LIGNA 2019, 27 - 31 May


The driving force.

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Exhibition stand
Hall 12, Stand D72
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Grotefeld GmbH

Eugen-Gerstenmaier-Str. 1
32339 Espelkamp
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Fax: +49 5772 8073


Mr. Carsten Clauder
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Phone: +49 5772 8071
Fax: +49 5772 8073

Company profile

Sawing, drilling, milling and tracing we can offer you competence, know-how, quality and service - all from a single source.

Direct contact with leading machine manufacturers and end-users throughout the world has made us a recognized specialist and partner for trade and industry. Cutting is our job - for wood, plastics and aluminium. For several decades, we have designed, developed and built machining units for machines and CNC machining centres to the highest standards.

GROTEFELD units stand for top quality, precision and durability. They offer good value for money, making their use most appropriate. GROTEFELD can supply the right unit - functional, fully matured and without compromises - for every machining job.

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drilling units - drilling spindles - driving units - multi spindle drilling gears sawing units - milling units - milling spindles for the woodworking, plastics processing and aluminium processing industries and for the trades We deliver reliable, high quality solutions. We look forward to work more

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CNC-aggregates W01 angular sawing heads The angular sawing head series W01 have one machining spindle. The receptacle is a sawing- or nut milling receptacle. The spindle turning direction of the receptacle is opposite to the drive turning direction. The drive speed is transmitted in a ratio of more

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drilling gears with preadapted spindles DBE1 drilling spindle units The drilling spindle unit series DBE1 are designed for the use in CNC machines and have been proved for many years in practical use. The units are driven by wheels; all the spindles are turning right. Therefore, these units are more

Exhibitor press release

19.05.2017 [D]

Dust-free drilling of wood and plastics

These developments bear testimony to the leading position of the Espelkamp-based expert in the field of power units and top-class supplier when it comes to the innovation of high-precision, sophisticated machining units. The engineering company presented a new air drilling unit with air feed-throughs and fixed spindles spaced from 30 mm apart at the last Ligna show, and has constantly enhanced this unit for a variety of applications, as the samples will demonstrate in impressive fashion at the company ... read more

19.05.2017 [D]

DBE 04: the drilling unit for furniture production, which runs and runs

The complex drilling unit DBE 04 with many different versions particularly stands out in this connection, since the life-cycle costs are virtually zero after the initial acquisition costs. The unit is robust and reliable, while delivering top-class quality and, above all: it is maintenance free over long periods of time. The DBE 04 drilling unit is used successfully in leading companies operating in the furniture industry. When it comes to the drilling of cabinet fronts and carcasses, the kitchen furni... read more

23.02.2017 [D]

Brand leader for aggregate technology with highest quality

The components and assemblies developed and built to customer specifications are in demand all over the world in the woodworking and plastics processing industry and skilled trades and in the automotive and aviation industry, the food industry or in musical instrument making. The company was founded by Günter Grotefeld in 1960 as a sub-contractor for turning orders, which he turned into a manufacturer of special-purpose machines just a few years later. The machining components, which had originally bee... read more

23.02.2017 [D]

Grotefeld: Non-wood applications as a growth engine

The company constantly applies itself to developing new applications in terms of materials – from plastics and metal to mineral-based construction materials through to composites or biopolymers. Grotefeld will once again be setting important milestones with its innovative developments at the leading international fair “Ligna 2017” held in Hanover from 22 to 26 May. The company, which is based in northern part of Germany, has fully embraced this year’s motto of the fair “Processing of Plastics and Compo... read more

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