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2019-11-12 Growth opportunities and competitive advantages through DVS Digitalization

Growth opportunities and competitive advantages through DVS Digitalization
We are addressing the issue of Digitalization in three key areas: 1. optimizing our internal processes and the interfaces to our customers and suppliers. 2. developing digital products to enhance customer interaction and develop new business models. 3. data-based further development of our products and services. Go to press info

2019-05-27 rbc robotics – Focus on Modularity

rbc robotics – Focus on Modularity
Ongoing trends and challenges never shaped the market as fast and deeply as today. While this may be attributable to the increasing speed of technological advancement, it may also be assumed to be caused by the trends themselves. Not far from the premises of rbc robotics, the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, has discovered how trends such as shorter... Go to press info

2019-05-06 PITTLER T&S – Trend-setting complete machining of ring gears

PITTLER T&S – Trend-setting complete machining of ring gears
Planetary gears date back to the beginning of the 18th century when Scottish engineer William Murdoch invented them to improve the power gear ratio of a steam engine used to lower the groundwater level in a tin mine. Today’s power transmission engineering is still relying greatly on planetary gear sets, whether on bicycles, in cars or commercial vehicles with their broad range of powertrains... Go to press info

2019-04-22 DVS Universal Grinding – Relaxed time management

DVS Universal Grinding – Relaxed time management
Best-in-class clamping tools are sourced from Albert Klopfer GmbH of Renningen near Stuttgart, Germany. The family-owned business is now in its third generation of making collets and clamping cylinders, arbour presses, lathe chucks or centring bits. In-house production manufactures everything from cut blanks to high-precision clamping devices. Since Klopfer is specialising in tailored solutions... Go to press info

2019-04-08 PITTLER T&S – Scalable production of transmission components

PITTLER T&S – Scalable production of transmission components
The automotive industry is facing serious challenges. While global production volumes are expected to further increase in the next couple of years, there is great uncertainty regarding the most widely used alternative drive concept. One sure fact is that vehicle electrification is progressing rapidly. The climate of change yields not only new but increasingly diversified drive concepts. In the... Go to press info

2019-03-18 DVS Production – New production line for E-drive components starts up

DVS Production – New production line for E-drive components starts up
A new production unit has been built at DVS Production GmbH in Krauthausen/Thuringia to produce drive components for a tier-1 supplier in the automotive industry. The ring gears manufactured here are used in plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles, with correspondingly high precision requirements from the final customers. A high-output production line was constructed in cooperation with... Go to press info

2019-02-26 DVS Tooling – A new home for precision honing tools

DVS Tooling – A new home for precision honing tools
In May 2015 Sandro Schäfer stood on a stage in his new function as managing director and ceremoniously opened the 300 m² production area of his newly founded start-up DVS Tooling in Hemer, Sauerland. Four years later, the start-up and member of the DVS Technology Group has become a medium-sized company with a turnover of over 10 million euros. The high-precision tools for... Go to press info

2019-02-25 NAXOS-DISKUS Schleiftemittelwerke – Improved Resistance to Anticorrosives

NAXOS-DISKUS Schleiftemittelwerke – Improved Resistance to Anticorrosives
Precision machining needs cutting fluids to dissipate the heat generated in the process. In the work chamber of grinding machines, they bind and reliably eliminate particles removed during machining. They also protect the machined components against corrosion. Several cooling fluid makers have recently optimised the corrosion protection of their emulsions. The adverse effect of these new... Go to press info

2019-02-05 BUDERUS Schleiftechnik – Continuously accurate

BUDERUS Schleiftechnik – Continuously accurate
Continuously variable automatic transmissions are used in both fuel-powered and partially electrically powered vehicles. In studying the growing market for hybrid vehicles, the IHS market researchers forecast a 4% increase in their global market share from 15% today to 19% in 2023. BUDERUS Schleiftechnik, manufacturer of multi-functional hard fine machining equipment, has specialised in making... Go to press info

