INDEX Corporation

14700 N Pointe Boulevard
Noblesville, IN 46060 US

A Message from INDEX Corporation

Company Profile

The INDEX Group is one of the leading precision CNC turning machine manufacturers worldwide.

INDEX TRAUB:  World Leaders in Precision Turning Technology

The INDEX MultiLine combines the benefits of traditional high production multispindle automatics with the benefits of modern CNC technology.

INDEX TRAUB:  World Leaders in Precision Turning Technology

The new 65mm R200 Turning/ Milling Center produces precision workpieces nearly twice as fast as any conventional turn-mill.

INDEX TRAUB:  World Leaders in Precision Turning Technology

Quick and precise with a huge tool capacity: The surprisingly affordable TRAUB TNL18 is a sliding headstock automatic and a CNC single-spindle bar automatic in one.Changing over in only minutes, the TNL18 can put 3 tools in the cut at once, features a quick-positioning top tool turret with a larger tool capacity than any gang carrier--up to 24 tools--and chip-to-chip time of 0.3 sec.

As Seen In Production Machining

Threaded bone taps

Giving New Methods of Thread Cutting a Whirl
Two new forms of thread whirling promise to make the thread cutting process more efficient.

Traub lathe

Questions about Precision Machining? Ask Index
At this IMTS, Index Corp. is challenging show visitors to Ask Index key questions, the answers to which can help them ready their businesses for the next five years or more.

Index Traub logo

Webinar Covers Analyzing Costs, Benefits of Transformative Tech
Many companies will be considering investments in equipment that will significantly alter their operations at IMTS 2018. This webinar from Index Traub will cover how to evaluate these technologies, which questions to ask and how to finance such technologies.

Index CNC multi-spindle screw machine

More Productive than CNC Swiss-Type Lathes
More than 40 percent of the parts cut on CNC Swiss-type lathes can be made on CNC multi-spindle lathes at a fraction of the cost. While more expensive, CNC multi-spindle machines can turn and mill parts up to six times faster and from standard barstock.

Index Corp. Hires Three New Employees
Index Corp. has hired three new employees to its North American team to expand the engineering and customer support teams to keep pace with the company’s continued growth.

Index executive conducting a presentation at the open house

Index Eyes US, Chinese Automotive Market, Focuses on Digitalization
Preparing for the future means to keep pace with current trends, including highly productive multi-spindle machines, automation and Industry 4.0. As a result, the Index open house, held from April 24-27, in Reichenbach, Germany, was all about digital integration.

Tom Clark

Digitalize for Big Possibilities
  Plants can collect Big Data, data analytics and artificial intelligence to create the foundations for new business models so that customers and vendors can reach new levels of productivity.

Collets and guide bushings

Heimatec Sells Tecnicrafts' Products for Swiss Turning
Heimatec Inc. is selling collets and guide bushings from Tecnicrafts Industries that are exclusively used for Swiss turning applications.

Index Corp. Announces Five New Distributors
Index Corp., as part of a revitalized sales, marketing and service strategy at the company, has partnered with four new distributors and has realigned sales territories.

Index Traub

Index Corp. Webinar Focuses on Profitable Production
Michael Huggett, national sales manager for Index USA, will be speaking about profitable production during a webinar on Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. EST.

Bone taps

Two New Twists on Thread Whirling
Thread whirling as a metalworking process dates to the 1940s. Recently, developments in production speeds, based on this increasingly popular process, are impacting thread manufacturers.

New Challenges, New Beginnings at Schütte
I needed to talk to our customers to hear directly what we were doing right and, more importantly, where we needed to improve. 

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Webinar: 3 Smart Ways to Make Your Swiss Parts 4x Faster
Don’t miss your chance to learn about how to increase Swiss parts’ speeds by joining Production Machining and your colleagues for a free webinar hosted by INDEX Corp.

Register Now for Webinar on Increasing Swiss Parts Speeds
Index Traub’s Application Engineering Manager Tyler Economan will present a webinar for Production Machining on making Swiss parts four times faster.

TNL20 Sliding/Fixed Headstock Automatic Lathe

Traub Swiss Turning Machine Offers Automation Options
Traub’s TNL20 sliding/fixed headstock automatic lathe can be equipped to use up to four tools simultaneously with an optional robot cell integrated in the machine available for automated loading of blank shafts or preformed workpieces and is launched in two versions: the TNL20-9 and the TNL20-11.

18.5-inch touchscreen.

Preparing Precision Turning for Industry 4.0
Ready or not, Industry 4.0 is moving forward, and it’s critical for manufacturers to be ready for it. Many machine tool builders and accessory builders are equipping their products with Industry 4.0 compatibility in anticipation of its implementation by customer shops.

Index MS40-8

MS40-8 Multi-Spindle Automatic Lathe with Eight Spindles
Index Corp. has developed a multi-spindle automatic lathe series, this time with eight CNC spindles, two backworking spindles for rear-end machining, deploying as many as 18 CNC slides (X and Z) and additional Y axes, if required.

TNL18 Series Swiss-Type Automatic Lathes Perform Dynamically with Improved Accelerations
In extensive tests, the developers made sure that the mechanical conditions of the machine harmonize with the new dynamics.

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

Index G200 Turn-Mill Center with 30-Percent Higher Productivity
The machine offers flexibility and high-speed machining of both barstock and chuck parts complete in one setup.

Product Categories of INDEX Corporation

Automated System & Cells for Material Removal
CNC Multi-Spindle Screw Machines - New Equipment
CNC Single-Spindle Screw Machines - New Equipment
CNC Swiss Screw Machines - New Equipment
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Software (Sold Independent of Hardware)
Turn/Mill Machines, CNC
Turning Centers, Horizontal, CNC
Turning Centers, Inverted Vertical, CNC
Turning Centers, Twin-Spindle/Multi-Turret
Turning Centers, Vertical, CNC
Universal Machining Centers

Trade Names

C Series
Eight-Spindle CNC Bar Machine
Eight-Spindle CNC Chucker
G Series
MS Series
R Series
Single-Spindle CNC Automatic
Single-Spindle CNC Bar Machine
Six-Spindle CNC Bar Machine
Six-Spindle CNC Chucker
Small Turning Center
Virtual Machine