Fritz Studer AG, established in 1912, is a market and technology leader in universal, external and internal cylindrical grinding as well as noncircular grinding. With around 24,000 delivered systems, STUDER has been synonymous with precision, quality and durability for decades.

Know-how and capabilities

The name STUDER stands for hardware, software, system integration and Swiss quality service. With a customized complete solution for each grinding task, the customer also receives our knowledge and know-how about the grinding process. The STUDER logo has been a seal of quality for first-class results for decades. We ensure that The Art of Grinding remains closely linked to our name in the future. STUDER has 110 years of experience in the development and manufacture of precision cylindrical grinding machines.

 Highlights include

  • Expertise and practical experience in high-speed and form grinding
  • Fully automatic grinding systems (including loaders, measuring systems, special clamping systems etc. from many different manufacturers)
  • "Granitan" machine bed – a pioneering role in the manufacture of mineral castings
  • Around 100 staff in research and development for machines, software and user-specific problem solutions
  • Own technology center for tests and grinding trials (also for preliminary clarifications and definition of customer processes and grinding technologies etc.)
  • Worldwide sales network
  • Comprehensive service provider – consultation and service with around 100 staff, active in Switzerland, Germany, France, Italy, Great Britain, Turkey, Japan and China
  • Own training centre for the training of customers and representations on all STUDER products in at least four languages
  • Traditionally proven approach based on a strict quality codex, combined with state-of-the-art methods (ISO 9001, VDA6.4)

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STUDER and the SCHAUDT and MIKROSA brands together represent the cylindrical grinding technology group within UNITED GRINDING Group.


The UNITED GRINDING Group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of precision machines for grinding, eroding, laser, measuring, and combination machining. With around 2,500 employees at more than 20 manufacturing, service, and sales locations, the Group has a customer-oriented and effective organization.

With its brands MÄGERLE, BLOHM, JUNG, STUDER, SCHAUDT, MIKROSA, WALTER, and EWAG as well as competence centers in America and Asia, UNITED GRINDING offers a broad application knowledge, an extensive product portfolio and a complete array of services for surface and profile grinding, cylindrical grinding and tool machining. In addition, a competence center for additive manufacturing is operated under the IRPD brand.

The tradition of the group companies goes back more than one hundred years, during which more than 150,000 machines have been manufactured and delivered worldwide. This longstanding experience and broad technological expertise make the UNITED GRINDING Group a reliable and competent solution provider for complex manufacturing tasks.

The innovative technologies of the companies of the UNITED GRINDING Group have a broad range of applications, from single part to mass production, from small businesses to large corporations, and are used in a wide range of industries. The primary focus is on the automotive and automotive supplier industry, medicine, aerospace, tools, tool and mold making, transport and heavy industry, machine construction, energy and precision mechanics.

Our goal is and remains to make our customers even more successful with our products and services.

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Our history

More than 110 years of experience in cylindrical grinding make us what we are today: a world technology leader in the industry. Learn about the most important milestones and achievements, from the founding up to today.

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Corporate Responsibility

We live our values and principles. We work ethically and assume responsibility. We naturally also comply with all applicable laws and regulations throughout the world.

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