UNITED GRINDING North America, Inc. Opens New Miamisburg Headquarters

In just over a year after breaking ground, UNITED GRINDING North America, Inc. has officially opened the doors of its new 110,000-square-foot headquarters. The building brings the company’s cylindrical, surface and profile grinding business units as well as its automation and rebuilding departments from its existing offices in Miamisburg, Ohio, together with the staff from its tool and cutter grinding machines and measurement systems sectors who were formerly located in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

With this consolidation of its diverse product lines and customer service initiatives, UNITED GRINDING has sought further process optimization and stabilization in the name of providing exemplary service for its customers across the hemisphere. “We’re sending a strong, powerful message to the market and our customers that UNITED GRINDING is investing in the future,” said the company’s President and CEO, Steve Jacobson. “This new facility, with all its productivity improvements and attention to detail, is the best way to build upon the partnerships we’ve developed and bring innovative services to our customers in the most efficient and cost-effective way possible.”

The building’s innovative design is one that will further enhance efficiency, strengthen customer service and boost operational agility. “Our customers have expressed a need for faster response times and complete life-cycle solutions,” said Dr. Michael Gebhardt, UNITED GRINDING Group’s project leader for the new headquarters and Vice President of Operations. “To that end, we designed a building as advanced as our machines, engineered for precision and speed.” 

Rodger Pinney, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at UNITED GRINDING, agreed with Dr. Gebhardt, adding, “By consolidating our resources and increasing both our company-wide efficiency and support synergy, we are able to deliver an unparalleled level of customer service while creating a foundation for further growth.”

With its new facility, UNITED GRINDING has positioned itself to offer the complete grinding experience, all under one roof. Its Solutions Center provides space for comprehensive software training and demonstrations, while its streamlined rebuilding process has made it possible to reach new levels of workflow efficiency. The result is an optimized process designed to offer customers the turnkey solutions they require at the speed of modern manufacturing.

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Company Profile

UNITED GRINDING North America, Inc. is a leading single-source provider of advanced CNC grinding solutions to manufacturers in the United States, Canada and Mexico, offering machines, technology and support in the areas of surface and profile, cylindrical and tool grinding.

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United Grinding North America, Inc. recently named Syracuse Supply/APT Machine Tools as a distributor in the Northeast and Southeast regions.

UNITED GRINDING Erosion Technology Sets New Surface Finish Standards

UNITED GRINDING recently launched Fine Pulse Technology that significantly boosts surface and cutting edge quality –  and therefore overall resulting tool performance reliability – in the production of polycrystalline diamond (PCD) metalworking tools.

UNITED GRINDING Installs 500th EWAG RS 15 Series Tool Grinding Machine

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United Grinding has added two new radius internal cylindrical grinding machines to its line of STUDER internal cylindrical grinding machines.

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United Grinding Partners with Dynamic Machine
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United Grinding North American Names New President/CEO
Markus Stolmar has nearly 20 years of experience in different leadership roles within the company. 

Studer S141 grinding machine

United Grinding and Studer Offer Range of Internal Cylindrical Grinders
This portfolio of machines includes several universal-type models as well as those designed for high production and for radii grinding operations.

United Grinding Announces Key Promotions to Leadership Team
These changes, which include an expanded executive vice-presidential position and a planned transition of leadership for the Tool Division, will serve as a further investment in the company’s ability to provide innovative grinding, measuring and eroding technologies to customers across the continent.

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Helitronic Tool Grinding Machines Offer Two-in-One Concept
These Helitronic tool grinding machines integrate both eroding and/or grinding capabilities into single grinding machine platforms.

United Grinding Symposium 2019

United Grinding Symposium 2019
The fourth Grinding Symposium held by the United Grinding Group in Thun, Switzerland from May 8 to 10, 2019 was a great opportunity for customers, experts and company representatives to discuss a diverse range of topics including the advantages of digital solutions for production machine operators, how user interfaces should be designed user to enable ideal machine operation, and what role additive manufacturing can play in machine building.

United Grinding North America Wins Sales Growth Award
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Studer introduces new features to its external universal cylindrical grinding machines S33 and S31, which now provide additional distances between centers.

united grinding accepting award

United Grinding Wins Sales Growth Award
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Walter Helitronic Micro Tool

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Profile Line

Profile Line Grinding Insert Processes Complex Geometries
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Grinding and eroding machine

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Doug Smith

New Regional Sales Managers
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Manual measuring system

Heliset Plus Measuring System Shortens Tool Processing Times
The Heliset Plus is a manual measuring system that, once integrated into tool production processes, concurrently performs measurement operations previously done in separate tool preparation areas or within the machine that actually produces the tool.

United Grinding North America Opens New HQ
United Grinding North America Inc. has officially opened the doors of its new 110,000-square-foot Miamisburg, Ohio, headquarters with a recent ribbon-cutting event.

United Grinding Announces Strategic Consolidation
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United Grinding to Host Technology Event
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Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Software (Sold Independent of Hardware)
Gear Grinding Machines
Grinding Machines, Creep Feed
Grinding Machines, Cylindrical OD
Grinding Machines, Internal Cylindrical
Grinding Machines, Profile
Grinding Machines, Surface, Reciprocal Table
Grinding Machines, Surface, Rotary Table
Grinding Machines, Thread
Grinding Machines, Tool, Cutter & Drill Point
Grinding Machines, Universal (ID/OD)
Maintenance & Repair
Super (Micro) Finishing Machines
Vision Systems

Trade Names

Helitronic Basic
Helitronic Diamond
Helitronic Micro
Helitronic Power
Helitronic Vision