Bilz Tool USA partners with Boehlerit Austria

Sunday, February 1, 2015

News Release

February 12, 2015


Bilz Tool Co. USA, a Leitz Group Company, announces the alliance with Boehlerit GmbH, A Leitz Group Company located in Kapfenberg,Austria. Under the new alliance, Bilz Tool Co. USA has hired Tim Slatina as their National Segment Manager, Heavy Duty Machining for Boehlerit USA.


The Boehlerit Company offers high quality products for the crankshaft machining, tube manufacturing, and steel bar processing, railway products, and heavy machining industries. Boehlerit is one of Europe’s major carbide products producing companies. It has been producing carbides and very special tools for the steel mill industry with great expertise since 1932.


Boehlerit’s total commitment stands to the one hand for innovation, permanent qualitative development and application knowledge, and on the other hand for its long tradition in the steel industry mills.


Following its incorporation into the Leitz Group in 1991, Boehlerit has established itself as the cutting materials competence center. This extensive experience and concentrated application knowledge is the core of services and products. As a main focus in steel mill industry applications, Boehlerit has extended the tool program for bar peeling with bar peeling heads, cartridges, indexable inserts and engineering performance. Boehlerit has also taken this application knowledge and successfully applied it to crankshaft milling applications for the gasoline and diesel engine manufacturing industry.


Boehlerit’s extra advantage of having the flexibility that comes from a medium sized company allows it to develop products for specific applications utilizing its standard product offering. This allows Boehlerit the ability to develop special solutions with a quick and economical response and solution.


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