Production of carbide indexable inserts

Walter Münsingen

​Since 2006: Production of first carbide blanks for indexable inserts
2006: €10 million investment in environmentally friendly technologies (insulation, heat recovery, CO2 reduction, etc.)
2007: First complete production of indexable inserts to finished product
2013: New buildings, machines and technologies: Pressing, grinding and coating, as well as new reception building
2015/16: Large investment in automation (including the latest systems for surface finishing)
Today: 15,000 m² production area; largest local employer with around 550 employees

Product range:
Complete production of carbide indexable inserts

Production processes:
Pressing (incl. development and production of pressing tools/press die construction), sintering, hand moulding, PVD and CVD coating, grinding

Production systems:
Sintering ovens, presses, rounding, drilling and water jet systems, grinding machines –> high level of automation (including driverless transport system for powder supply, assembly and disassembly robots, PVD and CVD systems)

Walter AG
Dottinger Str. 91
72525 Münsingen Germany