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      Mar 11, 2019

      Hoffmann is celebrating its centenary

      Hoffmann", the headquarters of the Hoffmann Group, is celebrating the centenary of its founding in March. Hoffmann is marking this milestone by inviting customers and prospects to take up a special offer in its online e-shop, with a campaign headlined "We are celebrating and your are saving. 100 years of Hoffmann, 100 days of top tooling at festive terms".

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      May 10, 2019

      Hoffmann SE appoints spokesman for the Executive Board

      Europe’s leading system partner for quality tools appoints Martin Reichenecker as spokesman for the Executive Board with immediate effect. Mr. Reichenecker will remain Chief Sales & Marketing Officer (CSO).

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      Feb 27, 2019

      GARANT GridLine range scoops iF DESIGN AWARD

      Products from the Hoffmann Group's GARANT brand have once again scooped the renowned iF DESIGN AWARD. In the "Product Design" discipline, the GARANT GridLine range of workshop equipment and the GARANT locking tape measure were both awarded the coveted quality seal.

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      Feb 19, 2019

      Workshop cabinets make the GARANT GridLine range complete

      Last year at LogiMAT, the Hoffmann Group presented the GARANT GridLine workshop equipment concept for the first time and showed the new workbenches. This year, it is presenting new workshop cabinets and is thus making the GridLine range complete.

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      New swing door, sliding door and tool cabinets
      Feb 19, 2019

      Improved organisation in the tool case

      The Hoffmann Group has expanded its tried-and-tested eForm service for the online configuration of rigid foam inlays with the "free-form surfaces" function.

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      Using the eForm online configurator, customers of the Hoffmann Group can design rigid foam inlays in which tools can sometimes be positioned above one another.
      Feb 19, 2018

      Première: locker dispenses items automatically

      The new GARANT Tool24 Locker issuing system contains spacious compartments with rechargeable battery charging ports, which enables larger power tools, rental devices and personal protective equipment (PPE) to be issued on an individual basis and in a controlled and documented manner.

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      GARANT Tool24 Locker enables efficient organisation and precise monitoring of the withdrawal and storage of larger items.
      Nov 26, 2018

      Hoffmann Group wins the German Design Award 2019

      The Hoffmann Group has once again won the German Design Award. The GARANT ToolCar roller cabinet from the GridLine series and the GARANT magnet measuring stand were declared winners of the “Workshop and Tools” category. The GARANT cross-cut saw with cross ground also received a “Special Mention”.

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      Three GARANT products from the Hoffmann Group were awarded with the German Design Award.
      Sep 18, 2018

      Full speed ahead – with GARANT Power Q

      Milling with very high feed rates, without compromising process reliability – this is why the Hoffmann Group has now brought the new GARANT Power Q product family on to the market.

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      GARANT Power Q indexable inserts are available in three system sizes, for steel, hardened steel, stainless steel and titanium.
      Sep 18, 2018

      World first: Higher gloss without polishing paste

      The degree of automation is increasing in industry, however high-quality components and items produced by 3D printing still often require manual post-processing abrasion and polishing operations. The Hoffmann Group is now making this work more environmentally compatible and efficient.

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      The diamond grit of the GARANT diamond polishing tools is attached securely and positively to a flexible substrate without a bonding agent
      Aug 9, 2018

      GARANT micro-milling cutters are now also available for high-alloy and hardened steels

      The high-precision solid carbide micro-milling cutters from the Hoffmann Group are capable of extreme repetition accuracy. With immediate effect they are also available for machining high-alloy and hardened steels.

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      Jul 11, 2018

      GARANT MasterTM is setting the benchmark for thread milling cutters

      After the GARANT MasterTap, the Hoffmann Group is now presenting the universally compatible GARANT MasterTM thread milling cutter.

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      The GARANT MasterTM high-performance thread miller has been optimised for a wide range of materials such as cast iron, stainless steel and high-strength steel.
      Jul 2, 2018

      Hoffmann Group publishes the 2018/2019 catalogue

      Up to date and with around 8000 new products in the range – that’s how the Hoffmann Group presents the new 2018/2019 catalogue.

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      May 15, 2018

      GARANT Xpent: One vice, two workpieces

      The Hoffmann Group has introduced a new module for their GARANT Xpent 5-axis vice to the market. This new centre jaw, which can be optionally fitted to the base rail, has now made it possible to clamp two workpieces with just one vice, and to process these in a single operation. This means clamping strategies that are more efficient can be implemented, leading to a measurable increase in productivity.

