Who is Hardinge?

Hardinge is the leader in providing a wide range of highly reliable turning, milling, grinding and workholding solutions.  We never compromise on product design, so customers can count on Hardinge to help them make the right part to the required specification, every time.  The breadth and depth of our product solutions are unmatched in the industry, enabling us to support a variety of market applications, including aerospace, automotive, medical, energy, construction, agriculture, mold, tool and die, and more.



Our Product Lines

  • Precision, to high-performance, SUPER-PRECISION multi-tasking CNC lathes;
  • Manual knee mills to high-performance vertical and horizontal multi-tasking CNC machining centers;
  • Precision manual to CNC type universal grinding machines for OD, face and ID grinding;
  • Precision manual to CNC-type grinding machines for high-volume OD and ID production CNC grinding;
  • Precision jig grinding and five axis profile grinding; and
  • The world’s largest manufacturer of precision collets, chucks and workholding systems.

Our company mission statement is clear – to design and build “best-in-class,” affordable product solutions for customers whose performance and price requirements are as diverse as they are. From super-precision, high-performance, leading edge technological solutions to our most budget-conscious offerings, our commitment to excellence has brought customers back to Hardinge again and again, for more than 100 years.


Approximately 1,451

2016 Revenue by Geography

North America: 32%
Europe: 31%
China & Others: 37%

2016 Revenue: $292 Million

Global Headquarters

Hardinge Inc.
One Hardinge Drive
Elmira, NY 14902-1507


Charles P. Dougherty
President/Chief Executive Officer


Douglas J. Malone
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer


Randal D. Bahr
Senior Vice President, Corporate Development


Urs Baumgartner
Vice President, Grinding


J. Philip Hunter

Corporate Secretary


Rick O’Leary
Vice President, Chief Human Resource Officer


William B. Sepanik
Vice President, Workholding