ANCA's wheel Xchanger is designed to deliver greater productivity to users of the TX7+. It provides a mechanism for automatically changing the wheel packs in-process.

ANCA - total precision grinding technology

FastGrind -- Economical Tool Grinding The new small footprint FastGrind CNC reginder is agressivlely priced and ideal for tools .35 to 12 mm diameter--drills, step drills, end mills, profile tools, routers and special tools.

As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

ANCA's ToolRoom RN34 Software Eases Design of Complex Helical Tools
ToolRoom RN34 is the latest generation of ANCA’s software package designed for making cutting tools.

Attendees navigate various booths at Eastec 2019.

On Display at Eastec 2019
Here is an overview of some of the CNC machining and other technology showcased at the biennial manufacturing trade show.

ANCA’s PremierPlus collet adapter range.

Collet Adapters Preset Clamp Force, Limiting Downtime
ANCA’s PremierPlus collet adapter range is said to ensure consistent and repeatable tool runout of 7 microns or less during production runs and complement the company’s range of collet adaptors for shank tooling.

ANCA will display its AR300 robot loader at IMTS 2018.

Robot Loader Accommodates Large Tool Sizes
IMTS 2018: ANCA’s AR300 industrial robot loader is a three-axis system with the capacity to manage 380 tools.

Bourn & Koch's shop floor

Manufacturing News of Note: August 2018
Shop tours during IMTS, a pre-show tool grinding contest and other industry news. 

Tool Grinders Encouraged to Enter ANCA's Tool of the Year Contest for Recognition at IMTS
ANCA’s Tool of the Year content is accepting online entries for tools ground using ANCA machines until August 20. Finalists will be recognized at IMTS 2018.

The ANCA Group CEO, Dr. Christopher Hegarty

ANCA Group Appoints CEO
Dr. Christopher Hegarty will become ANCA's new CEO July 1, 2018.

Tool-loading robot

Tool-Loading Robot Uses Machine’s CNC Software
ANCA’s custom industrial robot loader is designed to be a low-cost solution for tool loading.

ANCA TXcell automated grinding cell

Automated Grinding Cell Supports Multiple Functions
EMO 2017: ANCA will demonstrate its TXcell automated grinding cell, which integrates several manufacturing operations into a single production machine.

ANCA's MX7 grinder with LinX linear motor technology

Linear Motor Ensures Smooth Axis Movement for Tool Grinders
ANCA Motion’s LinX linear motor technology is designed to provide manufacturers the toolmaking capability to produce highly polished flutes and gash surfaces to improve chip evacuation and aid tool performance.

Taurus Tool and Engineering facility

Better Cutting Tool Production after Fire’s Destruction
A fire destroyed Taurus Tool and Engineering's facility, hindering improvement efforts. In its new facility, the company relies on ANCA tool grinding machines for standardized, streamlined production.

ANCA LaserPlus

On-Machine Laser Measuring System Maintains Tool Grinding Accuracy
ANCA’s LaserPlus laser measuring system, an enhancement to the touch probe on the company’s MX and TX grinding machines, provides repeatable measurement to 0.0001" and automatic machine compensation while reducing scrap during production of precision cutting tools.

ANCA groundbreaking

ANCA Expands Michigan Plant by Half
The grinding machine manufacturer serves its American, Mexican and Brazilian customers out of the facility.

Taurus facility

Trial by Fire
Founded in 1976, Taurus Tool & Engineering started as a multi-step cutting tool manufacturer, and always had a good reputation for quality tools.  It started with two partners and a team of skilled employees, ultimately growing its Schaumburg, Illinois, shop to 17,500 square feet.

All Fired Up
After Taurus Tool and Engineering, a manufacturer of custom cutting tools, lost its production facility in a fire, it was able to rebuild the business on an entirely new basis.

ANCA FX7 Linear tool and cutter grinder

Grinder Regrinds, Sharpens Tools
ANCA’s FX7 Linear tool and cutter grinder features a 19-kW wheel spindle to accommodate a range of tool types and geometries.

ANCA FX linear cutting tool grinder

Tool Grinders Equipped with Tubular Shaft Linear Motors
ANCA’s FX Linear series of cutting tool grinders are said to provide higher grinding accuracy while reducing maintenance within a smaller footprint.

In-House Tool Grinding: the “Indirect” Machine Tool Investment
Though CNC tool grinders are used primarily by cutting tool manufacturers and regrinding services, several factors have made these machines increasingly attractive for in-house tool grinding by production facilities.

Techni-ANCA Partnership Strengthened
ANCA has increased its stake in the waterjet cutting machine supplier.

Anca MX CNC tool and cutter grinder

CNC Tool and Cutter Grinder for End Mill Production
Anca’s MX5 CNC tool and cutter grinder is designed for producing end mills in mixed batches.

Techni, ANCA Announce Partnership
ANCA Group (Wixom, Michigan), a supplier of CNC systems and grinding machines, has announced that it will take a 25-percent equity share in waterjet manufacturer Techni Waterjet (Lenexa, Kansas) during the next two years with options to develop a closer partnership in the future.   According to both companies, the partnership is an obvious one given their long-standing relationship, which included the joint development of the core software for Techni’s Quantum electric servo pump (ESP) and PAC-60 bevel cutting head.

Product Categories of ANCA Inc.

End Mills
Form Tools
Gear Cutting Tools
Grinding Attachments & Accessories
Grinding Machines, Creep Feed
Grinding Machines, Profile
Grinding Machines, Tool, Cutter & Drill Point
Grinding Wheel Dressing Units
Inserts, Indexable (Carbide, etc.) & Tool Inserts
Milling Cutters
Saw Blades
Software, NC Program Optimization
Software, Tool Design
Threading Tools - Cutting
Tool Conditioning Equipment

Trade Names

3D CIMulation
5 Axis Grinding
Tool and Cutter
ToolRoom Software