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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 170,000 units installed worldwide, LNS bar feeders are universally recognized for their exceptional bar guiding technique Hydrobar®.

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    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.

  • CHIP MANAGEMENT systems

    LNS designs and produces conveyors and complete chip disposal systems for all machine types (milling, turning or machining centers) and for the most varied applications.

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    A complete range of conveyors covers all material types and chip shapes. In addition, based on the filtration requirements LNS chip conveyors can be equipped with up to 50 microns filtration systems.

    Until today, over 150,000 chip conveyors were delivered by LNS worldwide.

  • COOLANT management SYSTEMS

    LNS offers a complete range of high pressure coolant systems and tramp oil removal systems that guarantee optimal lubrication allowing a considerable increase of machining speeds.

    Additional benefits are improved surface finish of the parts, increased lifespan of the cutting tools and the machine tool and superior chip management.

  • Make just one stop for all the peripherals you need to optimize your machine tool performance.

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 know-how 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
170,000 bar feeders,
150,000 chip conveyors,
38,000 coolant systems
15,000 air filtration 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 machine tool 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 travelled has led LNS, still privately held today, to an enviable market position worldwide.

Our History

1973

Foundation of LNS Switzerland

1975

Launch of the Hydrobar Technology

1984

Foundation of LNS America

1990

Foundation of LNS France & LNS Italy

1992

Foundation of LNS United Kingdom

2000

Participation in Fedek Machine Co - Bar Feeding Systems

2002

Acquisition of Turbo Systems Inc. - Chip Management Systems

2005

Launch of the Japan Business Development Team

2008

Opening of a new factory in China

2009

Foundation of LNS Turkey

2010

Acquisition of LNS Fox - Air Filtration Systems

2012

Deployment of a laboratory dedicated to innovation

Acquisition of Yoshida Tekko Co, Ltd (Japan)

2015

Foundation of LNS Japan & LNS Germany

2018

Acquisition of Chipblaster, Inc.

LNS Today

The experience gathered since the creation of LNS in 1973 has allowed the group to reach a position of worldwide leader in the field of machine-tool peripherals. Based on this experience in the LNS organization has been further fine-tuned in order to be even closer to the regional markets and to respond even faster to the 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 to acquire new customers. This distribution network is being instantly expanded in order to cover new regions as efficiently as possible.

Based on the principle of sustainability and the knowledge of the customer requirements, LNS is providing its product offing with chip management systems, coolant management systems, air filtration systems and bar feeding systems.


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