Absolute Machine Tools, Inc. - Headquarters

7420 Industrial Pkwy.
Lorain, OH 44053 US

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Company Profile

Since 1988, Absolute Machine Tools, Inc. provides advanced metalworking solutions and comprehensive services for production machining, mold / die machining, high speed machining, Swiss turning, gun drilling and wire EDM.

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As Seen In Production Machining

PMTS 2019 show floor

VIDEOS: PMTS 2019 In-Booth Demos, in Case You Missed Them
Find videos from in-booth demonstrations from Absolute Machine Tools, Edge Technologies, Gosiger, Hardinge, Index Corp., Marubeni Citizen, Tsugami, and ZPS. 

Absolute Machine Tools Partners With Sussex Tool and Supply
With the partnership, Absolute is relocating its Elgin, Illinois, operation to Rockford to better serve customers in both states.

LNT 42 machine in Absolute's booth at a show

Absolute Machine Tools Booth Addresses Any Turning Need
Absolute Machine Tools’ booth at PMTS 2019 will feature Swiss machining, single- or multi-spindle screw machining, CNC lathe turning or milling solutions for any precision turning application.

screw machine

Absolute Screw Machine Supports Backworking Tools
PMTS 2019: Absolute Machine Tools’ LNT-42S-S4 11-axis multi-slide CNC screw machine is capable of form tool use with each slide including a full two-axis servo-controlled travel.

Absolute Sells Company to Employee Stock Ownership Plan
In the transaction, Absolute Machine Tools owners Steve and Courtney Ortner sold 100 percent of their ownership interest to a newly created ESOP, allowing current and future employees to gain a beneficial ownership interest in the company without any personal monetary investment.

Showfloor demo at PMTS 2017

See Absolute, Marubeni Citizen’s PMTS 2019 Showfloor Demos
Absolute will showcase B-axis mill-turn centers and multi-slide single-spindle machines, while Marubeni Citizen will demonstrate low-frequency vibration machining.

Automated cell comprised of a Tongtai machining center with rotary pallet changer, a FANUC robot and a conveyer system

Integration Leads to Automation Success
Choosing the right components is only the first step in setting up an automated cell—they must also be integrated properly.

Twin spindle machine

Meteor HMC Produces Aluminum Automotive Components
Absolute Machine Tools offers a series of single- and twin-spindle, four- or five-axis Meteor horizontal machining centers designed to produce a range of aluminum automobile components.

Three people holding award plaque.

Absolute Machine Tools Wins PMPA Award
This award recognizes suppliers who share their expertise and latest developments at national technical conferences, exhibit at the association’s Precision Machining Technology Show, speak at chapter and national meetings and serve as PMPA leaders. 

Nemesio Fernandez and Debbie Sommers

Shop Evolves with CNC Turning
Debbie Sommers answered a newspaper ad for a receptionist job at a South Elgin, Illinois, screw machine shop in 1980. Today, she owns the shop, an 18,000-square-foot facility with 20 employees and sales growth of 25 percent in 2017.

Absolute Machine Tools headquarters

PMPA Technical Member Absolute Machine Tools Finds Success in its Flexible and Innovative Product Line
In 1988, best friends Steve Ortner and Hayden Wellman founded Absolute Machine Tools.

Phillip Judt

Emerging Leader Phillip Judt Enjoys Training Customers to Problem Solve
“I am energized by problem solving and the implementation of new and innovative ideas to solve old issues, as well as training others to do the same,” says Phillip, applications engineer at Absolute Machine Tools Inc.  

SH-4000P Horizontal Machining Center

Tongtai Horizontal Machining Center for Mass Production Lines
The compact SH-4000P horizontal machining center from Tongtai was developed for mass production lines and enables more space on the shopfloor.

Mill/turn center

Lico Twin Spindle Mill/Turn Center Performs On-Center Work
Absolute Machine Tools, Inc.’s Lico’s LND-65D-S3 is an 11-axis mill/turn center that has up to five tools in the cut simultaneously.

Steve Ortner

Turning 30 Offers Perspective
The founder of Absolute Machine Tools reflects in his 30 years at the helm of his company.

Then (a photo of a small, old, garage) and now (current building) photos of Absolute building

Absolute Machine Tools Celebrates 30th Year
Absolute Machine Tools Inc., known for selling and supporting a selection of machine tools, is marking its 30th year as a machine tool importer and distributor in North America. 

