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Hardinge Expands Machine Tool Portfolio with Ohio Tool Works

Sept. 1, 2021
The private sale adds advanced honing and tooling technologies, as well as abrasive products, to Hardinge’s range of machining and workholding products.

Machine tool builder Hardinge Inc. has acquired Ohio Tool Works L.L.C. for an undisclosed price, expanding its portfolio of machining and workholding products with OTW’s honing, tooling, and abrasive products.

The terms of the purchase were not revealed. The seller is Artemis Capital Partners, a private-equity firm.

In addition to turning machines and grinding machines sold under brands like Hardinge, Bridgeport, Kellenberger, Hauser, Tschudin, Usach, Voumard, and Jones & Shipman brands, Hardinge offers collets, chucks, index fixtures, and standard and specialty workholding devices, and various other machine tool accessories.

Ohio Tool Works, Ashland, Ohio, develops and manufactures vertical and horizontal honing machinery, as well as tooling components and assemblies.

“OTW is recognized for its advanced honing technology and market-leading innovation, which complement Hardinge’s premium portfolio of high-precision turning, milling, and grinding machines. The OTW professionals are experts in all things honing,” stated Hardinge CEO Ryan Levenson.

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