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      Apr 26, 2018

      Hoffmann Group optimises ToolScout for mobile devices

      The Hoffmann Group has now optimised its ToolScout digital service for use on mobile devices. Thanks to the new responsive web design and improved search function, users can now use their smartphone or tablet PC to find the ideal tools and cutting data for their particular machining task even more quickly and conveniently.

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      Apr 12, 2018

      GARANT ToolCar wins its second design prize

      The GARANT ToolCar from the Hoffmann Group was well received by the designers. At the start of March the roller cabinet impressed the jury of the iF Design Award. In April it has now been honoured with the top award by the jury of the prestigious Red Dot Award for its high-quality design and functionality.

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      Sep 18, 2017

      EMO 2017: PPC milling cutter world premiere

      Perfect surfaces on complex geometries with reduced process times – Hoffmann Group has developed a new generation of milling cutters for the PPC process (Parabolic Performance Cutting) to do just that. PPC tools have a curved main cutting edge. This means they achieve larger stepovers and deliver better surface quality in a shorter time.

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      The larger effective radius achieves better surfaces in a shorter time.
      Jul 19, 2017

      Hoffmann Group catalogue now includes full PPE range

      The new Hoffmann Group 2017/2018 catalogue is finally here. As part of the revised 48th edition of the trusted reference work, Europe's leading system partner for quality tools presents a separate catalogue volume detailing an extensive range of personal protective equipment (PPE) for the first time. Trained specialists will also be on hand all over Europe to provide advice regarding the equipment.

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      The new 2017/2018 Hoffmann Group catalogue includes a separate volume for personal protective equipment.
      Mar 16, 2018

      Three-time winner: Hoffmann Group wins the iF DESIGN AWARD

      The Hoffmann Group has received the coveted iF DESIGN AWARD for three GARANT premium brand products this year. The awards were for the GARANT ToolCar roller cabinet, the GARANT Xpent 5-axis vice and the hydraulic GARANT measuring stand in the product design discipline. The trio was able to impress the 63-member jury and to prevail against 6,400 submissions from 54 countries. The iF DESIGN AWARD is awarded once a year by the world's oldest independent design institution, iF International Forum Design GmbH in Hanover.

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      Mar 13, 2018

      GARANT GridLine: The logic behind the operating equipment

      The Hoffmann Group presents at LogiMAT 2018 for the first time its new holistic design concept GARANT GridLine.
       

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      Mar 13, 2018

      GARANT ToolCar: Aesthetic and functional

      At the LogiMAT 2018 Hoffmann Group will show a roller cabinet that has been designed using the new GARANT GridLine setup concept.

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      Mar 13, 2018

      GARANT GridLine height-adjustable workbench: Ergonomic and flexible

      A workbench that adapts to components and workers – this is what the Hoffmann Group is presenting at LogiMAT 2018 in Hall 5, Stand D47.

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      Mar 13, 2018

      World premiere: GARANT GridLine self-propelled workbench

      As the highlight of the new GARANT GridLine series, the Hoffmann Group is presenting the world's first self-propelled workbench at LogiMAT 2018.

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      Feb 28, 2018

      Deburring for a perfect finish

      The new GARANT disc brushes from the Hoffmann Group are designed to boost efficiency and create more precision during the finishing process. These high-tech brushes are ideal for direct application in a CNC machine or a robot cell, providing an automated way of finishing workpieces immediately after the machining process – with reproducible, reliable results. That means less time spent on setup and improved throughput.

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      Feb 21, 2018

      Tapping expert: universal, reliable, economical

      The Hoffmann Group has been garnering attention with the "GARANT Master" tool family since the summer of 2015. A universal high-performance tap has now been added to the product family for high-performance cutting. The new GARANT MasterTap is the result of a fundamentally new development concept for the design of universal taps.

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      Sep 18, 2017

      EMO 2017: Large measuring volume at an entry-level price

      Clearly structured and powerful – this is the new CNC-controlled GARANT CM1 contour measuring instrument from Hoffmann Group. The new measuring system provides an extremely long traversing length of 190 millimetres and outstanding features for the lower price segment.

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      The new CNC-controlled GARANT CM1 contour measuring instrument stands out in the lower price segment due to its outstanding features and incredible traversing length of 190 mm.
      Sep 18, 2017

      EMO 2017: GARANT MasterSteel FEED now even longer

      The Hoffmann Group, Europe's leading system partner for quality tools, has expanded its GARANT MasterSteel solid carbide drill product series. In the summer of 2016, the Hoffmann Group presented the new MasterSteel SPEED and FEED high-performance solid carbide drills. This product family has now been expanded to include the variants 8xD and 12xD.

