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Download the latest issue of HerkulesNews, our customer magazine, in PDF format. It informs you about company news current topics.

Issue 2018 // 02


  • Herkules – world leader in roll machining for aluminum manufacturers
  • Interview with Jörg Naumann, Sales President of Herkules: Maximum output in the rolling mill with perfectly ground rolls
  • Service: Record installation with follow-up order
  • Quality management: Ultrasonic inspection system for thyssenkrupp Hohenlimburg
  • VOL-Stahl Group of Companies invests in fifth P 300
  • P 800 Power – turning lathe for XXL machining tasks
  • Herkules: Investments in our own facilities
  • Major order: Herkules delivers complete roll shop for Mexican rolling mill
  • Notch milling and groove grinding machines for the Italian market

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Issue 2018 // 01


  • The Sideshift Method: A leap forward in roll surface texturing
  • Obituary for Sam Kube: President of the HerkulesGroup companies in the USA
  • 40 machine tools for Nucor: Steel giant invests in Herkules machine tools
  • DMI expands capacity: Production for the Asian market moves from China to India
  • Modernization: 33-year-old machine now grinds rolls in chocks

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Issue 2017 // 01


  • Grinding heavy-duty rolls on foundation-free machines
  • Monolith™ machines for the entire roll spectrum – Perfect grinding results in the XXL range
  • Monolith™ technology for demanding rolls: Perfect surfaces for aluminum strip
  • Roll grinders number 8 and 9 for Rizhao Steel
  • Herkules MACHtechnology: saving 50% machining time
  • Modernization after 35 years of service
  • 100 hydrostatic steady rest pads from the 3D printer
  • Hydro Aluminium’s story of success continues
  • Production relocated within Asia – service in China expanded
  • Graffiti campaign at the Herkules Arena

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Issue 2016 // 01


  • New roll grinder control: KP 10 with touch panel
  • Texturing technology stands the test – Successful factory acceptance at Severstal
  • Indian production facility expands competences – DMI builds first lathe P 300
  • Chatter mark analysis – Solution for excellent grinding results

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Issue 2015 // 01


  • Performance and quality on a higher level: P 500 Power
  • Major greenfield project in the USA – An ambitious project profits from Herkules expertise
  • Hydro Aluminium relies on Herkules – Top quality guaranteed
  • WS 450 for endless strip mill – Precision, non-stop
  • HerkulesGroup integrates SBA – Additional know-how

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Issue 2013 // 02


  • Technology highlights at the Open House in the USA
  • Lenape Heights Golf Resort – Comfort and breathtaking views
  • 39 x precision and reliability – TISCO opts for Herkules machines
  • Roll Shop for KUMZ – The complete solution from one source
  • In-house manufacturing – Monolith™ beds at Herkules Meuselwitz

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Issue 2013 // 01


  • A giant leap for roll grinding technology CBN Technology – Academy at Herkules
  • Machining in the roll shop – Homogeneous surfaces without defects
  • Herkules machine concept – The highest damping and ultrafast controls
  • MACH ROTEC wheel bodies – Maximum damping at maximum speed
  • Åkers rolls – Forged HSS rolls for cold rolling mills

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Issue 2012 // 02


  • Better quality, more innovation – Detecting flaws before defects occur
  • Reliable localization of defects near the surface – Preventing downtimes
  • New technology for old machinery – Efficiency with tailor-made packages
  • The best of Herkules – Roll grinder for Krasnokamsker Papierfabrik Goznak

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