Walter Münsingen

Production of carbide indexable inserts

Walter Münsingen plant – production of indexable inserts

​1978: Foundation of the carbide plant in Münsingen to produce carbide blanks for Walter Tübingen
2006: Decision to merge the production sites in Münsingen (production of carbide blanks) and Tübingen (grinding and finishing processes) and relocation of the entire indexable insert production process to Münsingen. Start of construction of the new production building
2007: Start of production in the new plant: From the carbide powder right through to the finished indexable insert
2015: Redesign of the workflows in accordance with the latest lean principles
Today: Largest local employer with around 600 employees.

Areas of activity:
Production and production-related areas such as work preparation, quality assurance, logistics, maintenance; research & development, human resources, IT, purchasing

Product range:
Production of carbide indexable inserts

Production processes:
- Development and production of pressing tools
- Pressing, sintering, grinding, rounding, CVD and PVD coating

Production plants:
- Automatic powder presses, sintering ovens, grinding machines, rounding machines, coating ovens for CVD and PVD coating
Walter AG  
Dottinger Str. 91
72525 Münsingen, Germany