2019-01-21 DVS TECHNOLOGY GROUP at the IMTEX 2019 in India

DVS TECHNOLOGY GROUP at the IMTEX 2019 in India
The DVS TECHNOLOGY GROUP and its companies BUDERUS Schleiftechnik, DISKUS WERKE Schleiftechnik, DVS Universal Grinding, PITTLER T&S, PRÄWEMA Antriebstechnik, Werkzeugmaschinenbau Ziegenhain, DVS Tooling and NAXOS-DISKUS Schleifmittelwerke will be exhibiting at the IMTEX in Bangalore, India. Go to press info

2018-11-05 DVS TECHNOLOGY AMERICA – Local Presence, Global Success

DVS TECHNOLOGY AMERICA – Local Presence, Global Success
In 2015 the DVS TECHNOLOGY GROUP founded the sales and service company DVS TECHNOLOGY AMERICA based in Plymouth near Detroit, at the heart of the American automotive industry. With local engineering, sales and service experts and the objective of direct and flexible on-site user support, the overseas company has since been supporting the activities of all DVS companies on the important markets USA Go to press info

2018-10-22 NAXOS-DISKUS Schleifmittelwerke – AIRMENTO: The next-generation CBN resin bond

NAXOS-DISKUS Schleifmittelwerke – AIRMENTO: The next-generation CBN resin bond
DVS abrasives specialist NAXOS-DISKUS Schleifmittelwerke expands its competence portfolio with "AIRMENTO", an extraordinarily powerful resin bond for CBN grinding wheels used in the field of double face grinding. Go to press info

2018-10-08 DVS Tooling – New tools for high-precision gear surfaces

DVS Tooling – New tools for high-precision gear surfaces
An optimized VarioSpeedDresser for even finer gear surfaces, laser-finished diamond dressing gear wheels of an extraordinary cutting performance and splitting quality, powerful solutions for highly precise honing of parts with internal gearing and much more. Go to press info

2018-09-24 Werkzeugmaschinenbau Sinsheim – WMS retrofit: Higher productivity at very low costs

Werkzeugmaschinenbau Sinsheim – WMS retrofit: Higher productivity at very low costs
Albert-Frankenthal GmbH opted for a retrofitted centre-drive lathe overhauled by service specialist Werkzeugmaschinenbau Sinsheim (WMS) – a double success since Albert-Frankenthal not only saves 40 percent of investment costs compared to an equivalent new machine but also benefits from significantly increased productivity. Go to press info

2018-09-03 BUDERUS Schleiftechnik – DVS UGrind: Hard-fine machining for the mobility of the future

BUDERUS Schleiftechnik – DVS UGrind: Hard-fine machining for the mobility of the future
The DVS UGrind is the optimum solution for the high-precision finishing of complex powertrain components for electric vehicles. Developed for the hard-fine machining of small to medium-sized series of shafts and lining parts, the machine series combines the flexible execution of grinding, turning, milling and measuring operations in one clamping, intuitive operability and machine stability. Go to press info

2018-08-20 DVS TECHNOLOGY GROUP at the IMTS 2018 – From blank to precision component with DVSystem

DVS TECHNOLOGY GROUP at the IMTS 2018 – From blank to precision component with DVSystem
At the IMTS, DVS TECHNOLOGY GROUP is showcasing complete manufacturing solutions for gear transmission components. Go to press info

2018-08-13 Werkzeugmaschinenbau Ziegenhain – Ready for the next shaft

Werkzeugmaschinenbau Ziegenhain – Ready for the next shaft
By realizing an efficient complete machining center for the holistic soft machining of hollow shafts for electric motors, Werkzeugmaschinenbau Ziegenhain (WMZ) is demonstrating its innovative strength and future sustainability with a view to manufacturing complex components in the powertrain of electric vehicles. Go to press info

2018-07-30 PITTLER T&S – Two halves, one solution

PITTLER T&S – Two halves, one solution
PITTLER T&S realized an highly efficient production cell including three PV SL2 machines, integrated measuring system and flexible robot automation for maximum processing accuracy to satisfy the strictest requirements in terms of both ease of retooling and process automation. Go to press info

2018-07-09 Werkzeugmaschinenbau Ziegenhain – Maximum productivity right down the line