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      The new GARANT MasterSteel FEED solid carbide drill with the world's largest L/D ratio.
      Sep 18, 2017

      Working to the last micron

      Micro-milling means working to the last micron. The Hoffmann Group has therefore developed a new generation of high-precision micro-milling cutters capable of extreme repetition accuracy. The new GARANT solid carbide micro-milling cutters have a tolerance band of just 0 to -0.005 millimetres, and are intended for toolmaking and mould making.

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      A wide range and tolerance bands of 0 to 0.005 mm.
      Jun 29, 2017

      New turning grades for increased cost-effectiveness when machining steel and stainless steels

      With three new turning grades for machining steel and stainless steels, Hoffmann Group is expanding its GARANT HB70 series and GARANT HB71 series product families.

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      Jun 29, 2017

      Hoffmann Group expands GARANT ToolScout

      Hoffmann Group has expanded its GARANT ToolScout digital service to include two new services.

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      The GARANT ToolScout has been enhanced with two new services: GaugeScout enables users to precisely select their measuring tools, while ThreadScout helps to select tools for thread cutting and thread milling.
      Jun 29, 2017

      More productivity and process reliability with the new GARANT PowerTang

      With the new GARANT PowerTang, Hoffmann Group presents a 90° high performance tangential end mill with a 4-cutting edge concept.

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      Tangential end mill GARANT PowerTang
      Jun 28, 2017

      Lustrous surfaces in no time

      Hoffmann Group has extended their GARANT MasterSteel product family with a high-performance finish milling cutter.

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      Mar 15, 2017

      LogiMAT 2017: Secure individual issuing of tools and personal protective work wear

      Hoffmann Group is celebrating the world premiere of its new individual output system for tools and personal protective work wear at LogiMAT 2017 in Hall 5, Stand 5D46. GARANT Tool24 PickOne gives total control over the consumable materials, as the employees must sign in to the system before their withdrawal compartment opens.

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      GARANT Tool24 PickOne has four compartment sizes. The smallest compartment contains smaller C-items in a space-saving layout for individual withdrawal.
      Mar 14, 2017

      LogiMAT 2017: Easily configure worktops online

      Hoffman Group has expanded its online planning service for workstations and storage. As of now, customers can design their worktops for GARANT workstations and storage themselves, using the new eShape online configurator, and obtain a non-binding quotation with just a few mouse clicks.

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      Using the eShape online configurator, customers can plan the customisation of their worktops themselves.
      Nov 23, 2016

      Hoffmann Group scoops 3 German Design Awards

      This year, the Hoffmann Group is a 3-time winner of the coveted German Design Award. The GARANT EasyFix modular arrangement system, the GARANT torque wrench with digital display and the GARANT electronic torque wrench with digital gauge all scooped the as “Winner” in the 'Workshop and Tools' category.

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      The hooks and holders of the GARANT EasyFix modular arrangement system can easily be attached to GARANT perforated panels and provide maximum convenience and visual clarity.
      Sep 21, 2016

      Hoffmann Group Receives the Preferred Supplier Award from Bosch

      The Hoffmann Group, Europe's leading system partner for quality tools, has been presented with the Preferred Supplier Award by Robert Bosch GmbH at AMB 2016. This signifies that the Hoffmann Group continues to be counted among the preferred suppliers in the field of 'standard tools' and will be involved in new cooperation strategies from an early stage.

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      From left to right: Martin Reichenecker (Hoffmann Group), Markus Langer (Bosch), Christian Götschl (Hoffmann Group)
      Nov 2, 2016

      Full slot milling in steel at a high feed rate

      The new GARANT MasterSteel SlotMachine from the Hoffmann Group is a solid carbide roughing end mill which achieves high feed rates when slot milling from solid in steel.

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      The new GARANT MasterSteel SlotMachine is suitable both for milling deep slots from solid and also for machining delicate components.
      Sep 27, 2016

      WindEnergy 2016: Live better, work better

      At WindEnergy 2016, the Hoffmann Group and the CHS Container Group present a fully equipped workshop container and accommodation container for mobile use in both on-shore and off-shore wind parks.

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      A customised and fully equipped workshop container enables efficient assembly and maintenance work in on-shore and off-shore wind parks.
      May 12, 2016

      Hoffmann Group is now also a system partner in India

      The Hoffmann Group has been operating its own subsidiary in India since April 2016. From Pune in the south-east of the Indian subcontinent, it is supporting the manufacturing industry as a system partner with its unique combination of trading, manufacturing and service competence.

