Press Releases

Jan 17, 2017

Hoffmann Group appoints Bruce Barlag as Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Hoffmann Group, Europe's leading system partner for quality tools, has appointed Bruce Barlag as the company’s new Chairman of the Supervisory Board effective January 1, 2017.

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Hoffmann Group, has appointed Bruce Barlag as the company’s new Chairman of the Supervisory Board.
Dec 15, 2016

Hoffmann Group appoints Dr. Christoph Steiger as the new ”Digital Business” director on the board and CDO

The Hoffmann Group has appointed Dr. Christoph Steiger as Chief Digital Officer and Member of the Board of Executive Directors. Of January 1 2017, he will be responsible for the digitalisation of the Hoffmann Group in this newly-created position.

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Dec 6, 2016

LogiMAT 2017: Hoffmann Group showcases innovations for workstations and storage and unveils a world premiere

The Hoffmann Group will again be an exhibitor at LogiMAT in Stuttgart in 2017. New ideas and products from the area of workstations and storage will be on show from March 14 to 16 in hall 5 at stand 5D46.

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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.
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.
Oct 12, 2016

Dr Robert Blackburn is the new CEO of the Hoffmann Group

Hoffmann Group has appointed Dr Robert Blackburn the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Effective January 1 2017, he will take over as Chair of the Board of Executive Directors with the aim of promoting growth both nationally and internationally, and of leading Hoffmann Group into the digital age.

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Effective January 1 2017, Dr Robert Backburn will take over the Chair of the Board of Executive Directors at Hoffmann Group.
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.
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)
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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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.
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 21, 2016

Hoffmann Group on course for further success

The Hoffmann Group consistently pursued its course of growth again in the 2015 financial year. Despite difficult economic conditions internationally, the company group succeeded in increasing its revenue by 5.1 percentage points over the previous year to 1.102 billion euros. In addition to encouraging revenue performance in the domestic market, this success can also be attributed to the strong business results in Europe as well as developments in Asia and overseas.

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Partial view of company building Hoffmann Group Munich
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
Jul 7, 2015

The key to the Hoffmann Group product world

1st August is the date the sector has been waiting for, the release of the new Product Catalogue from the Hoffmann Group. Alongside the printed version there is an on-line version for the newly created eShop – the perfect duo for a comprehensive purchasing experience. The new 46th issue of the catalogue lists 4,329 new items. The fields of machining and clamping alone are assigned more than 2,700 new items. In total the company offers more than 65.000 quality tools from the world's leading manufacturers and the exclusive GARANT premium brand.

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The 46th issue of the Product Catalogue and the newly created eShop are the perfect companions for tool procurement.
May 18, 2015

More quickly to the next clamping

With the GARANT TopCut modular solid carbide milling system, the Hoffmann Group offers a high-precision face and taper seating system. This allows achievement of large increases in productivity with an extremely inexpensive outlay, since the milling head has simply to be screwed into the existing arbor.

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The new GARANT Top-Cut system from the Hoffmann Group offers very high flexibility and increases productivity by massively reduced downtimes.
Apr 7, 2015

The brand new eShop from the Hoffmann Group

The Hoffmann Group has completely redesigned its online shop. From 7th April 2015, customers will be able to access all information, services and the company's new eShop on one page – www.hoffmann-group.com. Thanks to a simplified ordering process, the online Shop is much more user-friendly. As a result, Europe's number one supplier of quality tools can further expand its range within the e-commerce industry.

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From 7th April 2015, the Hoffmann Group will merge all company information, services as well as the new eShop under one website at www.hoffmann-group.com.
Apr 6, 2015

Hoffmann Group to showcase innovations at Control and Moulding Expo 2015

Between 5 and 8 May 2015, the Control international trade fair will once again be held in Stuttgart. The Hoffmann Group will also be represented with a 216 m2 stand and will be presenting the latest innovations and developments in hall 7, stand 7230. Amongst other things, the further development of the GARANT MM1 video measuring microscope will take centre stage.

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Alongside its own premium brand GARANT, Hoffmann will also be presenting further high-quality products from renowned manufacturers.
Feb 12, 2015

Hoffmann Group perfects GARANT workstation family

For reasons of effectiveness and efficiency, it is essential for all work and production facilities to be systematic, flexible and orderly. With the further development of the GARANT workstation, the Hoffmann Group is launching another innovation in the field of ergonomic and flexible workstation layout.

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With its individuality and flexibility, the GARANT Workstation provides the perfect environment for pleasant and efficient working.
Feb 4, 2015

Hoffmann Group achieves sales of more than a billion Euros for the first time

The Hoffmann Group has crossed the billion-euro sales mark for the first time. The key reasons for the company's best annual result in its entire history are its ability to generate real customer benefits through its advisory expertise in the field of quality tools, and to underpin these over the long term with targeted investments.

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Newly opened by the Hoffmann Group last year: the workstations and storage centre in Odelzhausen, near Munich.
Jan 16, 2015

Hoffmann Group and SCHUNK to work together on clamping technology

With SCHUNK, the Hoffmann Group has gained a famous partner for clamping technology. The products will appear for the first time in the Hoffmann Group catalogue to be issued in August.

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The next Hoffmann Group catalogue will include: Lathe chucks and chuck jaws from SCHUNK.
Sep 16, 2014

Perfect surfaces when countersinking

With the GARANT 90° high-precision countersink 15 0305, the Hoffmann Group presents an innovative solution which avoids corrugated surfaces or lack of concentricity when countersinking. The extremely unequal spacing excludes the possibility of tool chatter. Not only does this achieve perfect surfaces, but the reduced loading ensures a longer tool life. The set of tools will be officially introduced at AMB in Stuttgart.

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The special geometry of the GARANT 90° high-precision countersink guarantees perfectly smooth running and optimum results.