Our customers

95% of our customers class the Hoffmann Group as a preferred supplier

Our 135,000 customers include most large corporations within European industry, as well as numerous small and medium-sized enterprises from different sectors. We are represented in over 50 countries, either with our own subsidiaries or through our partners. This means we can be near to our customers across the globe, wherever they need us.

We have expertise in leading sectors of the economy:

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Automotive industry, vehicle construction and supply companies
  • Automotive trade and repair
  • Production of iron goods, sheet metal goods and metal goods
  • Tool and die making
  • Steel / light alloy fabrications
  • Electrical industry
  • Chemical industry
  • Energy industry
  • Transportation and transport companies
  • Foundries, forges
  • Rolling works
  • and many more...

Advantages for our customers

  • Efficient procurement processes thanks to our large portfolio of products
  • Strong product brands and all leading manufacturer brands offered as part of our range
  • Quick and easy ordering with efficient e-business solutions
  • Our delivery capability of over 99% and delivery accuracy of 99.9% ensure a reliable supply to our customers
  • Quick delivery available within 24 hours in Germany and within 48 hours in Europe


  • Always near to our customers thanks to our subsidiaries across the globe and network of advisers
  • 1,400 committed and highly trained technical advisers with in-depth practical expertise
  • Consulting, demonstrations and practical tests in our showrooms and the Technology Centre
  • Services that complement our products, such as cutting data, training courses and consulting

Customer stories

A smooth and efficient procurement and production process is a critical factor for the commercial success of our customers. Read the following selected articles to find out how we have helped our customers to optimise their production processes for the long term.

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  • Machining

    Story: Stiemert Duschglas GmbH

    With GARANT MCD indexable inserts Stiemert Duschglas is now producing turned components of such a quality that polishing is superfluous, saving themselves an entire work step.

    Story: Kollmeder Schmiede- und Presswerk GmbH & Co. KG

    The steel turning grade GARANT HB 7010-1 is helping Kollmeder to maufacture seamless rolled rings.

    Story: Krones AG

    With the tap GARANT Master Tap Krones AG was able to significantly reduce their set-up times and increase process reliability.

  • Clamping technology

    Story: Alzmetall Werkzeugmaschinenfabrik und Gießerei Friedrich GmbH & Co. KG

    Alzmetall was convinced by the good accessibility and high level of flexibility in clamping that GARANT Xpent offers.

    Story: Arnoldi Zerspanungstechnik GmbH

    Using the GARANT Xpent 5-axis vice has enabled Arnoldi to reduce set-up times by around 10%.

    Story: Berger Maschinenbau

    The GARANT Xpent 5-axis vice has allowed Berger Maschinenbau to satisfy all requirements.

    Story: DMG MORI AG

    DMG MORI AG are impressed by the extremely variable clamping range of the GARANT 5-axis vice.

    Story: GROB-Werke GmbH & Co. KG

    The high level of flexibility and stable design of our GARANT Xpent 5-axis vice impressed GROB-Werke GmbH & Co. KG.

    Story: Gebr. Heller Maschinenfabrik GmbH

    At Gebr. Heller Maschinenfabrik GmbH the GARANT Xpent 5-axis vice allows quick set-up and perfect distribution of force.

    Story: Hermle AG

    At Hermle AG they are convinced: The GARANT Xpent 5-axis vice allows reliable clamping with optimum accessibility.

    Story: PSA Parts & Systems AG

    The sub-contractor PSA Parts & Systems AG benefits from the high accuracy and increased productivity of the GARANT ZeroClamp zero point clamping system.

    Story: H&M Produktionstechnik GmbH

    By using the GARANT ZeroClamp zero point clamping system H&M Produktionstechnik GmbH managed to achieve a 10% increase in productivity.

    Story: Swierzy CNC-Produktionstechnik

    There is great enthusiasm at Swierzy CNC-Produktionstechnik: Non-productive times were reduced and the spindle running time increased significantly.

    Story: Burghardt Zerspanung GmbH & Co. KG

    At Burghardt, the GARANT ZeroClamp has become "an important, indispensable part of production".

    Story: Moll Automatisierung GmbH

    Moll Automatisierung GmbH managed to reduce its set-up times significantly by using the GARANT ZeroClamp zero point clamping system.

    Story: APM Maschinenbau GmbH

    The GARANT XTRIC is a perfect fit for the quality expectations that the company APM has for its own products.

    Story: Kühberger Metalltechnik GmbH

    Kühberger hopes that theGARANT XTRIC helps them to develop new markets, broaden its customer base and install further automated solutions.

  • Grinding & Cutting

    Story: KUKA AG

    By using the GARANT long life abrasive flap discs, KUKA AG managed to increase tool life significantly and thus save valuable time.

    Story: Aluro CNC

    At Aluro CNC, the GARANT disc brushes guarantee a constant finishin quality and at the same time save several hours of work.

    Story: MetalTech CNC Metaalbewerking

    Deburring with GARANT disc brushes on the machine directly after machining delivers MetalTech time savings and improves quality.

    Story: APWORKS GmbH

    When it comes to additive manufacturing, the 3D printing specialist APWORKS relies on the products of the Hoffmann Group.

  • Workstations and Storage

    Story: Zeller Bergbahnen Zillertal GmbH & Co. KG

    There is great enthusiasm at Zeller Bergbahn about the new workstations and storage equipment at the Rosenalm.

    Story: Geppert Hydropower GmbH

    Thanks to the on-time delivery and installation of the new workstations and storage equipment by the Hoffmann Group, Geppert were able to move to their new production hall without any downtimes.

    Story: Don Whitley Scientific Ltd.

    By optimising their workflow and workstations and storage equipment with the 5S Methodology, Don Whitley managed to significantly increase their efficiency.

    Story: DB Fahrzeuginstandhaltung GmbH

    The use of the innovaive GARANT Tool24 Smartline system at DB resulted in shorter paths, better efficiency and satisfied eployees.

    Story: Lufthansa CityLine

    Lufthansa CityLine changed its purchasing of C-parts over to GARANT Tool24 and thus manages to save time and money.

    Story: MAN Energy Solutions

    Since the introduction of the GARANT Tool24 PickOne, the procurement process for PPE at MAN Energy Solutions SE has speeded up by 75%.

    Story: Röhm GmbH

    The use of the Tool Management System GARANT Tool24 Smartline has led to a significant reduction of tool stocks at Röhm GmbH.

    More customer references can be found in the Workstation & Storage brochure

  • Hoffmann Group Services

    Story: Glatt Systemtechnik GmbH

    Thanks to the Hoffmann Group ToolConcepts the special-purpose machine manufacturer Glatt Systemtechnik was able to reduce cycle times by 90%.

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