BENZ Inc. has relocated its expanded North American headquarters from Charlotte to Hickory, N.C. The company is a technological leader in the design and manufacture of cutting-edge tooling for the wood, plastics, composites and metalworking industries.
“In addition to expanding our overall operation, the new 10,000-square-foot facility will allow for greater inventory, resulting in quicker delivery times to the United States, Canada and Mexico,” said Klaudia Sanders, BENZ Inc.’s vice president of finance and operations. “Personnel will be increased in our service department, and we have added advanced diagnostic and testing equipment. This will allow us to provide faster service, better support and shorter turnaround times for repairs and refurbishments.
“BENZ Inc.’s new North American headquarters in Hickory will provide service, as well as reliable BENZ CNC machining heads, quick-change systems and other innovative CNC accessories,” Sanders added.
BENZ is celebrating 70 years in business this year. The company manufactures precision tooling in Germany and offers sales and support for North America through its BENZ Inc. subsidiary, now located at 1095 Sixth St. Court SE, Hickory, N.C. 28602.
BENZ Inc. is a subsidiary of BENZ GmbH Werkzeugsysteme, one of the leading system partners in the metalworking, woodworking and composites industries with more than 30 years of experience in developing and producing CNC machine tool accessories. Officials credit a combination of modern management and advanced, innovative engineering with transforming this traditional, 250-employee tooling company into a world leader. Products include static and live tools and exchangeable units such as angle heads, multi-spindle heads, modular quick-change systems and large drilling heads.