CERATIZIT Chicago Inc.

2050 Mitchell Boulevard

Schaumburg, IL US


As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

Komet of America Changes Name to Ceratizit Chicago
Komet of America, reflecting a recent integration in the Ceratizit Group, changes its name to Ceratizit Chicago Inc.

Jacques Lanners and Dr. Christof Bonsch

Ceratizit Group Acquires Komet Group
The Ceratizit aims to position Komet for developing cutting tool products in the Industry 4.0 domain.

10-flute tool

Can Additive Manufacturing Increase Milling Feed Rates?
With PCD tooling, yes it can. The diamond cutting edges demand a large number of flutes to realize their full effectiveness. Traditional methods for making cutter bodies limit the number of flutes, but 3D printing is delivering tools with higher flute density and other enhancements as well.

Milling Tool Line Features Single-, Double-Sided Inserts
Komet’s new line of milling tools is comprised of over 280 items, including 63 new imperial (inch) and 63 new metric bodies.

single setup grinding

Grinding Machine Increases Tool Supplier’s Production
Komet of America Inc. had a problem: extra setup was causing a production bottleneck. Junker's Lean Selection allround grinding machine proved to be a cost-effective upgrade in technology that decreased setup times.


Lights Off, Profit On
Various tooling considerations contribute to profitable lights-out machining.

Komet Service Partner Achieves Women’s Business Certification
Owned and led by Vonda Jones, CountyLine Tool was Komet of America’s first U.S. member of its Service Partner program.

Komet of Canada, Castelar Tool Open Joint Facility
Castelar Tool has been a Komet Service Partner since 2013, but now it will operate out of the same building as Komet of Canada.

horizontal machining center

Systematic Success
A more efficient manufacturing process has enabled this manufacturer to ramp up production of its devices for the oil and gas industry.

Komet Launches Website for Custom Tool Quotes
Users can design custom carbide tools and receive quotes via the website.

Komet of Canada Has Moved
The company’s Canada branch is now housed with one of its service partners.

Komet and Schunk Host Joint Event
The tooling and workholding suppliers hosted a combined event in early April.

Indexable Drill Promotes Stability
Komet’s KUB Pentron indexable drill handles drilling applications ranging to 5×D.

Komet Kub Centron Powerline core bit drill

Tool Features Four-Sided Insert for Large Drilling Depths
Komet’s Kub Centron Powerline, based on the company’s Kub Centron core bit drills, is designed for long length-diameter ratios.

Komet Expands Service Network
My visit to a recently certified Cincinnati-area tool grinding shop revealed the advantages of this regional program for Komet’s customers and new service partners alike.

Tri-State Tool Grinding Becomes Komet Service Partner
The partner company will provide refurbishment services.

First U.S. Komet Service Partner Named
Komet of America (Chicago, Illinois) has named CountyLine Tool (East Peoria, Illinois) its first licensed Komet Service partner in North America.

Komet Unveils New Service Concept
As the first North American Komet Service licensed partner, CountyLine Tool (East Peoria, Illinois) will provide tool refurbishment services as well as standard and made-to-order products.

Komet Group Bass HSS-E machine and roll-form taps

Komet Group Machine and Roll-Form Taps
The Bass HSS-E line of high speed steel machine and roll-form taps from Komet Group are designed to reduce the cost per thread, maximize end-product quality and optimize the threading process.

Komet Seeks Acquisition Opportunities
Komet of America (Schaumburg, Illinois), a supplier of bore machining, threading and reaming tools, has announced that it is actively pursuing strategic acquisitions in the North American market.

Komet Opens Canadian Subsidiary
Cutting tool manufacturer Komet of America (Schaumburg, Illinois) has opened a new subsidiary, Komet of Canada Tooling Solutions ULC.

Product Categories of CERATIZIT Chicago Inc.

Arbors (for Cutters)
Burnishing Tools (Roller)
Chamfering Tools
Collets for Toolholding
Collets, Solid and Master
Deburring Tools (Machine Tool Spindle-Mounted)
Drill Bushings
Drill Chucks
End Mills
Facing Tools/Heads
Grooving Tools
Inserts, Indexable (Carbide, etc.) & Tool Inserts
Milling Cutters
Tap Drivers & Attachments
Thread Milling Cutters
Threading Tools
Threading Tools - Cutting
Threading Tools - Forming
Tool Repair, Coating & Treatment Services
Tooling Systems, Modular and/or Quick-Change

Trade Names

KUB Centron
KUB Duon
KUB Pentron
KUB Quatron
KUB Trigon
Reamax TS
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