American Hofmann Corporation
American Hofmann Corporation is a design and production facility of balancing machines in Lynchburg, VA USA. American Hofmann balancing machines cover a wide range of sizes & applications -- from simple bench-top models to fully automatic, multi-station measuring & correction systems, & portable field balancers. American Hofmann serves the automotive, electric motor, turbocharger, gas turbine, airline, digital media, pump, oil and gas, medical, textile, nuclear, military, & environmental industries, among others. Standard balancing machines include vertical, side-spindle, and horizontal balancers for rotor diameters from 0.3 mm to greater than 4 meters, & weights from 50 mg to 40 tons. We specialize in custom balancing machines designed for unique applications. Balancing services include contract balancing, balancing machine upgrades & retrofits, rotor analysis, training, & financing.
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- Business Type:
- Industry Type:
- Manufacturing, Other
- Market Focus:
- Globally (various continents)
- Year Founded:
- 10,000,000 - 100,000,000 €
This company also provides solutions for other industrial applications.
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Together with its sales and service offices in Great Britain, Spain, France, Brazil and the People’s Republic of China, the two Hofmann facilities in Germany and the USA form a global network that offers the highest level of product and service quality.
The challenges regarding the smooth operation of rotary machines are growing constantly. Machines are becoming ever more complex which makes their maintenance and servicing even more demanding. This goes along with increased time and cost restraints. Intelligent Balancing Solutions are Hofmann’s appropriate response to rapidly changing requirements. With our machine concepts that are optimally adjusted to the most varied conditions, we enhance our customers’ success. We develop perfect solutions for rotors from one gram to over 100 tons and for manually operated machines to fully automatic equipment and systems.
Today, the name of Hofmann stands for customized balancing technology. It is a combination of knowledge, experience, innovative power and tradition that represents Hofmann’s success. As competence leader in measuring and balancing technology, we conduct research for the future, shape the market and convince with performance, inventiveness and sustainable concepts.
The two production facilities – Hofmann Mess- und Auswuchttechnik GmbH & Co. KG in Germany and American Hofmann Corp. in the USA – are the pillars of the Hofmann Group which is headquartered in Pfungstadt, Germany. Both facilities accommodate units for sales, customer service, design, development, installation and final testing of manual and automatic balancing machines, high-speed balancing installations, active balancing systems and portable devices. Each facility has its own focuses regarding product development and markets.
Together with its subsidiaries, the production facilities form an efficient sales and customer service network that responds flexibly and fast to our customers’ requirements. The Hofmann sales teams consist of experienced technology experts who understand the customers’ balancing needs and are able to offer optimum solutions. The same applies to Hofmann’s customer service. No matter where balancing expertise is accessed, experienced balancing experts will accompany our customers at each production facility or subsidiary.
Hofmann’s center of operations is in Pfungstadt. Our highly productive development and assembly plant is situated in the heart of the Rhine-Main area with an excellent infrastructure connection.
Hofmann’s business activities in North America are controlled from its production site in Lynchburg, Virginia. Here, a competent and experienced sales and service team support customers in the Americas, Asia and Oceania.
In addition to Hofmann’s two production facilities, the Group includes sales and service offices in Great Britain, Spain, France, Brazil, Mexico and the People’s Republic of China.
Whether it is the crankshaft of a combustion engine, the rotor of an aircraft engine or the disk drive of a PC: Perfectly balanced rotors are crucial for safe and fault-free operation. Less vibration and less unbalance mean higher availability!
Hofmann offers the skills and capabilities that you need to achieve your goals:
- We have the know-how to measure and evaluate even the smallest vibrations.
- We have a many years’ experience in the automation of balancing and correction processes.
- We offer a broad product range which is the basis for developing customized individual solutions
It is our focus to continuously improve. We achieve this by consistently investing in development activities: Approximately 15% of our employees work in research and development. This is the hotbed for new ideas to provide new and even better products. At the same time, we are open for competent input from outside, e.g. via the cooperation with young scientists at technical universities.
Our firmly set goal is to offer you even more powerful balancing solutions. No matter what the requirements are that you have to meet in the field of balancing technology: We will find a convincing, efficient solution for you.Hofmann’s Services at a Glance
- Development, production and assembly of universal balancing machines, complex balancing systems for high-volume production as well as high-speed balancing and over-speed testing installations
- Active, automatic balancing systems
- Vibration measuring instruments, field balancing devices, grinding wheel balancing devices
- Vibration monitoring and sensors
- Contract balancing and field balancing
- Comprehensive consulting and support services