Werkzeugmaschinenbau Ziegenhain – Maximum productivity right down the line
Werkzeugmaschinenbau Ziegenhain (WMZ), the DVS TECHNOLOGY GROUP's specialist when it comes to special machines for complete and combination machining of shaft-shaped components, has implemented an innovative production line for integrated machining of bevel gears on behalf of one of the world's leading commercial vehicle manufacturers. Go to press info

2018-06-25 DVS Universal Grinding – Flexible, fast, precise: DVS UGrind in shop fabrication

DVS Universal Grinding – Flexible, fast, precise: DVS UGrind in shop fabrication
The DVS UGrind machine series demonstrates its outstanding performance at SWS Spannwerkzeuge GmbH for a long time already. At the shopfloor it serves as cost efficient and versatile hard fine-machining machine for a diverse range of components. Go to press info

2018-06-04 PITTLER T&S – Perfection in precision and automation: PITTLER SkiveLine

PITTLER T&S – Perfection in precision and automation: PITTLER SkiveLine
The PITTLER SkiveLine is a modular Power Skiving gearing center including complete machining, automated loading and unloading as well as an intelligent tool and measuring concept for highly efficient series production. It combines high productivity, lower costs and maximum machining and component flexibility with optimum manufacturing quality. Go to press info

2018-05-21 PRÄWEMA Antriebstechnik – Future-oriented optimization of ring gear production

PRÄWEMA Antriebstechnik – Future-oriented optimization of ring gear production
PRÄWEMA Antriebstechnik now offers holistic machining solutions for µm-precise production and optimization of both external and internal gearings. Here is a detailed look at the market and technology leader's extensive expertise when it comes to the highly complex production of inner-toothed ring gears for planetary gear trains. Go to press info

2018-05-07 BUDERUS Schleiftechnik – The best optimally combined

BUDERUS Schleiftechnik – The best optimally combined
The optimised modular system of the new BUDERUS BV 235 for application- and user-specific complete machining solutions reduces costs and increases precision. Go to press info

2018-03-21 DVS TECHNOLOGY GROUP is focussing on automation

DVS TECHNOLOGY GROUP is focussing on automation
The DVS TECHNOLOGY GROUP is further extending its “Machine Tools & Automation” sector. As announced by the Board of the Company Group, DVS will be taking multiple stakes in rbc Fördertechnik GmbH backdated to January 1, 2018. The company, based in Bad Camberg, Hesse/Germany specialises in automation, including camera-guided robot systems for machine tools. Go to press info

2017-12-06 DVS Production – Ten years of expansion

DVS Production – Ten years of expansion
The cornerstone for DVS Production GmbH was laid ten years ago in Krauthausen near Eisenach in Thuringia/Germany. Since then the company has developed into a holistic system provider for the automotive industry. Following modest beginnings with just four employees, today the company has 150 members of staff. Thanks to persistent growth based on long-standing customer relations paired... Go to press info

2017-11-22 DVS TECHNOLOGY CHINA – At the forefront in the "Middle Kingdom"

DVS TECHNOLOGY CHINA – At the forefront in the
It's no big secret: the Chinese market is and will continue to be of outstanding significance for the international automotive machine tool sector, and thus also for the companies in the DVS TECHNOLOGY GROUP. Back in 2011, DVS established a sales and service company in Shenyang and Shanghai called DVS TECHNOLOGY CHINA in order to offer swift, flexible support for its customers there. This has... Go to press info

2017-10-16 DISKUS WERKE Schleiftechnik – Face grinding redefined

DISKUS WERKE Schleiftechnik – Face grinding redefined
With the pioneering new development of the face grinding technology “DISKUS Defined Grinding” as well as the associated “DISKUS DFine” machine concept, DISKUS WERKE Schleiftechnik is extending its portfolio by a high-precision and flexible solution for a versatile range of grinding tasks and numerous different workpiece types. This allows users to produce exactly defined dimensions, shapes... Go to press info

2017-05-02 DVS TOOLING & PRÄWEMA Antriebstechnik – Honing processes optimised together

