cnc tooling

Benz relocates North American HQ to Hickory, N.C.

HICKORY, N.C. — Benz Inc. has relocated its expanded North American headquarters from Charlotte to Hickory, N.C. The company designs and manufactures tooling for the wood, plastics, composites and metalworking industries.Benz Inc.’s new North American headquarters will provide service and the company’s CNC machining heads, quick-change systems and other CNC accessories.

CNC router tooling: 5 considerations

The heart of a CNC router is the tooling - where technology gets down to the business of cutting wood. Best practices for tool mounting and machining were covered in the recent webcast “How to Improve CNC Router Tooling Performance.” Available on-demand at, the webcast features industry experts Mike Serwa, vice president of Vortex Tool, Mark Alster, regional sales manager of Leitz Tooling, and Scott Burton, tech sales manager of Royce//Ayr as they discuss the top considerations.