Advised on Sale of Company



Manufacturer and turnkey solution provider of high precision, multifunctional turning machines Germany

has been acquired by

Hardinge, Inc.

Manufacturer of high precision machine tools United States of America

IMAP advises the shareholders of WEISSER Group on the sale to Hardinge Inc.

IMAP advised J.G WEISSER SÖHNE GmbH & Co. KG, a leading manufacturer of multifunctional precision lathes and turning centers, on the acquisition by the American company Hardinge Inc. With this acquisition, Hardinge expands its turning, milling and grinding machines with an attractive portfolio of products and technologies.

J.G WEISSER SÖHNE GmbH & Co. KG, St. Georgen, Germany 

WEISSER is regarded as a technologically leading global manufacturer of multifunctional precision turning machines and turning centers. With around 400 employees, the company develops and manufactures high-quality machine tools at its site in St. Georgen (Black Forest) and provides tailor-made, process-optimized system solutions with a focus on technology integration and the goal of complete machining in a single set-up.

Hardinge Inc., Elmira, United States 

Hardinge is a leading provider of advanced, high precision metal-cutting machine tool solutions, aftermarket tooling and accessories. With over 125 years of experience, the company has been on the forefront of innovation with a full spectrum of CNC turning, milling and grinding machines as well as workholding products and accessories , providing customers and partners in over 65 countries worldwide with solutions for the most demanding manufacturing requirements.


The IMAP team exclusively advised the shareholders of WEISSER during a structured, competitive M&A process and supported them in negotiating and successfully completing the transaction.