Hartwig Hosts March Madness Open House

This event will showcase Okuma, Hardinge, Tsugami machine tools, Hexagon Metrology’s Romer and Brown & Sharpe lines of inspection equipment, and Hartwig’s own Engineering Solutions for turnkey systems and manufacturing cell design. 

Hartwig Inc. (St. Louis, M) will be hosting an annual March Machine Madness Open House on Tuesday, March 11th and Wednesday, March 12th, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The event will be held at the company’s St. Louis facility, located at 10617 Trenton Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63132.

This event will showcase Okuma, Hardinge, Tsugami machine tools, Hexagon Metrology’s Romer and Brown & Sharpe lines of inspection equipment, and Hartwig’s own Engineering Solutions for turnkey systems and manufacturing cell design. A variety of live cutting and inspection demonstrations will be on display for attendees to experience and learn how they can optimize their manufacturing process.

On Tuesday, March 11th at 9:00 a.m. former Okuma president Larry Schwartz will be presenting a seminar on Improving Shop Productivity.


This short video provides a complete understanding on who Hartwig is, their principles, and their core concepts.

The key to manufacturing profitability is optimization. This might be a new way of looking at tooling, an improved programming process, or an innovative way of tracking production,” said Craig Jung, the division president for Hartwig Inc. “We encourage shops to attend this event to get a firsthand look at how technologies are being used in the industry and how they can be applied to their current process to increase throughput.”

Representatives from Hartwig as well as machine builders will be on hand to field questions regarding the equipment and how it applies to today’s manufacturing needs. Also, tooling suppliers, such as Autonetics, Caron Engineering, Edge Technologies, Esprit, Hexagon Metrology, Kennametal, Koma, MP Systems, Sandvik, Velocity/SU-matic and Industrial Equipment Capital will be on hand to field questions as well.

Lunch and refreshments will be served and there will also be prize drawings throughout each day.

Founded in 1960, Hartwig has become the largest distributor of machine tool solutions and inspection equipment in the Midwest and Mountain regions. Built on a foundation of fairness, after-sales support and hard work, the company has grown to more than 170 employees covering eight office locations in 15 states including: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming.

Hartwig partners with its customers to optimize machining performance, decrease downtime and improve overall efficiency of equipment and applications. The company prides itself on not just being a machine tool distributor, but a true solutions provider intent on assisting customers in controlling their destiny and keeping manufacturing within the U.S.
Hartwig delivers applications, service and sales to numerous industries, including aerospace, computer, construction, farming, fluid power, industrial machining, medical, oil and gas energy, and semiconductor processing. Hartwig’s name is synonymous with quality, service, support, and engineering.

Hartwig Inc., 10617 Trenton Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63132, 314−426−5300, www.hartwiginc.com.

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