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2018-09-27 Siberian toolmaker relies on Swabian sharpening technology

Siberian toolmaker relies on Swabian sharpening technology
In the city of Tomsk in West Siberia, the toolmaking company Tomsky Instrument is relying on the sharpening technology from VOLLMER, the specialists for grinding and eroding machines based in the Swabian town of Biberach... Go to press info

2018-09-24 Sharpening machines communicate thanks to IoT gateway

Sharpening machines communicate thanks to IoT gateway
Grinding and erosion machine specialist VOLLMER is driving the expansion of Industry 4.0 and IoT (Internet of Things) solutions. A key element is the VOLLMER IoT gateway, which makes it ... Go to press info

2018-07-13 AMB 2018: Sharpening in the era of Industry 4.0

AMB 2018: Sharpening in the era of Industry 4.0
At AMB 2018, the international exhibition for metalworking, VOLLMER presents its portfolio under the motto "Shaping Success Together". In addition to its grinding and eroding machines... Go to press info

2018-02-28 Sharpening technology for wood-cutting band saws passes to ISELI

Sharpening technology for wood-cutting band saws passes to ISELI
VOLLMER, the specialist for grinding and eroding machines, will hand over the products of its product area "wood-cutting band saws" to the Swiss sharpening machine manufacturer ISELI with effect from 1 January 2019... Go to press info

2018-01-24 GrindTec: Sharpening for mutual success

GrindTec: Sharpening for mutual success
"Shaping Success Together" is VOLLMER's motto at the international trade fair GrindTec 2018 in Augsburg. The specialist in grinding and eroding machines has successfully further developed both technologies and services for its sharpening... Go to press info

2017-12-06 A boat trip to Mexico for one grinding machine

A boat trip to Mexico for one grinding machine
From Biberach to Mexico City, the VOLLMER VGrind grinding machine embarked on a trip to its new home at PRECI-TOOLS. The Mexican company manufactures tools made of solid carbide or tipped with PCD suitable for the precise machining of metals and composites... Go to press info

2017-12-04 Extreme Trimming

Extreme Trimming
Philipp Dejakom is an avid helicopter pilot. He flies a wide range of missions - and sometimes they're quite the adventure. Especially when he's hovering over impassable terrain, cuttings vegetation back from power line routes with a suspended saw... Go to press info

2017-10-02 Wire erosion: Neher has its finger on the VPulse

Wire erosion: Neher has its finger on the VPulse
The Ostrach-based family business Neher develops special tools for the international manufacturing industry. Recently the company decided in favour of the VPulse 500 wire erosion machine developed by the sharpening specialist VOLLMER from Biberach... Go to press info

2017-09-27 Vollmer builds new subsidiary in Poland

Vollmer builds new subsidiary in Poland
Vollmer has built its new subsidiary for Poland in Zabrze near Katowice in Upper Silesia. On around 500 square metres there are offices for seven employees, workshops, storage facilities and a showroom where the Biberach-based sharpening specialist displays its sharpening machines... Go to press info

2017-09-25 Vollmer adapts web presence for smartphones and other devices

Vollmer adapts web presence for smartphones and other devices
The digital flagship of the Vollmer Group from Biberach has a new design. With the extensive relaunch of its website, the specialist for grinding and eroding machines at www.vollmer-group.com impresses with improved user-friendliness, which can be traced back to the responsive web design... Go to press info

2017-08-11 EMO 2017: Sharp tools for machining metal

EMO 2017: Sharp tools for machining metal
When the metal machining world comes together in September at the EMO trade fair in Hanover, Swabian sharpening specialist VOLLMER will be in on the action... Go to press info

2017-06-27 Wood and furniture construction relies on PREWI precision

Wood and furniture construction relies on PREWI precision
The Herford-based family business PREWI Schneidwerkzeuge GmbH develops tools for the wood and furniture industry. The company supplies its customers across the world with milling cutters, drills and circular saws tipped with carbide or diamond... Go to press info

2017-05-29 The saw mill on the other side of the world

The saw mill on the other side of the world
The producer of wood products, Carter Holt Harvey Woodproducts, is probably the customer located furthest away from the headquarters of Vollmer, the Swabian sharpening specialists, in Biberach – on the other side of the world... Go to press info

2017-05-25 Wood and furniture construction relies on PREWI precision

Wood and furniture construction relies on PREWI precision
The Herford-based family business PREWI Schneidwerkzeuge GmbH develops tools for the wood and furniture industry. The company supplies its customers across the world with milling cutters, drills and circular saws tipped with carbide or diamond... Go to press info

2017-04-14 Three new services guarantee high machine availability

Three new services guarantee high machine availability
The VOLLMER works at Biberach are adding three new services to their existing range. These consist of a service centre in Cloppenburg for customers in central and northern Germany, Denmark and Sweden, tiered service agreements and a new mobile service with integrated spare parts storage... Go to press info

2017-04-11 Ligna 2017: Tool sharpening for the woodworking industry

Ligna 2017: Tool sharpening for the woodworking industry
In line with their motto "Dialogue on Precision", the sharpening specialist VOLLMER will present their range of products and services at this year's Ligna woodworking trade fair... Go to press info

2017-02-21 Machines with a new name

Machines with a new name
Nomen est Omen at VOLLMER: The sharpening specialist from Biberach presents a new naming concept for its grinding and eroding machines for rotary tools at the VDays industry event... Go to press info

2017-02-16 Wire erosion tools which will keep your finger on the pulse

Wire erosion tools which will keep your finger on the pulse
The new wire erosion machine from VOLLMER, the Swabian sharpening specialists, is called the VPulse 500. The VPulse 500 is not just the successor to the tried and tested QWD series; it is also equipped with a new erosion generator and the most advanced technology... Go to press info

