Kellenberger®10 Checks All the Boxes for Philips Machining Company

Michigan based Company Credits Enhanced Business due to Hardinge’s Universal CNC Grinding Machine


ELMIRA, NY (May 16, 2022) – Hardinge Inc.’s Kellenberger® 10 (K10) machine has increased Philips Machining Company’s ability to meet its customers’ needs. The Coopersville, Michigan company purchased the K10 machine from Hardinge because of the universal CNC grinding machine’s quality, ease of programming, and Hardinge’s customer support.


Among the services Philips Machining Company provides its customers include CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machining, CNC Lathe, and Wire EDM (Electrical Discharge Machining). Philips Machining can both supply material or machine materials, such as tool steel, aluminum, stainless steel, plastics, and other resources supplied by the customer.


One of the top benefits for the K10 is how the machine can be customized for a wide range of options. For Randy Mosher, Philips Machining Company’s General Manager, the K10 allows his company to provide a complete service for his customers. “We are now able to take on complete detail packages, instead of not quoting on the grinding portions.”


According to Robert Klee, Sr. Account Manager for Hardinge, Inc.,  the K10 machine fits like a glove for Philips Machining Company’s needs. “Philips was looking at adding grinding to its current list of skills,” said Klee. “The K10 provided Philips with a huge benefit because with its universal wheelhead capabilities, the K10 enables Philips to complete many more projects in-house.”


Among some of the other key benefits associated with the K10 universal cylindrical grinding machine include :

  • High availability,
  • Process safety,
  • Reliability,
  • Productivity flexibility, and
  • Easy retooling

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“The K10 provides high precision accuracy where the customer can program the machine’s software from the beginning to the most advanced aspects of grinding ,” added Klee.


As for Philips Machining Company, Mosher said his company considered those factors and others during the decision making process to purchase the K10. “We looked at the quality of the machine, ease of programming, application support, and preventative maintenance and cost,” said Mosher. “That’s what sold us on the Hardinge K10 grinder.”


For any business seeking an energy-efficient grinding machine, ideal for employees with all levels of experience, Mosher highly recommends contacting the team from Hardinge. “They all have been very helpful to us from the purchase to making our first part,” explained Mosher.


About Hardinge, Inc.

Hardinge Inc. is a leading international provider of advanced metal-cutting solutions. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Hardinge Inc. offers a full spectrum of highly reliable CNC turning, milling, and grinding machines as well as technologically advanced workholding and machine tool accessories. The Hardinge Group has developed a strong global presence with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, and Asia.


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