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ELB-Schliff Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH has been producing surface and profile grinding machines for over 60 years in Babenhausen (Hessen), Germany. The company was founded by Edmund Lang in the city of Babenhausen which led to the name “ELB-Schliff”.

Today’s product line includes surface, profile and creep-feed grinding machines as well as a wide range of highly efficient production systems. Based on the decades of ELB-Schliff’s experience, there is hardly a grinding problem which has not already been solved.

Structured Solutions

For solving their customer’s processing tasks, several modular structured systems are available. They rely on machines with a clear separation of the main grinding movements in X, Y and Z axes for surface grinding tasks. This arrangement is a prerequisite for continuous high precision.

For creep-feed grinding applications, machines with traveling tables and traveling columns are both utilized depending on the application. Large work-pieces are processed by utilizing machines with a gantry design ensuring the highest precision.

Committed to Progress

ELB-Schliff has participated in the development and introduction of numerous innovative grinding technologies throughout it’s existence. Today, their experienced staff, particularly in the areas of technology and applications, guarantee a continuous advancement in the development of grinding procedures.

Proven Daily

ELB-Schliff grinding machines prove themselves daily in production operations. Over 30,000 grinding machines delivered world-wide demonstrate their competency and dedication to the industry.

Elb-Schliff and aba Grinding Technologies are both members of AUTANIA AG, a group of machine tool manufacturers with technology oriented solutions for complete multifunctional processing of complex components, surface and profile grinding and metal forming technologies. Annual turnover of approximately 245 million Euros (2011); http://www.autania.de/

AUTANIA AG belongs to the Dr. Helmut Rothenberger group of companies. The group includes 82 corporations in total which realize more than 600 million Euros in external sales in 30 countries with a workforce of over 3000 employees.

The group of companies is active in four distinct business segments:

  • Tool and environmental engineering under the management of ROTHENBURGER AG, Kelkheim
  • Machine tools under the management of AUTANIA AG, Kelkheim
  • Real Estate activities under the management of REAL AG, Kelkheim
  • “Trade Activities” in particular a substantial interest in the listed “NORDWEST Handel AG”, Hagen, handles a trade volume of approximately 1.7 billion Euros.

ELB Technologies

Creep Feed grinders | Surface grinders | Rotary Surface Grinders | Broach Grinders | Vertical Internal Grinders

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