DVS TOOLING & PRÄWEMA Antriebstechnik – Honing processes optimised together
In combination with DVS TOOLING's "PRÄWEMA ORIGINAL" honing ring series and the laser-finished dressing tool VarioSpeedDresser, PRÄWEMA power honing machines increased their production results at an car manufacturing plant years after having been purchased. The outcome of the optimisation project: Better dressing cycles, lower cycle times and reduced tool costs. Go to press info

2017-04-04 NAXOS-DISKUS Schleifmittelwerke – Systematic process optimisation

NAXOS-DISKUS Schleifmittelwerke – Systematic process optimisation
Car manufacturers use NAXOS-DISKUS abrasives for grinding vehicle components precisely and effectively. For maximum client benefit, the company cooperates closely with the grinding machine manufacturers of the DVS TECHNOLOGY GROUP and develops joint system solutions. During optimisation of a BUDERUS CNC 235 A-SL this coupling of tool and machine know-how proved extremely profitable. Go to press info

2017-03-06 PITTLER T&S – Power Skiving: Flexible and effective production of internal gears

PITTLER T&S – Power Skiving: Flexible and effective production of internal gears
The process with the somewhat cumbersome title of “method for cutting gear wheels using a cutting tool similar to a gear wheel with cutting edges on the faces of the teeth” in the patent application of inventor Julius Wilhelm von Pittler more than 100 years ago has matured into one of the most economical gear cutting technologies around – power skiving. Go to press info

2017-01-23 PRÄWEMA Antriebstechnik – Even more precise is possible

PRÄWEMA Antriebstechnik – Even more precise is possible
VarioCrossHoning opens up new potentials for the power honing of gearing. The new process developed by PRÄWEMA Antriebstechnik promises even more precise machining results and hence an excellent quality of the gearing. Go to press info

2016-12-05 Werkzeugmaschinenbau Ziegenhain – Flexible Gearing of Shafts

Werkzeugmaschinenbau Ziegenhain – Flexible Gearing of Shafts
Werkzeugmaschinenbau Ziegenhain specializes in the development and construction of machines for the complete and combined machining of shaft-shaped components. Depending on the requirements, thread-cutting and deburring work as well as gear cutting using the power skiving or hobbing techniques can be integrated in the WMZ complete machining cycle alongside other machining technologies. Go to press info

2016-11-08 DISKUS WERKE Schleiftechnik – Diskus grinding rather than milling

DISKUS WERKE Schleiftechnik – Diskus grinding rather than milling
Thanks to the face grinding technology from DISKUS WERKE Schleiftechnik GmbH, the DVS company with the most experience in the field of grinding engine components, a process-reliable engine block machining and a reduction of the costs to a minimum, in particular when compared to milling, is made possible. Go to press info

2016-07-18 BUDERUS Schleiftechnik – Small diameter with great effect

BUDERUS Schleiftechnik – Small diameter with great effect
Grinding is usually the most economic process technology for the hard finishing of bearing carriers and faces on gearing wheels, particularly where medium to high volumes of metal are removed by cutting. Over the past few years, the use of ceramic-bonded CBN tools has increasingly prevailed over grinding wheels using conventional corundum as the cutting material. BUDERUS Schleiftechnik is... Go to press info

2016-06-28 Werkzeugmaschinenbau Ziegenhain – WMZ H200: Faster machining of vehicle shafts

Werkzeugmaschinenbau Ziegenhain – WMZ H200: Faster machining of vehicle shafts
Werkzeugmaschinenbau Ziegenhain GmbH's new machine WMZ H200 offers an extremely time efficient complete solution for the serial production of vehicle shafts. Compared to other technologies currently in use, the WMZ H200 halves machining times and decreases process times by up to 35%. Therefore national and international OEMs count on the WMZ H200’s machining capabilities. Go to press info

2016-06-20 PITTLER T&S – PITTLER PV315: The compact all-rounder

PITTLER T&S – PITTLER PV315: The compact all-rounder
The PITTLER PV315, the latest addition to the PV³ machine series for complete machining, has been designed particularly with the requirements of the commercial vehicle industry in mind, and is especially suitable for the complete machining of toothed gearbox parts such as ring gears... Go to press info

