With its comprehensive range of machinery, the VOLLMER Group which has sites in Germany, Austria, Great Britain, France, Italy, Poland, Spain, Sweden, the USA, Brazil, Japan, China, South Korea, India and Russia enjoys global success as a tool machining specialist in terms of both production and service. The technological leader's range of products contains the most advanced grinding, eroding and machine tools for rotary tools, circular saws and band saws in the wood- and metalworking industries. In offering this, VOLLMER relies heavily on tradition and the company's strengths: Local branches, quick decisions and rapid action by a family-run company. The VOLLMER Group currently employs approximately 700 workers worldwide, with around 500 of these at the main headquarters in Biberach alone, including more than 50 trainees. The company invests around eight to ten per cent of its turnover in the research and development .