HEIDENHAIN: high-tech made in Germany

This is what HEIDENHAIN is known for throughout the world. For more than 130 years, the company has been a standard-setting pioneer in measurement, control, and drive system technology. HEIDENHAIN products often lay the groundwork for technological advances in the most innovative global industries, including semiconductors, electronics, machine tools, and production equipment automation for the factories of tomorrow. The consistent, ongoing development of accuracy, high dynamic performance, and process reliability in HEIDENHAIN products directly improves the performance and efficiency of machines and automated systems.

HEIDENHAIN: a profile

Founded in Berlin in 1889, this pioneering company for measurement and control technology looks back on a long tradition. HEIDENHAIN, located in Traunreut in southern Bavaria, now offers products and solutions for industries such as machine tools, automation, electronics, robotics, elevators, and medical technology.

Demanding positioning tasks in these industries are our mission, and accuracy is our passion. Research and development are part of our DNA, with many of our employees devoted to the continual development of advanced technologies. A double-digit percentage of our revenues is invested in R&D throughout the Corporate Group.

Around 8100 employees worldwide work to advance our customers within their markets. HEIDENHAIN is an international company with its own sales agencies, service agencies, subsidiaries, and distributor networks. Key brands serving our core industries are AMO, ETEL, NUMERIK JENA, and RSF.

The DR. JOHANNES HEIDENHAIN-STIFTUNG GmbH

HEIDENHAIN is fully owned by a non-profit organization created by the company’s founder. The company therefore operates independently of third-party economic and private interests. Its profits are invested in alignment with the non-profit organization and plowed back into the company itself. This special type of ownership ensures the company's sustainable continuity and the jobs of its employees. As a result, our employees enjoy a sense of working for their own company.

Important facts and figures

8100

Employees worldwide

1.0 bn

Turnover Corporate Group

ca. 30

Subsidiaries

ca. 40

Distributors

Overview of HEIDENHAIN quality and environmental standards

HEIDENHAIN:
environmental declaration

Every year, HEIDENHAIN publishes its sustainability and environmental goals and outcomes. Our consistent sustainability strategy ensures a path to the future.
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EMAS: certified
environmental management

HEIDENHAIN is an EMAS-certified company, thereby meeting the demanding, globally recognized environmental certification standards of the European Union.
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ISO 9001:
high quality standards

With its ISO 9001 certification, HEIDENHAIN meets customer expectations and regulatory requirements when it comes to quality management.
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ISO 14001:
environmental certification

The environmental standards at HEIDENHAIN include recyclable products with a long service life, resource conservation, and economical energy consumption during production.
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