Since 1989 HWR has developed from a design office to the innovative manufacturer for clamping devices in metal working and has established itself on the market
HWR Spanntechnik GmbH is a specialist in clamping deformation-sensitive workpieces and in the compensating, concentric clamping of whatever-shaped components. With more than a 30-year track record behind us, we have a full knowledge of your applications and our developments centre-stage your requirements at all times. At HWR, the power of innovation meets absolute precision in construction. The outcome is one of optimum-application clamping devices which reliably meet the intensified requirements met with in turning work. Come and bank on effective, low-cost solutions for optimum production results.
Careers at HWR
We provide exciting and responsible assignments in clamping technology and intense cooperation with a qualified team. You benefit from a wide product range for practically any assignment from our customers and our track record spanning over 30 years. Have a look around, get in touch with us and apply for a job! We look forward to welcoming you soon to our team! However, we regret there are no vacancies available at the moment.
HENKE CONSTRUCTION OFFICE FOUNDED
In the early days, mechanical equipment and small construction solutions were developed in Volker Henke’s parents’ house. The young company not only grew by its tasks but also by its employees and so it moved to larger premises to expand.
START OF SALES AND DISTRIBUTION OF CLAMPING JAWS
At the end of 1990 HWR became the nationwide German representative for Thame Workholding clamping jaws. The company’s customer base grew over time throughout Germany, but specifically in Northern and Central Germany.
PRODUCT RANGE EXPANDED
Successive expansion of the product range with manual and power chucks and customised designs. First own field sales representatives in NRW and Hamburg.
EXPANSION OF THE PRODUCTION FACILITY AND SALES
Continuous expansion of sales, design and manufacturing. New building and expansion of the company’s building in Oyten.
PARTNERSHIP WITH LANG TECHNIK
Development of the INOGrip® stamping jaw system in cooperation with LANG Technik. Commencement of sales in Northern and Central Germany for LANG Technik products. Turntec Award presented to the company in Frankfurt at EuroMold.
DEVELOPMENT AND LAUNCH OF THE INOZet® CLAMPING SYSTEM
INOZet® transforms a 3-jaw chuck into a compensating 6-jaw chuck. The clamping system is showcased at NORTEC in Hamburg and wins the NORTEC Award.
DEVELOPMENT OF THE INOTop® HYBRID CLAMPING JAW
Development and launch of the INOTop® clamping system – a hybrid clamping jaw developed by HWR, which centres workpieces from outside and clamps them from inside.
DEVELOPMENT OF THE INOFlex® CLAMPING SYSTEM
Development and launch of the INOFlex® clamping system – a compensating 4-jaw chuck developed by HWR.
EXPANSION OF THE MANAGEMENT
Henrico Viets and Matthias Meier join the management.
MOVE INTO THE NEW OFFICE BUILDING
The new and bigger office building as well as larger production and storage space offer possibilities for new product developments and enhancements.
DEVELOPMENT OF THE WEIGHT OPTIMISED INOFlex® TYPE VL
The product range was expanded by the weight optimised INOFlex® type VL for milling-turning centres.
INTRODUCING INOFlex® VFA, THE FIRST AUTOMATION CLAMPING DEVICE BY HWR
The 1,500th INOFlex® chuck was delivered. More and more customers rely on the compensating clamping technology. 42 patents granted worldwide.
INTRODUCTION OF THE NEW VT-S CHUCK SERIES
Presentation of the new zero-point and clamping technology series SOLIDline at the EMO in Hanover. Inclusion in the DMQP program of DMG MORI. INOFlex® chucks can now be ordered directly with a machine via DMG Mori. The location in Oyten is extended by approx. 1,000 m2 production.