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Founded in 1920 by Richard Glimpel and dedicated to craftsmanship, innovation and quality, Emuge has grown continuously since it invented the spiral point tap in 1921.

Numerous innovations and patents have been credited to Emuge over the past 90+ years and that innovative spirit continues. By maintaining the strictest material quality standards, operating the most advanced grinding equipment, holding the tightest manufacturing tolerances, and continually investing in research & new product development, Emuge is the benchmark by which all others aspire to.

Emuge Franken

50 Countries and Over 1,600 Employees

Emuge is a precision cutting tool manufacturer headquartered in Lauf, Germany operating 9 production facilities and maintaining sales organizations in more than 50 countries. Emuge also owns the Franken milling company which produces high quality milling products under the Emuge-Franken name.

With over 1,600 employees worldwide, Emuge designs and manufactures premium metalworking tools and clamping devices to support a wide variety of manufacturing industries no matter where
they reside.

Emuge North America

High Performance Tools

Emuge USA was established in 1984 to better service the North American market with localized inven- tory and technical support. With over 100,000 different stocked standard taps, thread mills, drills, end mills, tool holders and work piece clamping devices, Emuge offers standard products that are custom made items for others. In 2006, Emuge had out grown its original location and moved into a new state- of-the-art facility in West Boylston, Massachusetts. The new facility houses Emuge’s Technology Center where Emuge skilled engineers host training seminars and help solve customer machining issues. In 2015, Emuge started manufacturing products in the USA with the opening of a reconditioning center for Emuge cutting tools and we are proud to be a part of a re-vitalized manufacturing sector in New Eng- land.

As we continue to grow, we never lose sight of what has made Emuge successful: craftsmanship, innovation and quality.
We invite you to explore our website to learn more about Emuge products and services.