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LNS brings over 45 years of proven experience to its role as your One-Stop-Shop for machine tool peripherals that optimize manufacturing performance, productivity, and profitability.

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BAR FEEDING SYSTEMS

With over 190,000 units installed worldwide, LNS bar feeders are universally recognized for their exceptional bar guiding technique Hydrobar®.

In the most varied applications, LNS bar feeders ensure maximum productivity on all types of fixed or sliding headstock lathes. In addition, LNS bar feeders offer record reliability and flexibility and the fastest diameter changeover available today.

A complete product range covers all manufacturing philosophies (short, half and long bars). In order to develop LNS’ leading position, there is a constant search for new technologies and solutions that will allow customers to maximize their productivity.

AIR FILTRATION SYSTEMS

LNS specializes in optimal solutions for the elimination of pollution related to the metal manufacturing environment.

The complete product line is characterized by a proven design and a reliable and efficient mechanical filtration, which acquired a strong reputation in the machine tool industry.

Originally developed for the elimination of mist, aerosols and smoke typical of metal cutting operations, these filters can also be employed in applications like Grinding and Electro Discharge Machines.

CHIP MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

LNS design and produce conveyors and full integrated chip disposal systems for all machine types (milling, turning or machining centres) for the most varied applications.

Our range of conveyors cover all material types and chip shapes. In addition the range can cater for all filtration requirements, up to 50 microns.

To date, LNS has delivered over 165,000 chip conveyors worldwide.

COOLANT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

LNS offer a complete range of high pressure coolant systems and tramp oil removal systems that guarantee optimal lubrication, allowing a considerable increase in machine speeds.

Additional benefits include improved finished parts, an increase in lifespan of cutting tools and machine tools and superior chip management.

WORK HOLDING SYSTEMS

We’ve combined the industry’s best-selling automatic steady rest with LNS America’s unparalleled application experience and mounting design capability. The result is an exceptional value in a complete, automatic work support system. LNS steady rest packages are available in a variety of models from .2″ capacity to the size that fits your largest application.

LNS, known worldwide for innovations in bar feed technology, offers proven products of superior quality to improve turning accuracy and efficiency.

Innovation is in our DNA.

It is no coincidence that LNS established itself in the Jura Arc region. To be near its customers and their technical knowhow was vital. In December 1972, three friends, Mr. Léchot (L), Mr. Neukomm (N) and Mr. Scemama (S), came together with the intention of developing, assembling and distributing mechanical bar loaders for precision-machining used by watch-makers in the Jura region. This idea became reality when manufacturing activities were launched in Orvin in January 1973.

The watch-making crisis of 1974 affected the activities of the business and pushed it in a new direction with the help of a young and ingenious precision-machining technician named Mr. Philippe Scheurer. In 1975, following the contractual acquisition of Mr. Scheurer’s patents, LNS invented the first hydraulic bar feeder, better known as the Hydrobar®.

Worldwide
190,000 bar feeders
165,000 chip conveyors
43,000 coolant systems
19,000 air filtration systems
7,000 work holding systems

This invention was such a resounding success that not only did LNS’ business increase significantly, but the name Hydrobar® has become a generic term still used throughout the machinetool industry today.

Following this milestone, the company shifted its focus towards product development, despite economic pressures. Hence, increasingly innovative and smarter products followed throughout the years, to the great benefit of LNS’ clients. Through innovation and acquisitions, the path traveled has led LNS to an enviable market position worldwide.

Our History

1973

Creation of LNS in Orvin, Switzerland

1975

Launch of the Hydrobar® Technology

1984

Opening of LNS America

1990

Opening of LNS France & LNS Italy

1992

Opening of LNS United Kingdom

2000

Participation in Fedek Machine Co. - bar feeders manufacturer in Taiwan

2002

Acquisition of Turbo Systems Inc. - chip management systems manufacturer in the USA and the UK

2003

Acquisition of Fedek Machine Co.

2005

Launch of the Japan Business Development Team

2008

Opening of a new factory in China

2009

Opening of LNS Turkey

2010

Acquisition of Fox - Italy-based air filtration systems manufacturer

2012

Acquisition of Yoshida - chip management systems manufacturer in Japan

2015

Opening of LNS Japan & LNS Germany

2018

Acquisition of Chipblaster - coolant management systems manufacturer in the USA

2022

Acquisition of LNS by Storskogen Group

LNS Today

The experience gathered since the creation of LNS in 1973 has allowed the group to reach a position of the worldwide leader in the field of machine-tool peripherals. Based on this experience, the LNS organization has been fine-tuned to be closer to the regional markets and respond faster to future evolutions.

The market is managed through a network consisting of sister companies and exclusive agents. This solid distribution network, which has been built over the years, allows LNS to create customer loyalty and acquire new customers. This distribution network is constantly expanding to cover new regions as efficiently as possible.

In 2022, LNS was acquired by the Storskogen Group, a publicly-traded Swedish Group that invests in small and medium-sized businesses. Storskogen, as a collaborative partner, will offer LNS long-term stability and allow us to accelerate our growth to reinforce further our position as the global leader of world-class machine tool peripherals and services.
Based on the principle of sustainability and the knowledge of the customer requirements, LNS will maintain its global headquarters in Switzerland. We will continue to rely on its sister companies worldwide to provide high-quality LNS products & services.

We are the only company delivering all machine-tools peripherals worldwide.

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