Cutting tool and tooling systems specialist Sandvik Coromant has signed an agreement to become a premium partner of leading machine tool manufacturer DMG MORI. The deal, which makes Sandvik Coromant the only tooling manufacturer to be named as a DMG MORI Premium Partner, will further strengthen the relationship between the companies on a global scale. Machine shops around the world will benefit from the combined knowledge and experience of the two market leaders.
As a DMG MORI Premium Partner, Sandvik Coromant will work with the machine tool builder on a wide-range of initiatives, including R&D and engineering, open house events, trade show appearances, technical seminars, website collaboration and the DMG MORI Journal. Specifically, the agreement will give users of DMG MORI machines access to the turning, parting and grooving, threading, milling, drilling, boring and reaming tools from Sandvik Coromant, as well as tooling systems and the company's extensive range of knowledge, industry solutions and services.
"This agreement confirms our position as one of our industry's true premium and forward-looking companies," said Klas Forsström, global president of Sandvik Coromant. "As we join forces with a leading machine tool builder, for example, on turnkey projects, we take an active role in advancing technology for the industry."