HEIDENHAIN: high-tech made in Germany

This is what HEIDENHAIN is known for throughout the world. For more than 130 years, the company has been a standard-setting pioneer in measurement, control, and drive system technology. HEIDENHAIN products often lay the groundwork for technological advances in the most innovative global industries, including semiconductors, electronics, machine tools, and production equipment automation for the factories of tomorrow. The consistent, ongoing development of accuracy, high dynamic performance, and process reliability in HEIDENHAIN products directly improves the performance and efficiency of machines and automated systems.

HEIDENHAIN: a profile

Founded in Berlin in 1889, this pioneering company for measurement and control technology looks back on a long tradition. HEIDENHAIN, located in Traunreut in southern Bavaria, now offers products and solutions for industries such as machine tools, automation, electronics, robotics, elevators, and medical technology.

Demanding positioning tasks in these industries are our mission, and accuracy is our passion. Research and development are part of our DNA, with many of our employees devoted to the continual development of advanced technologies. A double-digit percentage of our revenues is invested in R&D throughout the Corporate Group.

Around 8500 employees worldwide work to advance our customers within their markets. HEIDENHAIN is an international company with its own sales agencies, service agencies, subsidiaries, and distributor networks. Key brands serving our core industries are AMO, ETEL, NUMERIK JENA, and RSF.

HEIDENHAIN Scandinavia

Based in Stockholm, Sweden, since 1993, HEIDENHAIN Scandinavia AB is a wholly owned subsidiary of DR. JOHANNES HEIDENHAIN GmbH. The company is a sales, servicing, and distribution center for the Nordic and Baltic region for the complete range of products manufactured by HEIDENHAIN. Product application and customer service support is provided for CNC control systems, digital readouts, linear encoders, rotary encoders, length gauges, touch probes and machine calibration equipment.

HEIDENHAIN Scandinavia AB is a member of the Machine Tool Association of Sweden (SVMF), Automation Region, Skärtekniskt centrum (SKTC) & Danish Robotic Association (DIRA).

In conjunction with the quality and environmental certification of DR. JOHANNES HEIDENHAIN GmbH HEIDENHAIN Scandinavia AB maintains its established quality system, which meets the requirements of DIN EN ISO 9002:1994.

Important facts and figures


Employees worldwide

1.3 bn

Turnover Corporate Group

ca. 30


ca. 40


Overview of HEIDENHAIN quality and environmental standards

HEIDENHAIN: environmental declaration

Every year, HEIDENHAIN publishes its sustainability and environmental goals and outcomes. Our consistent sustainability strategy ensures a path to the future.
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EMAS: certified environmental management

HEIDENHAIN is an EMAS-certified company, thereby meeting the demanding, globally recognized environmental certification standards of the European Union.
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ISO 9001: high quality standards

With its ISO 9001 certification, HEIDENHAIN meets customer expectations and regulatory requirements when it comes to quality management.
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ISO 14001: environmental certification

The environmental standards at HEIDENHAIN include recyclable products with a long service life, resource conservation, and economical energy consumption during production.
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