Haimer acquires DMG MORI Microset GmbH

Haimer acquired the DMG MORI Microset GmbH company, which is now operating under the name Haimer Microset GmbH.

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With the acquisition of the DMG MORI’s Microset Tool-Presetting Technology, the Haimer Group, a family-run company with nearly 600 employees, complements its existing product portfolio of precision chucks, shrink fit machines, balance inspection machines and tool room management hardware.

Claudia Haimer, CEO of Haimer, explained, "Since the company location of Haimer Microset GmbH with about 35 employees will remain in Bielefeld, Germany, this will be our second Haimer production site, including our main headquarters in Igenhausen, Augsburg, Germany. We are looking forward to the long-term development of the new Haimer facility together with the employees in Bielefeld and an intensified partnership with DMG MORI.”

Both companies have additionally signed a cooperation agreement which sets the standards for a premium partnership of Haimer products. Henceforth, DMG MORI will source all products related to tool presetting, balancing and shrinking including shrink fit holders as well Tool Rooms exclusively from Haimer. All DMG MORI technology and solution centers and production plants worldwide will be equipped with Haimer products.

"We are looking forward to a successful cooperation together with Haimer as a Premium Partner,” said Christian Thönes, CEO of the DMG MORI AG. “We will present our first joint products regarding the Smart Tool Management as early as the 2017 EMO show in Hannover." The cooperation agreement additionally includes that DMG MORI will continue to display Haimer Microset products during exhibitions and open houses and that they will continue to distribute these products through their worldwide sales and service companies.

Andreas Haimer, Managing Director and President of the Haimer Group, further added, "Haimer Microset tool presetting technology complements our existing portfolio of high-precision tooling, shrinking and balancing technology perfectly, thereby making us a system provider for tool management around the machine tool."