The Lapmaster Wolters Group GmbH (Rendsburg, Germany), a leading supplier of high precision equipment and services for lapping, polishing and grinding applications, is becoming Precision Surfacing Solutions to reflect their transformation as a technology-driven company into a diversified industrial group. With subsidiaries all around the world, including production sites in the Mount Prospect, IL, Great Britain, Germany, China and India, Lapmaster Wolters is always close to the local market and their customers. To meet user requirements even better, they expanded their product portfolio at the beginning of 2017.
The company manufactures high precision grinding machine tools, from single-wheel and two-wheel fine grinding machines via double-side flat grinding and thru-feed grinding machines up to Peter Wolters lapping, polishing, honing and deburring machines for flat workpieces. They also build compact high precision multi-spindle machines for economic inner and outer diameter grinding, as well as polygon grinding.
With the acquisition of Elb-Schliff Werkzeugmaschinen and aba Grinding Technologies at the start of 2017, their portfolio expanded in the applications of precision, surface and profile grinding. Elb-Schliff and aba Grinding are well established and recognized, as are all of their other brands (i.e., Lapmaster, Peter Wolters and Micron) that develop grinding machines for applications in almost all key market sectors, including metal processing, automotive, aerospace, electronics, ceramic, plastics and glass industries. With 20 percent of their employees being engineers, Precision Surfacing Solutions offers complete turnkey systems through a wide variety of customized machines. The new company can now be more flexible to meet user demands through a faster exchange of knowledge within the group brands to offer more opportunities through a wider product portfolio.
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