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Welcome to the news page of the NILES-SIMMONS-HEGENSCHEIDT Group. Here we inform you about all news concerning the holding company and its subsidiaries. Starting with participations at trade fairs and events, technological news and highlights up to success stories of customers. Have fun discovering.

Donations for the Congo - Hujambo Habari

Today we would like to use our website to report on a project close to the heart of our employee Jörg Lehmann (Head of Assembly).

Most recently, in March 2024, Jörg was repeatedly on the road in the…


GrindingHub 2024

The GrindingHub 2024 exhibition is approaching and we can't wait to meet our valued customers and partners in person. It will be a great opportunity to discuss innovative projects, materials, parts…


Visit of the VDMA

Yesterday, we welcomed the members of VDMA Ost to our Chemnitz site NILES-SIMMONS full of joyful expectations.


MACH 2024 in Birmingham

Only 2 weeks to go till the next big event in our calenders - MACH 2024 exhibition is coming up and we are more than excited to meet our customers and partners personally and chat about new projects,…


RASOMA - Machining of connecting rods

Further development of the RASOMA product series - end machining center

- Single-sided machining module instead of double-sided

- Integration of an NC rotary table to accommodate the hydraulic…


We wish you a happy new year!

We would like to thank all our customers, suppliers and partners for a great year 2023 and wish you all a happy new year and a good start in 2024!



Hujambo Habari - Sewing machines for the Congo

130 sewing machines, endless tools, school supplies and medicine will soon make their journey to the DR Congo.



Complete machining of piston rods

For our valued and long-standing customer Liebherr Components, we have developed and manufactured an N30MC turn mill machining center for the complete machining of piston rods.


EMO Hannover 2023 - Thank you for visiting!

From 18.09.23 to 23.09.23 the EMO trade fair took place again in Hannover. Besides a machining center of the brand NILES-SIMMONS and a vertical turning center of the brand RASOMA, we presented our new…


We proudly present: ironMind - Know your Machine

- inhouse developed software and service tool

- monitor your machine(s)

- clear and concise presentation of all data


Chemnitz - Simply. Moving. Faster.

On the occasion of the award "Capital of Culture 2025", the city of Chemnitz has compiled an image brochure with a selection of the industries and companies located here. Under the title "Mechanical…


EUROPEAN PEACE RIDE 2023: the NSH Group is part of it!

NSH participates as sponsor and active member in the EUROPEAN PEACE RIDE 2023

On September 08, the European Peace Ride will start for the third time. The NSH Group is participating for the first time…


Stanray® Underfloor Wheel Truing Machine in use

The Stanray® TN-84C underfloor wheel truing machine from our subsidiary NSH USA is being used in the new Lifecycle

Overhaul and Upgrade (LOU) Facility.


Exciting times

Exciting times.

While some are on their well-deserved vacation, others are already in full preparation for the next events.


Our calendars for August, but especially for September, are already…


European Mountain Summit - 6 countries, 1,500 km, once across the Alps

Pure adventure

Our colleague Erik Brauer was on the road with friends on the steepest road trip in Europe the last few days: the European Mountain Summit.


Behind the scenes - Turn-Mill machining center retrofit project

Behind the scenes

We give you a short insight into a retrofit project of a turn-mill machining center at the Chemnitz site. Here, a machine is being made fit again after 20 years of use. A successful…


We are on Instagram

We are on Instagram - We take you behind the scenes of our Group, the machines, the service and the people behind them.

Follow us @nshgroup and don't miss the upcoming photos and videos.


Girls power in machine tool manufacturing

It's that time again: on 27.04.23 the annual Girls'Day, or Girls' Future Day, takes place!


Visit us at Railtex in Birmingham

Finally it's that time again: Railtex in Birmingham opens its doors from 09.05 - 11.05.23. Of course we will be there and are looking forward to meeting you!



New turn-mill machining center N40MC for Daimler Truck

And Action!

