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Schwäbische Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH (SW) with headquarters in Schramberg-Waldmössingen in the German state of Baden-Württemberg is an expanding manufacturer of internationally successful manufacturing systems. SW currently has 1100 employees worldwide.

The SW portfolio features one, two, three and four-spindle horizontal machining centers as well as multi-spindle machines. The different series allow for four and five axis as well as five-axis simultaneous machining of complex metal workpieces. The range extends from precision machining of very small parts to automated loading and unloading of workpieces with maximum dimensions of 1500 x 950 x 650 mm. As a solution supplier, SW automates complete manufacturing lines and assumes responsibility for complete process planning – from blank to finished part. The focus at SW is on people – the Technology People – who develop and build processes and manufacturing solutions and successfully place them in operation.

SW is a world market leader in multi-spindle machining centers. The company’s energy-efficient manufacturing solutions are used in the automotive and automobile supplier industries as well as aerospace, hydraulics, pneumatics, and in medical and precision engineering. In addition to SW Automation in Tettnang, Germany, which specializes in automation, SW also has subsidiaries in Detroit, USA; Suzhou, China; and San Luis Potosi, Mexico.