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      The Hoffmann Group wants to strengthen the concept of the system partnership in India and, with this in mind, has chosen The Executive Centre in Pune as its business location.
      Sep 13, 2016

      GARANT Xpent makes light work of 5-face machining

      The Hoffmann Group, Europe's leading system partner for quality tools, is introducing its new GARANT Xpent 5-axis vice at AMB 2016. The vice is optimised for 5-face machining and can be quickly and easily adapted to any machining strategy. Flexible clamping options are ensured by the construction and variability of the clamping modules, which can be rotated by 180 degrees.

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      Sep 13, 2016

      More flexibility for milling with the new GARANT MasterSteel PickPocket

      The Hoffmann Group is launching a new universal milling cutter for high-performance steel cutting from the MasterSteel product range. The GARANT MasterSteel PickPocket is designed for all milling disciplines. The tool is suitable for milling slots and pockets, as well as for side milling. However, its manoeuvrability for ramping and helical milling makes it particularly impressive. This all-rounder even achieves outstanding performance for drilling. The GARANT MasterSteel PickPocket is therefore the ideal tool for anyone who is looking for a flexible solution for a wide range of tasks with a single solid carbide mill. 

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      Aug 17, 2016

      Hoffmann Group opens first subsidiary in the United States

      The Hoffmann Group, Europe's leading system partner for quality tools, has officially opened its first subsidiary in the United States.

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      Jun 30, 2016

      GARANT MasterSteel opens up a new performance class for solid carbide drills

      The Hoffmann Group, Europe's leading system partner for quality tools, has expanded its GARANT MasterSteel product range with two new solid carbide drills, thereby further extending its lead over the competition when it comes to machining technology.

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      Jun 24, 2016

      New platform for sharing information and expertise now on air

      The Hoffmann Group has launched the Hoffmann Group TV online channel as an outlet for its film content. Through this new video portal, Europe's leading system partner for quality tools is now offering its customers a quick, convenient way of obtaining information on professional machining, milling, drilling, turning, measuring and grinding as well as state-of-the-art workstations and storage solutions – all from a single platform.

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      Jun 21, 2016

      GARANT HB 7010-1 turning grade: the highest cutting speed for maximum productivity

      The Hoffmann Group, Europe's leading system partner for quality tools, is introducing a new turning grade for steel machining to the market. The new GARANT HB 7010-1 turning grade was developed to achieve wear resistance at the highest cutting speeds.

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      Apr 5, 2016

      Hoffmann Group is once again honoured with the coveted Red Dot Award

      The Hoffmann Group has received the renowned Red Dot Award again this year for the design of one of its quality tools. Beautiful design, easy to read without fault– these were some of the features of the first electronic GARANT torque wrench with digital gauge that impressed the jury. The product was honoured in the "Hand Tools" sub-category of the "Tools" category. Competitors from 57 countries took part in the competition with a total of some 5,200 products and innovations.

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      The product stores the peak value as a shadow on the digital gauge and as a digit until it is reset.
      Mar 8, 2016

      LogiMAT 2016: GARANT access technology now with Easyfix hooks and holders

      The Hoffmann Group is set to launch its new access technology products for the first time at LogiMAT 2016, in hall 5, stand 5D55. The new GARANT aluminium stepladders impress with added ergonomics and safety. This is ensured by the new Easyfix hooks and holders, which can be fitted simply to the side rails without the use of tools, making it easier and safer to carry electrical equipment and tools. This means that important equipment is always quickly to hand. As a result, working becomes more comfortable, more efficient and safer.

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      GARANT access technology now with Easyfix hooks and holders
      Mar 8, 2016

      LogiMAT 2016: New GARANT ESD Workstation protects components against electrostatic discharges

       The Hoffmann Group presents its first ESD-proof GARANT Workstation at LogiMAT 2016 and demonstrates how EPA protection zones (Electrostatic Protection Area) should be set up in order to reliably shield sensitive components from electrostatic discharges. The new  GARANT Workstation for protecting against ESD (Electrostatic Discharge) is ESD powder-coated and conductive in accordance with DIN EN 61340-5-1. Electrostatic discharges are conducted from the work surface to a grounding cable on the underside of the worktop. This means that the workstation always remains charge-neutral. At LogiMAT 2016 the Hoffmann Group is located in hall 5, stand 5D55.

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      GARANT ESD Workstation
      Jul 23, 2015

      Steel has found its master

      With the GARANT MasterSteel HPC milling cutter, the Hoffmann Group has taken an evolutionary step in machining technology. The new HPC roughing end mill offers impressively long service life, high metal removal rate and excellent tool life. This allows users to perform machining at high quality and with extreme cost-effectiveness.

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      The new GARANT MasterSteel HPC milling cutter from the Hoffmann Group