Top 10 Metal Working Companies in Europe - 2020
	Scantool Group: Where Industrial Machinery Meets Ingenuity

Top 10 Metal Working Companies in Europe - 2020

Notable manufacturers in the automobile and commercial vehicle industry, aerospace, general engineering, metalworking, rolling stock technology, the energy sector and heavy manufacturing all rely on metalworking and machine tool companies. Under this light, future-proof and technology-neutral principles and greater certainty concerning the right to access different types of data generated by machines along the value chain are a necessity for industrial sectors to tap into new business opportunities. For a competitive and data-driven industrial base to function, machine tool builders will need access to data derived from equipment used by various customers along the value chain. However, the market for metalworking machinery manufacturing is expected to face certain restraints from several factors, such as regulations surrounding carbon emissions and unstable global metal prices.

To help organizations and leaders select the best vendors and advance their business initiatives, Manufacturing Technology Insights’ editorial board has assessed and shortlisted some of the finest metalworking companies and machine tool companies from Europe that are at the forefront of providing cutting-edge technology. These companies offer robust products coupled with innovative strategies that are distinctively prominent in the field.

We present to you “Top 10 Metal Working Companies in Europe - 2020.”

Top Metal Working Companies in Europe

Scantool has developed and manufactured industrial machines since 1980. They are among the leading manufacturers in Europe, and their products are known for their excellent design – the foundation for a robust and high-quality machine. The company’s vast product range includes grinders, polishers, belt grinders, drills, metal band saws, and workshop presses. They also provide machines for sheet metal work such as edgers, plate shears and plate rollers for non-professional use, workshop applications and industrial purposes. Many of the motors that are installed in their machines are manufactured at the facility in Brovst or by one of their suppliers in accordance with high quality standards

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WF Maschinenbau has been developing and manufacturing highly efficient forming machines for more than 40 years. It is unique and truly stands out in the industry and the world for bringing more than four decades of rich experience to the table. WF Maschinenbau's machines produce the desired shape by maintaining the original weight and volume of the preform. There are only a handful of companies worldwide, five to be precise, that can flow-form metal into rotationally symmetric shapes without producing any scrap at all. WF is the only machine builder in the world that has its own highly capable and dedicated R&D centre, where experienced application engineers work on their own and customer-specific developments. With over 70 different patents in its line of work, WF performs tests in its R&D centre to continuously improve and innovate future WF series machines as well as to develop customer-specific solutions

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Abacus Maschinenbau

Abacus Maschinenbau

Abacus Maschinenbau offers quality "made in Germany" certified and tested press machines of the PREMO series. The company specializes in special machine construction, including software, control development and contract manufacturing. At Abacus Maschinenbau, the company's team emphasizes on the highest precision and quality. The clients can expect more than “just” standard solutions as Abacus' technicians and engineers develop unique tailor-made solutions with the highest level of know-how, state-of-the-art technology and a view of production processes that are as optimal as they are economical and add value

Ceratizit

Ceratizit

Ceratizit is developing and producing sophisticated hard material cutting and wear protection solutions for over 95 years. From highly specialized cutting tools to indexable inserts and carbide rods to new types of carbide and cermet grades for wood and stone working, the company has been a pioneer in developing exceptional hard material products. Being market leaders in several wear part application areas across 34 production sites with a sales network of over 50 branch offices, Ceratizit has successfully established itself as a global player in the carbide industry, mechanical engineering and tool construction industry, aerospace sector, and others. Bolstered by the ingrained experience of its team and a proficient team comprising of 8000 employees, Ceratizit holds over 1000 patents and is continuously investing in research and development to improve their products

DMG MORI

DMG MORI

DMG MORI is a global machine tool company delivering robust solutions to the manufacturing world. With a long history of development and innovation, the company pursues the best technology, thus facilitating unparalleled services to its clients. DMG MORI seeks to provide new value to the industry while unlocking the unlimited potential of machine tools for customers. With its robust and state-of-the-art tools, the company is empowering the production of precise parts that are the foundation for manufacturing industries. As a global corporation striving to be the world’s leading manufacturer of turning centers, machining centers, and grinders, DMG MORI is committed to helping customers optimize their operations and excel in their respective markets

Eckert

Eckert

Eckert company is a modern and innovative company, specializing in a production of CNC cutting machines

GMW Machines

GMW Machines

GMW Machines (GMW) specializes in the manufacture and assembly of heavy machine tools. The spectrum ranges from carousel lathes to heavy-duty lathes as well as table and plate boring machines to portal milling machines and machining centers. Their portfolio is expanded by special accessories such as clamping plates, angles, milling heads and much more. Their machines consist of a solid, heavy cast construction from certified international suppliers, individually equipped with high-tech components, which mainly come from well-known manufacturers in Germany

Rollomatic

Rollomatic

Rollomatic is a private Swiss company specializing in the design and manufacturing of high precision CNC machines for production grinding of cutting tools, cylindrical grinding, and laser cutting of ultra-hard materials. As a customer-oriented company, they provide complete manufacturing solutions for the grinding of precision tools and parts, including wheel dressing and measuring finished parts. Their manufacturing methods and precision assembly are based on a passion for Swiss engineering and craftsmanship. The company’s philosophy is demonstrated by their teams in all stages over the life of the products, from design, through assembly and Lean Manufacturing, and all the way to service and support

Safop

Safop

Safop started its activity in 1923 with the construction of small machine tools. In over ninety years of activity, the company has experienced a radical transformation to follow the evolution of the product and to anticipate the increasingly demanding market requests. Great attention in the design phase and financial commitment for Research & Development have allowed them to achieve a high level of specialization in the production of machine tools, technically advanced and highly customizable. The machines produced by Safop are successfully used in various industrial sectors, including: Energy, Steel, Paper, Oil, Aeronautical Industry, Naval Industry, Railway and Heavy Industry

UVA LIDKOPING

UVA LIDKOPING

UVA LIDKÖPING is a Swedish company owned by Dacke Industri AB, in turn a fully owned sub group to Nordstjernan. UVA LIDKÖPING develops, markets, manufactures, and installs high-precision grinding machines with surrounding equipment within the area of high precision grinding. They market their products under the trademarks UVA LIDKÖPING, LIDKÖPING and UVA. The company offers various grinding solutions such as single machine solution with grinding application, Cell Solution Machine including supporting equipment, and product line solution machines integrated into a full turnkey production system