Committed to Progress.

ELB-Schliff Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH and aba Grinding Technologies GmbH now operate under one common umbrella, AUTANIA GRINDING TECHNOLOGIES.

This network of technological competency and a rich heritage of tradition provide the strengths necessary to provide the continually evolving market with grinding solutions.

Elb-Schliff and aba Grinding Technologies are both members of AUTANIA AG, a group of machine tool manufacturers with technology oriented solutions for complete multifunctional processing of complex components, surface and profile grinding and metal forming technologies. Annual turnover of approximately 245 million Euros (2011);

AUTANIA AG belongs to the Dr. Helmut Rothenberger group of companies. The group includes 82 corporations in total which realize more than 600 million Euros in external sales in 30 countries with a workforce of over 3000 employees.

The group of companies is active in four distinct business segments:

  • Tool and environmental engineering under the management of ROTHENBURGER AG, Kelkheim
  • Machine tools under the management of AUTANTIA AG, Kelkheim
  • Real Estate activities under the management of REAL AG, Kelkheim
  • "Trade Activities" in particular a substantial interest in the listed "NORDWEST Handel AG", Hagen, handles a trade volume of approximately 1.7 billion Euros.