CHIRON America, Inc.

10950 Withers Cove Park Drive

Charlotte , NC 28278 US

A Message from CHIRON America, Inc.

Company Profile

CHIRON America, Inc is a manufacturer and distributor of high-speed vertical machining centers and fully automated turnkey production cells for markets in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

Global Leader in the Design of High Speed Vertical Machining Centers

08 Series, 15 Series, 18 Series & 24 SeriesFast, powerful precision machining centers for profitable production.

MT Series CHIRON MillTurn

12 Series machining can be supplied as single, double, four-spindle, or MillTurn versions offering speed, compact construction and versatility of use.


MILL Series is the optimal solution for highly productive cutting and machining applications.

As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

CHIRON Series 22 Machining Centers Emphasize Modularity

CHIRON Series 22 Machining Centers Emphasize Modularity
CHIRON’s Series 22 machining centers come in both four- and five-axis varieties, with modular solutions for a wide variety of high-precision tasks.

Chiron Group Completes New Factory in Germany

Chiron Group Completes New Factory in Germany
The greenfield project represents the largest single investment in Chiron’s almost 100-year corporate history.

November 2019 Product Spotlight: 5-Axis Machining

November 2019 Product Spotlight: 5-Axis Machining
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on five-axis machining technologies. 

Chiron's Variocell Pallet Pairs with FZ/DZ 16 Five-Axis VMC

Chiron's Variocell Pallet Pairs with FZ/DZ 16 Five-Axis VMC
The Chiron Variocell Pallet automation cell enables the company’s FZ/DZ 16 five-axis VMC to produce small batches of a variety of workpieces productively and flexibly.

Chiron Group’s FZ 16 S five-axis tilt rotary table.

Chiron's FZ 16 S Five-Axis Machining Center Meets Aerospace Requirements
The Chiron Group’s FZ 16 S five-axis machining center with tilting rotary table is specialized for aviation sector requirements.

Steve Morris, president and CEO of Chiron America. 

Chiron America Appoints President, CEO
Steve Morris, Chiron America’s new president and CEO, previously worked in leadership positions with Husky Injection Molding Systems and Milacron.  

Stama’s MT 733-series vertical-spindle mill-turn centers.

Mill-Turns Enable Six-Sided Complex Machining
Stama, a member of Chiron Group, has introduced the MT 733 series of vertical-spindle mill-turns for machining a range of complex parts complete in a single work cycle.

Gears for electric vehicles need to be machined with narrow tolerances

AMB 2018 Highlights E-Mobility and Lightweight Construction
More than 91,000 attendees gathered at the AMB trade show in Germany to visit 1,553 exhibitors and talk about the impact of e-mobility, Industry 4.0 and other relevant topics.

Chiron Fz16 S

VMC Capable of Heavy, Difficult Cuts without Sacrificing Accuracy
IMTS 2018: Long known for high-speed, high accuracy vertical machining centers, Chiron has developed a new range of VMCs, in twin and single spindle versions, that add extreme stiffness and greater stability to the package, allowing the machines to take heavy cuts in difficult material while maintaining accuracy.

machining centers

May 2018 Product Spotlight: Machining Centers
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on a variety of vertical, horizontal and five-axis machining centers, some with dual spindles. 

Chiron FX Precision+

Twin-Spindle Machining Center Provides Fast, Accurate Axis Movement
Chiron is introducing its vertical twin-spindle five-axis machining center, the DZ08 FX Precision+.

Chiron machining center

Linear Drives Double Productivity of Single-, Twin-Spindle Machining Centers
Chiron’s single and twin-spindle models FZ08 FX and DZ08 FX compact milling centers are now equipped with Chiron’s dynamic precision package.

GF Machining Solutions’ Mikron HEM 500U milling machine offers efficient five-axis capabilities in a compact footprint. The machine is designed to fit in tight areas with an accessible structure that enables workpieces to be loaded and unloaded with a forklift, rather than a crane.

March 2014 Product Spotlight: Machining Centers
This slideshow features the machining centers we cover in the Modern Equipment Review Spotlight section in our March issue.

Chiron 26 series HMC

HMCs Machine High-Temperature Resistant Steel
Chiron’s 26 series horizontal machining centers are designed for large workpieces such as gear housings, structural parts or components made up of high-temperature-resistant steel.

VMCs Designed for Accurate Multi-Sided Machining
Chiron’s 24 series of vertical machining centers offers spindle clearance ranging to 600 mm and a drum workpiece-changing system to accommodate larger components.

New Leadership at Chiron
Chiron America, a provider of custom VMCs, has announced the appointment of Dirk Zikeli as CEO.

Chiron Expands Charlotte, N.C. Facility
Chiron America has expanded its manufacturing facility in Charlotte, North Carolina by 20,000 square feet to accommodate increased customer demand. To mark the occasion, the machine tool supplier recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by company executives based both in the United States and Germany as well as employees and dealers.

This Extrusion is Fed Through the Machining Center

This Extrusion is Fed Through the Machining Center
Long, slender parts can be difficult to machine, especially when they are longer than the machine itself. Watch video of a part being processed by being fed through the machining center.

Video: Machining Long Parts Through a Small Machining Center
Video from Chiron America demonstrates the company’s Multi-Profile System, which combines a machining center with in-feed and out-feed accessories so that the compact machine can mill and drill long parts.

Modern Machine Shop cover June 2010

Determining Machining Effectiveness, Not Guessing It
KitchenAid uses Overall Equipment Effectiveness to determine in real numbers the impact individual machine tools have on parts production for its stand mixers. In doing so, it brings actual machining processes closer to ideal ones.

Machining Center With Swivel Head Has Seven Programmable CNC Axes
With seven CNC-controlled axes, the company’s FZ 12K S multi-function machine is built for high-precision, automated, six-sided complete machining from bar. Designed for medical manufacturers, the machine is suited for applications such as orthopedic devices, bone plates, hip sockets and surgical instruments made o

Product Categories of CHIRON America, Inc.

Drilling & Tapping Machines, CNC
Drilling Machines, Multi-Spindle
Horizontal Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Machining Cells & FMS
Machining Flex Lines
Milling Machines, Universal
Retrofitting, Rebuilding, Remanufacturing Services
Robot Tooling/Grippers
Turn/Mill Machines, CNC
Turning Centers, Twin-Spindle/Multi-Turret
Universal Machining Centers
Vertical Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Vertical Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis

Trade Names

CHIRON Mill Series
CHIRON Mill-Turn
CHIRON Multi-Spindle
CHIRON Precision+
SCHERER Feinbau Shaft Lathes
SCHERER Feinbau Turning Centers
SCHERER Feinbau Vertical Lathes
STAMA Milling & Turning Centers
STAMA Vertical Machining Centers