2017-02-09 Manufacture circular saws in one go

Manufacture circular saws in one go
Joiners, carpenters and furniture makers all use hand-held and table-top circular saws to cut pieces of wood or chipboard to size every single day. This means that the demand for circular saw blades that are premium quality yet cost-effective is high... Go to press info

2017-02-01 100 years of VOLLMER as a training company

100 years of VOLLMER as a training company
The Ulm Chamber of Industry and Commerce honours 100 years of training at VOLLMER in Biberach. To mark the anniversary, the IHK presented VOLLMER with a certificate celebrating "100 years of VOLLMER as a training company" ... Go to press info

2016-10-13 Minister's visit to VOLLMER at the AMB2016

Minister's visit to VOLLMER at the AMB2016
Baden-Württemberg's Minister for Economics, Labour and Housing, Dr. Nicole Hoffmeister-Kraut, visited VOLLMER's trade fair booth at the 2016 AMB international specialist trade fair in Stuttgart... Go to press info

2016-08-05 Dutch company sharpens circular saws with Swabian technology

Dutch company sharpens circular saws with Swabian technology
Dutch company Kinkelder has made a name for itself on the global arena with its carbide-tipped circular saw blades, high-speed steel circular saw blades and segmental circular saw blades... Go to press info

2016-07-06 AMB 2016: VOLLMER demonstrates the latest-generation Vgrind

AMB 2016: VOLLMER demonstrates the latest-generation Vgrind
"At the AMB trade fair, we will be presenting our new Vgrind 360 grinding machine. It is one example of how we translate our motto "Dialogue on Precision" to our everyday business," says Dr.-Ing. Stefan Brand, CEO of the VOLLMER Group... Go to press info

2016-06-02 The sharp 13 for tool construction

The sharp 13 for tool construction
The Ostrach-based family business, Neher, develops diamond tools for the international manufacturing industry. When it comes to sharpening technology, this company from Lake Constance has placed their trust in VOLLMER since they were founded in 1990... Go to press info

2016-03-17 Fully automated grinding of milling cutters in Upper Bavaria

Fully automated grinding of milling cutters in Upper Bavaria
Bavarian tool manufacturer Hofmann & Vratny are renowned for their micro tools and solid carbide milling cutters. With a team of almost 100 employees, the company produces around 1.6 million tools in 7000 varieties every year. Hofmann & Vratny have been using VOLLMER's Vgrind 160 grinding machine since autumn 2015 for the development and production of their solid carbide milling cutters. The Swabian grinding and eroding machine specialists' machine is equipped with an automation solution, allowing Hofmann & Vratny to continue production at all hours of the day. Go to press info

2016-03-17 Sharpening diamond tools in China

Sharpening diamond tools in China
Chongqing Dai Beier Diamond Tools in China manufactures high-precision diamond tools, primarily for use in the automotive industry. This Chinese company relies on the precision technology of VOLLMER, the Swabian specialist in grinding and eroding machines, for machining their high-quality PCD (polycrystalline diamond) rotary tools. Their equipment includes disc erosion machines from the QXD range and the QWD 750 and QWD 750H wire erosion machines. Go to press info

2015-12-28 Showcasing Schäffer, the Swabian sharpening specialists

Showcasing Schäffer, the Swabian sharpening specialists
Herford-based company Schäffer uses almost exclusively Vollmer machines for sharpening carbide- and PCD-tipped circular saws and precision tools. For over 40 years the East Westphalian family-owned business has been using products manufactured by the Swabian grinding and eroding specialists... Go to press info

2015-09-18 Carbide Master-Grinder Clinic with „The Grinding Doc“

Carbide Master-Grinder Clinic with „The Grinding Doc“
Dr. Jeffrey Badger - who is well known as “The Grinding Doc” - has initiated and organized the Carbide Master-Grinder Clinic that will take place in Biberach on October, 14-16, 2015. Go to press info

2015-09-18 International, local, insightful – Training at Vollmer

International, local, insightful – Training at Vollmer
A total of 17 new apprentices and students are starting their future at Vollmer – the apprenticeship programme, which began on the 1st September 2015, will introduce them to a wide variety of activities and excellent working conditions in an international environment. Go to press info

2015-09-18 EMO 2015: Vollmer exhibiting at the machine tool industry's top trade fair in Milan

EMO 2015: Vollmer exhibiting at the machine tool industry's top trade fair in Milan
From 5th to 10th October 2015, Milan is extending its invitation to EMO, the International Metalworking trade fair. The 1500-strong list of exhibitors will also include the Swabian sharpening specialist, Vollmer, whose grinding and eroding machines have turned the company into a leading technology partner for tool manufacturers. Go to press info

2015-05-08 THIN-KERF TECHNOLOGY SAVES RESOURCES

THIN-KERF TECHNOLOGY SAVES RESOURCES
The use of carbide- or cermet-tipped thin-kerf metal circular saws allows for high feed rates, low machining forces and thin saw kerfs – this reduces energy consumption and saves resources. Go to press info

2015-02-03 Three times two cutting machines for circular saws

Three times two cutting machines for circular saws
Three times two makes six. Vollmer, the specialist for grinding and eroding machines, is launching six new sharpening machines for carbide-tipped circular saws onto the market. Go to press info

2015-01-27 Training courses on saws and PCD tools kick off

Training courses on saws and PCD tools kick off
The sharpening specialist Vollmer is heralding the first quarter of the new year with its successful technical training courses for saws and PCD tools. From 23rd to 27th February 2015, saw mill employees will gain insights into the maintenance and sharpening of various saw types. From 9th March to 13th April 2015, the training will focus on... Go to press info