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24.09.2021|DMG MORI receives development order for digitization of tool manufacturing

DMG MORI and Schaeffler intensify partnership

Bielefeld/Pfronten. Quantum leap in parts manufacturing through digitization: DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT and Schaeffler AG are once again deepening their long-standing business relationship. At the DMG MORI Partner Summit 2021 in Pfronten, DMG MORI received a forward-looking software development order from Schaeffler. Both companies signed a contract for the digitization of tool manufacturing. Together, DMG MORI and Schaeffler want to develop and implement worldwide at Schaeffler a completely new, dynamically integrated manufacturing system.

As a globally active automotive and industrial supplier with a wide range of industrial applications, Schaeffler has already been a significant technology partner of DMG MORI since 2014. Together with up2parts and ISTOS, DMG MORI is developing a fully integrated system for cost-efficient, sustainable manufacturing for Schaeffler in the first step. The basis for this is an AI-based work plan creation, automatically generated work preparation and reconfigurable workflows. The aim of the new collaboration at development level is, for example, to significantly shorten quotation time by up to 80% through optimized processes and systems.

Andreas Schick, COO Production, Supply Chain Management and Purchasing at Schaeffler AG: “I am convinced that our development project will benefit not only both companies, but first of all customers and users. Together, we want to create completely new, digital solutions and redefine the future of the industry.”

Christian Thönes, Chairman of the Executive Board of DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT: “Our cooperation is the perfect fit. With Schaeffler as an important strategic partner, we are setting new standards in the digitization of tool manufacturing. 3D CAD data are the basis for highly automated, digitized processes and thus sustainable manufacturing.”

The Executive Board

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Company Profile // DMG MORI
DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT is a worldwide leading manufacturer of machine tools with sales revenues of more than € 1.8 billion and around 6,700 employees. Together with DMG MORI COMPANY LIMITED, our sales revenues are around € 2.7 billion. Around 12,000 employees work for the “Global One Company”. With 138 sales and service locations – including 15 production plants – we are present worldwide and deliver to more than 100,000 customers from 54 industries in 86 countries.

Our integrated automation and end-to-end digitization solutions enrich the company's core business with turning and milling machines, Advanced Technologies (Ultrasonic, Lasertec) and Additive Manufacturing. Our modular products allow quick, easy and scalable access to digital manufacturing and integrated digitization along the entire process chain – from planning and preparatory work to production and monitoring to service. Our mission: Empower our customers in manufacturing and digitization.

Our technology excellence is bundled within the main sectors of Aerospace and Automotive as well as Semiconductor, Medical, Die & Mold. The partner program DMG MORI Qualified Products (DMQP) allows us to offer perfectly matched peripheral products from a single source. Our customer-focused services covering the entire life cycle of a machine tool include training, repair, maintenance and spare parts service. The online customer portal "my DMG MORI" digitizes all service processes.

Already since May 2020 DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT has an equalized CO2 balance (Company Carbon Footprint). All machines delivered since January 2021 are produced worldwide – along the entire value chain – completely CO2-neutral  (Product Carbon Footprint).

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This press release contains forward-looking statements, which are based on current estimates of the management regarding future developments. Such statements are based on the management's current expectations and specific assumptions. They are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, as well as to the effects of the corona crisis, that could cause the actual circumstances including the results of operations, financial position and net worth of DMG MORI AKTIEN-GESELLSCHAFT to differ materially from or be more negative than those expressly or implicitly assumed or described in these statements. The business activities of DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT are subject to a range of risks and uncertainties, which may likewise render a forward-looking statement, estimate or forecast inaccurate. Should one of these factors of uncertainty or other unforeseeable event occur, or should the assumptions on which these statements are based prove incorrect, the actual results may differ materially from the results expressed, expected, anticipated, intended, planned, aimed at, estimated, projected or implied in these statements. Forward-looking statements must not be understood as a guarantee or assurance of the future developments or events contained therein.

There are two companies using the name “DMG MORI”: DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT with registered office in Bielefeld, Germany, and DMG MORI COMPANY LIMITED with registered office in Nara, Japan. DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT is (indirectly) controlled by DMG MORI COMPANY LIMITED. This release refers exclusively to DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT. If reference is made in this release to “DMG MORI“, this refers exclusively to DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT and its controlled companies within the meaning of Section 17 of the German Stock Corporation Act (Aktiengesetz – AktG). If reference is made to "Global One Company", this refers to the joint activities of DMG MORI COMPANY LIMITED and DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT including all subsidiary companies.