We proudly present our new Video about the newly developed NILES-SIMMONS turning-milling machining center N40 MC for the machining of rear axle housings for our customer Daimler Truck in…


Newly developed technologies for polygon shapes, shaft polygons and gripper grooves

Polygon turning is an efficient turning process for producing non-circular geometric shapes on shaft ends. Characteristic of polygon turning is the setting of a speed ratio between the tool and the…


Visit us at the INTEC in Leipzig

Finally, the time has come again: the INTEC in Leipzig opens its doors from 07.03 - 10.03.23. Of course we will be there with our three brands NILES-SIMMONS, RASOMA and WEMA-GLAUCHAU as well as…



Here you can see the TOTAL WHEELSET MANAGEMENT thumbnail

Increasing operational requirements and legal framework conditions demand secure and seamless monitoring of fleets and efficient maintenance planning. The TWM-Total Wheelset Management software…


And Action! WEMA-GLAUCHAU: External Grinding Machine WOTAN® S6A

Here you can see a WOTAN S6A thumbnail

Today we present together with the film team of our video partner Video Vision the new WOTAN S6A external grinding machine of our brand WEMA-GLAUCHAU. The WOTAN S6A was newly developed in Glauchau and…


Fully automated complete machining of turbine and special shafts – NILES-SIMMONS develops the new »CENTER AXIS ALIGNMENT« process

Here you can see the Center Axis Alignment

In highly technical, innovative, and sensitive industrial sectors such as the aerospace industry or the defense and energy sectors, the demands on the production of complex components and the…


Usecase SHB - Highly customized workpieces for crane and hoist equipment

Here you can see the machine insertion of the N40MC for SHB

They are the specialists when it comes to heavy loads. The globally operating company SHB Hebezeugbau GmbH (Saalfeld, Germany) manufactures process cranes with lifting capacities of up to 250 tons for…


Efficient Machining of Stator Housings for E‑Mobility

When a machine tool manufacturer and a tool manufacturer known for boring and fine boring tools get together for a joint project, extraordinary results are guaranteed. NILES-SIMMONS and MAPAL have…


Substitution of grinding processes in crankshaft machining – NILES-SIMMONS brand of the NSH Group introduces new technology hard milling

Here you can see the technology Hard Milling

In today’s market place, the most important driving forces in the field of automotive industry are sustainability, resource conservation and economic efficiency. These trends do not only drive the…


»Customers for life – clear goal is to become a service-oriented company«

Here you can see Mr. Lutz Leonhardt

Interview with Lutz Leonhardt, new Head of Logistics, Assembly and Service for our Brand NILES-SIMMONS.


And Action! Stanray M-Series Wheel Truing Machines in 3D

Here you can see a picture of Stanray

Recently, a 3D animation showcasing Stanray M-Series Wheel Truing Machines and Stanray's robust milling machining technology has been added to the YouTube channel of our subsidiary NSH USA.


And Action! – We proudly present: The new NILES-SIMMONS Success-Story about the customer GEA Westfalia

Picture of GEA Westfalia Sucess Story

Together with the film team of our video partner Video Vision, we had the pleasure of looking behind the scenes on what is happening at the GEA Westfalia Seperator Group at the company location in…


And Action! – We proudly present: The new HEGENSCHEIDT-MFD Success-Story about the customer Verkehrsbetriebe Potsdam

 Here you can see an image picture of Potsdam transport company

Our documentary about the successful customer relationship and the jointly realized project with our customer ViP Verkehrsbetrieb Potsdam GmbH is now online.

At the beginning of the year, we had the…


Reprofiling: Underfloor machining of wheelsets by NSH subsidiary HEGENSCHEIDT-MFD

Here you can see the U2000-400

We were guests at the Karlsruher Verkehrsbetriebe. As a customer of our subsidiary HEGENSCHEIDT-MFD, they use the U2000-400 underfloor machine for wheelset machining. The modern underfloor wheelset…


And Action! – We proudly present … The new NILES-Success-Story about our customer OTTO FUCHS

Here you can see an image picture

Our new video documentary about our successful customer relationship and the latest jointly realized project with our customer OTTO FUCHS KG is finally online.


Complete manufacturing of complex components: NILES-SIMMONS machine concept “Closed-Door Machining“

Here you can see a turn-mill center N30MC

NILES-SIMMONS developed the machining concept ““Closed-Door Machining to meet the ever-increasing requirements concerning the manufacturing of complex, high-precision parts and components initially…


Our leading fairs in September

Here you can see the booth at Innotrans

After a long break, our two leading fairs are taking place again this year: AMB in Stuttgart and InnoTrans in Berlin. Together with our subsidiary, we will present our portfolio and numerous…