CNC machine

YGS CNC Moving Head Series Drills Holes of Different Depths
Absolute Machine Tools Inc.’s Yougar YGS CNC moving head series has an automatic guide changer (AGC) that enables automatic drilling of holes of different depths and long unattended operations.

Jeff Sturtevant, general manager of Mason Technical Center, Absolute Machine Tools

Absolute Machine Tools Hires GM of Ohio Technical Center
Jeff Sturtevant will oversee all sales and operations for southern Ohio and Indiana and the state of Kentucky.

Mill/Turn Center

i-42 ROBO and i-60 ROBO Mill/Turn Centers Integrate Robots
Distributed by Absolute Machine Tools, Inc., Quicktech i-42 ROBO and i-60 ROBO four-axis mill/turn centers feature integrated six-axis Mitsubishi robots for fast, automated loading and unloading of medium-diameter bar stock. 

T8 Hybrid Mill/Turn Center Enables Complete Machining
Absolute Machine Tools’ Quicktech’s T8 Hybrid nine-axis twin spindle mill/turn center has two turning spindles and two live milling spindles and combines a three-axis power turret and a 360° B-axis with a sub-spindle that features a four-axis gang slide to enable complete machining of complex parts with a capacity of 38 tools.

PMTS 2017 Slideshow
The ninth Precision Machining Technology Show (PMTS) opened yesterday to record crowds and the largest exhibit hall in show history. Here are some photos from the first day and a half. There's still time to attend the precision machining industry's signature event. Register Today at PMTS.com.

Product Categories of Absolute Machine Tools, Inc. - Headquarters

All Other Workpiece Handling, Loading and Feeding Equipment not specified
Automated System & Cells for Material Removal
Bar Feed Mechanisms
Boring Machines
Broaching Machines, Continuous
Broaching Machines, Horizontal
Broaching Machines, Internal
Broaching Machines, Vertical
Burnishing Tools (Roller)
Burnishing, Honing & Lapping Tools
Chamfering Tools
Chillers
CNC Multi-Spindle Screw Machines - New Equipment
CNC Multi-Spindle Screw Machines - Used Equipment
CNC Single-Spindle Screw Machines - New Equipment
CNC Single-Spindle Screw Machines - Used Equipment
CNC Swiss Screw Machines - New Equipment
CNC Swiss Screw Machines - Used Equipment
Coolant Delivery Systems
Coolant Reclamation Equipment
Coolants, Cutting Fluids & Oils
Drilling & Tapping Machines, CNC
Drilling Machines, Bench & Column
Drilling Machines, Deep Hole (Gundrilling)
Drilling Machines, Multi-Spindle
Dust Collectors & Air Filtration
EDM Filtration Equipment & Supplies
EDM Tooling
EDM, Ram Type (Die-Sinking) CNC
EDM, Ram Type (Die-Sinking) Manual
EDM, Small Hole
EDM, Wire Type
Electrode Materials, EDM Wire, & Supplies
Gantry Loaders
Gear Cutting Tools
Gundrills
Honing & Lapping Tools
Honing Machines, Horizontal Spindle
Honing Machines, Multiple Spindles
Honing Machines, Vertical Spindle
Horizontal Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Horizontal Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis
Indexers & Rotary Tables
Lapping Machines, External Cylindrical
Lapping Machines, Flat Surface/Special Purpose
Lathes, Cut-Off
Lathes, Manual
Machining Cells & FMS
Maintenance & Repair
Milling Machines, Bed-Type
Milling Machines, Graphite
Milling Machines, Knee & Column, Non-ATC
Milling Machines, Planer, Gantry & Bridge Type
Milling Machines, Universal
Pallet Changers - Automatic
Pallet Changers/Shuttles and Programmable Transfer Devices
Pumps, Coolant
Robot Tooling/Grippers
Robots, Industrial
Transfer Machines, Dial Index
Transfer Machines, In-Line
Transfer Machines, Rotary
Transfer Machines, Shuttle-Type
Transfer Machines, Trunnion
Turn/Mill Machines, CNC
Turning Centers, Horizontal, CNC
Turning Centers, Inverted Vertical, CNC
Turning Centers, Twin-Spindle/Multi-Turret
Turning Centers, Vertical, CNC
Ultrasonic Machining Equipment
Universal Machining Centers
Vertical Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Vertical Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis

Trade Names

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Precihole
Tongtai
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