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HELLER was founded in 1894 as a small craftsman’s workshop in Germany. Today a world leading manufacturer with 2,470 employees, the group develops and produces state-of-the-art machine tools and entire production systems for metal-cutting processes. The HELLER product range comprises 4-axis and 5-axis CNC machining centers, CNC mill/turning centers, CNC machines for crankshaft and camshaft machining, flexible manufacturing systems and a modular range of services. HELLER began its operations in the United States in 1982 and has a production facility in Troy, MI. More information can be found at www.heller-us.com.
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, one of the world’s leading automobile manufacturers and the largest carmaker in Europe. It operates a manufacturing plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee and houses the U.S. operations of a worldwide family of distinguished and exciting brands including Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini and Volkswagen, as well as VW Credit, Inc. Founded in 1955, the company’s headquarters are in Herndon, Va., Volkswagen Group of America brings vehicles to the U.S. that marry the science of engineering and the art of styling, with the goal of offering attractive, safe, and eco-conscious automobiles that are competitive and set world standards in their respective classes. The company has approximately 6,000 employees in the United States and sells its vehicles through a 1,000-strong dealer network. More information can be found at www.volkswagengroupofamerica.com.
Carpenter Technology Corporation
Carpenter Technology Corporation is a leading producer and distributor of premium specialty alloys, including titanium alloys, powder metals, stainless steels, alloy steels, and tool steels. Carpenter’s high-performance materials and advanced process solutions are an integral part of critical applications used within the aerospace, transportation, medical and energy markets, among other sectors. Building on its history of innovation, Carpenter’s super-alloy and titanium powder technologies support a range of next-generation products and manufacturing techniques, including additive manufacturing or 3D printing. Information about Carpenter can be found at www.cartech.com.