Technology : GROB-WERKE GmbH & Co. KG

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Since the production of the first thread milling machine in 1933, GROB has been a pioneer in the construction of innovative and high-quality machine tools. And to stay at the top of our game, our goal is continuous further development. See our innovative strength for yourself and discover the high points of our technical developments.

2018
Development of further G-module options; expansion of the universal machining center range by the large machining center G1050
2017
Introduction of the new F-series for machining frame structure parts in the form of G500F, G520F and G600F machining centers
2016
Entry into the electromobility sector; development of the two-spindle machining center with pallet changer
2015
Development of a thermal spraying machine for cylinder blocks; introduction of a new generation of system machines and universal machining centers; development and introduction of the G800, a large machining center with 6-axis kinematics; development of a modular assembly concept; presentation of GROB-NET4Industry as an advancement of G-Net at the EMO trade fair in Milan; introduction of the rotary pallet storage system PSS-R5/10/13
2014
Introduction of G-Net, the newly developed production software for network and digitalizing production processes
2013
Presentation of the 5-axis universal machining center G750 and a highly-dynamic linear gantry at the EMO trade fair in Hanover; development of a special-purpose milling machine/drilling jig for machining G-module series cross slides
2012
New development of a flexible manufacturing line for large components, consisting of four portal machining centers with HV swivel head in the C-axis and in the Y-slide for the in-house production of large components
2011
Presentation of the G550T, a 5-axis milling and turning machining center with electromechanical pallet changer and a manufacturing line with compact automation system, part pusher and gantry, at the EMO trade fair in Hanover; development of a flexibly linked manufacturing line for the in-house production of medium-sized components with G-modules
2010
Presentation of the first non-hydraulic machining center at the AMB trade fair in Stuttgart; development of a manufacturing cell for machining beds for in-house production
2009
Presentation of the 5-axis universal machining center G550 to the trade press
2008
Delivery of the thousandth G-module in just under three years after being launched on the market
2007
Presentation of the innovative 5-axis universal machining center G350 at the EMO trade fair in Hanover
2004
Introduction of modular machining centers in the form of the G-series
2003
Delivery of the world's first flexible manufacturing line with minimum quantity lubrication for the complete, large-scale machining of transmission cases
2000
Introduction of the machining center series with high-production types BZ530 and BZ540 as two-spindle mandrel machines for automatic part loading and unloading, especially suitable for the increasingly popular flexible production machines; large T-types expanded by the BZ1250 and the BZ1600 with pallet dimensions of up to 1,600 x 1,800 mm
1999
Development of the BZ510, the first universal machining center for large consumer retailers; introduction of the first two-spindle machining center BZ520 in the form of a mandrel machine suitable for wet and dry machining
1998
Production of the first GROB machining center with linear motor drives (BZ600L), designed for high speeds and fast acceleration along the linear axes
1996
Introduction of the BZ40CS, a highly-dynamic and compact machining center with stand-alone capability, either as part of manufacturing lines or as a 3-axis CNC module for transfer lines
1984
Development and production of the first highly-dynamic and precisely-positioning robots as gantry version
1983
Start of development for the machining center series
1982
Delivery of the first automatic assembly line for passenger car oil pumps
1977
Production of the first GROB machining center for vehicle axle casings
1970
Completion of the first transfer line for machining truck front axles to be completely engineered, constructed and assembled in the Mindelheim plant
1968
Production of the first transfer line, a 13-pass, 10-station machine for refrigerator compressor housings; production of the first GROB special-purpose machine with NC control for a flexible transfer stroke modified to suit the part type concerned
1961
Delivery of GROB special-purpose machine number 500 from the Munich plant, a 4-pass, 8-station planetary table machine for pressure valve seats for METAL EXPORT (Poland)
1955
Engineering and production of rotary tables, translation tables and precision lathes
1952
Start of production for special-purpose machine tools, such as parting and centering machines
1939
Process development to chipless metal forming leads to the construction of thread rolling machines
1933
Production of the first thread milling machine and start of machine tool construction

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