Thielenhaus Microfinish | Marktführender Anbieter maßgeschneiderter Microfinish / Superfinish Lösungen für große, mittlere und kleine Unternehmen

20.01.2017 | ENTER THE FOURTH-GENERATION

Numerous examples of technical brilliance from the automotive, anti-friction bearing, aviation, aerospace and medical engineering industries would have been inconceivable had it not been for Ernst Thielenhaus, the son of the company’s founder, who was developing an advanced method for surface finishing and had filed numerous patents back in the 1950s.

With the development and continual improvement of the Microfinish process, Thielenhaus Technologies GmbH – a family company founded in 1909 and based in Wuppertal – has surpassed the competition to become the global leader in precision machine tools for surface precision machining. Even today, the company is owner-managed, and it is perhaps because of this that, in spite of numerous successes and growth, the company has never lost its familiar atmosphere.

Maya Thielenhaus is the fourth generation of her family to enter into the business, and has been with the company since 1 November. For the three years prior to her appointment, Ms. Thielenhaus was employed as a project manager at a renowned consultancy firm. Before this she was employed in Montevideo (Uruguay) as a business analyst at one of the largest providers of shipping, port and logistics services in South America. Her key tasks here were the analysis and optimisation of company-internal work flows and process development.

During her studies at Maastricht University (Netherlands), Ms. Thielenhaus completed her Masters in “Strategy & Innovation” in 2012, and prior to that received her Bachelor in “International Business Economics”. In the course of this professional training she also completed an international semester at the Queens University in Kingston (Canada).

In her role as project manager, Maya Thielenhaus oversees the initiation and implementation of company-internal projects such as “Digitalisation” and “Industry 4.0”, and is now actively involved in shaping the future of a company steeped in tradition.

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Welcome to Thielenhaus Microfinish, the leading global provider of tailored and intelligent MICROFINISH / SUPERFINISH solutions for large-scale, medium-sized or small businesses.


Our product portfolio comprises machine tools, tape- and stone-finish attachment devices, tools, processes and technologies for the Microfinish / Superfinish precision machining of different work pieces and surfaces. Microfinish is also known as Superfinish, Finishing or Short Stroke Honing.

More information on Thielenhaus Microfinish can be found in our company profile.

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26.01.2018 | Thielenhaus Technologies: An excellent "hidden champion"

Once again, Thielenhaus Technologies was included in the list of "hidden champions" of the renowned Wirtschaftswoche.

Those who want to secure a place in the world market leader index, which is created by the renowned University of St. Gallen, must meet strict criteria:

✓ Companies must have the highest or second highest market share in their segment
✓ Your annual turnover must exceed 50 million euros
✓ Of which companies must generate at least half abroad
✓ In addition, world market leaders must be active on at least three continents

If you also want to work for a hidden champion, you should apply quickly in our career area.

20.01.2017 | ENTER THE FOURTH-GENERATION

Numerous examples of technical brilliance from the automotive, anti-friction bearing, aviation, aerospace and medical engineering industries would have been inconceivable had it not been for Ernst Thielenhaus, the son of the company’s founder, who was developing an advanced method for surface finishing and had filed numerous patents back in the 1950s.

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19.01.2017 | THIELENHAUS MICROFINISH WITH A NEW WEBSITE

Today sees the release of www.thielenhaus.com in a brand-new, modern look. The site navigation is particularly well structured, and is broken down according to our machine platforms. 

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