2016-05-10 DVS Production – From job order contractor to system supplier

DVS Production – From job order contractor to system supplier
It is eleven years since DVS Production was founded in Stedtfeld near Eisenach in Thuringia/Germany. Having started out as a 4-man job order contractor at the starters center in Stedtfeld, the company has now grown into a system supplier to the automotive industry. On more than 50 machining centres, all made by other members of the DVS TECHNOLOGY GROUP, more than twelve million components... Go to press info

2016-04-14 PRÄWEMA Antriebstechnik – Gear honing using VarioSpeedDressing® Technology

PRÄWEMA Antriebstechnik – Gear honing using VarioSpeedDressing® Technology
Passenger car acoustics are becoming an increasingly important driver of high driving comfort for consumers. One of the main sources of unfavourable noise is the gearbox – even in new series of gearboxes, whose development and construction involves careful calculation of the gearing design. Adapting the component machining process at a later date is often both time-consuming and expensive. But... Go to press info

2016-03-30 NAXOS-DISKUS Schleifmittelwerke – The bonding makes the difference

NAXOS-DISKUS Schleifmittelwerke – The bonding makes the difference
The deciding factor concerning a CBN-grinding tool's performance level – apart from the abrasive grit itself – is the bonding which holds the CBN grit structure together. With AUMENTO PRO, the advanced development of its well-established CBN bonding AUMENTO, NAXOS-DISKUS Schleifmittelwerke GmbH is now setting new benchmarks in the field of bonding quality. Go to press info

2016-03-21 DISKUS WERKE Schleiftechnik – Highly efficient double face-grinding of indexable inserts

DISKUS WERKE Schleiftechnik – Highly efficient double face-grinding of indexable inserts
There is a huge variety of modern cutting materials available. And the manufacturing methods are as modern as the cutting agents themselves. Carbide tips are often manufactured using the sintering method. This process does allow less material to be used for the tips, but the final product quality required can usually not be achieved. The DDS-XRE double face grinding machine... Go to press info

2016-03-11 DVS TOOLING – Tool Solutions & Technology support for PRÄWEMA gear honing

DVS TOOLING – Tool Solutions & Technology support for PRÄWEMA gear honing
DVS TOOLING, the latest addition to the DVS TECHNOLOGY GROUP, settled in the city of Hemer, where there is a longstanding tradition in the metalworking industries. DVS TOOLING is dedicated to metalworking and develops and distributes tool solutions for the PRÄWEMA high-performance honing process. Go to press info

2016-03-10 DVS TECHNOLOGY GROUP live at GrindTec 2016

DVS TECHNOLOGY GROUP live at GrindTec 2016
The companies of the DVS TECHNOLOGY GROUP present a world premiere for the flexible hard finishing of shafts and chucking components, precise tool and dressing solutions for PRÄWEMA gearing honing, CBN-innovations by NAXOS-DISKUS Schleifmittelwerke and the most recent developments of the double side-face grinding technologies of DISKUS WERKE Schleiftechnik. Go to press info

2016-03-04 DISKUS WERKE Schleiftechnik – Grinding thin parts efficiently and reliably

DISKUS WERKE Schleiftechnik – Grinding thin parts efficiently and reliably
DISKUS WERKE Schleiftechnik from Dietzenbach in Southern Hessia, Germany, has developed an efficient process for continuous, through feed plunge-cut (KDE) grinding which facilitates continuous surface processing of both sides even on thin work pieces or materials that are difficult to grind. This leads to fewer deflections and distortions and therefore fewer production losses. Go to press info

2016-03-01 Werkzeugmaschinenbau Sinsheim – Fit for the future. With Retrofits from WMS.

Werkzeugmaschinenbau Sinsheim – Fit for the future. With Retrofits from WMS.
WERKZEUGMASCHINENBAU SINSHEIM GMBH (WMS), the service specialist within the DVS TECHNOLOGY GROUP, retrofits machine tools from a wide range of different manufacturers and branches, and thus makes the machines fit for the future. Retrofitted machines may lead to a financial benefit of 50% in comparison to a new purchase. Go to press info