Pioneer spirit and experi-ence

The constantly increasing requirements placed on turning and milling precision and our customers‘ practical assignments have stirred us into going down new clamping paths.

To the history

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 arket

HWR Spanntechnik GmbH is a specialist in clamping deformation-susceptible 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.

SOLIDLine
Developed further out of conviction.

The SOLIDLine provides our customers with the usual service and quality they have become used to from us for 16 years and extends our product range as a clamping technology manufacturer.

To SOLIDLine

30 years of experience
and innovation

Three decades of market experience have shown us what functions in clamping technology. The INOLine® and SOLIDLine products have arisen from this.

Worldwide marketing
and support

We cooperate with over 25 trade partners across the globe in a fine-meshed network to market our products internationally.

Save valuable time
with HWR products

HWR products represent practical solutions for practical applications. Our clamping technology saves you time and money.

INOLine®
Quality meets
precision.

The INO® clamping system clamps both cubic and round components in an optimally concentric manner. As a result, you manufacture your components at low-cost. Particularly when clamping deformation-susceptible components …

To INOLine

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.

There are no vacancies available at the moment.

If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got.
Henry Ford
  1. 1989

    HENKE CONSTRUCTION OFFICE FOUNDED

    1989

    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.

  2. 1990

    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.

  3. 1995

    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.

  4. 1997

    EXPANSION OF THE PRODUCTION FACILITY AND SALES

    1997

    Continuous expansion of sales, design and manufacturing. New building and expansion of the company’s building in Oyten.

  5. 2003

    PARTNERSHIP WITH LANG TECHNIK

    2004

    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.

  6. 2009

    DEVELOPMENT AND LAUNCH OF THE INOZet® CLAMPING SYSTEM

    2010

    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.

  7. 2011

    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.

  8. 2013

    DEVELOPMENT OF THE INOFlex® CLAMPING SYSTEM

    Development and launch of the INOFlex® clamping system – a compensating 4-jaw chuck developed by HWR.

  9. 2014

    EXPANSION OF THE MANAGEMENT

    2014

    Henrico Viets and Matthias Meier join the management.

  10. 2015

    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.

  11. 2016

    DEVELOPMENT OF THE WEIGHT OPTIMISED INOFlex® TYPE VL

    The product range was expanded by the weight optimised INOFlex® type VL for milling-turning centres.

  12. 2018

    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.

  13. 2019

    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.

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