NILES-SIMMONS-HEGENSCHEIDT GmbH: Worldwide Impulses in Machine-Tool-Building

Headquartered in Chemnitz, NILES-SIM­­MONS-HE­­GENSCHEIDT has over 180 years of experience in machine tool manufacturing. The NSH Group produces high-pre­­cision machine tools and realises complete manufacturing lines for renowned customers worldwide. Thanks to a sales and service network with its own organisations in China, India, Mexico, Brazil, France, Australia, South Africa and Russia the NSH Group is a successful market player.

NSH is one of the 35 largest machine tool builders and even ranks as number 10 among German producers . The corporate group’s expertise is shown particularly in providing complete solutions, starting from profitability analysis to tech­­nological consultancy with machine and process simulations to tailor-made designs, service and maintenance pack­­ages, remote diagnostics systems and a variety of other services. The product portfolio includes machine tools for five industry branches: CNC lathes, CNC Turning and Milling Centres, Universal Vertical Milling Centres, flexible production lines, special machinery for the maintenance and manufacturing of rail way wheel sets, axes and wheels. To further complement its offer, the company provides customised technology solutions and the construction of special machinery.


  1. Address

    Zwickauer Straße 355
    09117 Chemnitz
    Tel +49 371 802-0
    Fax +49 371 852-578

  2. Managing partner

    Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hans J. Naumann
    (Chairman & CEO)
    John O. Naumann (President)

  3. Management

    Dr.-Ing. Bernd Martel – COO
    Dipl.-Finanzwirt Jörg Hellmann – CFO

  4. Year of establishment


  5. Employees

    1,315 incl. 80 apprentices

  6. Turnover

    300 million euros (2014)

  7. Turnover

    Europe, Asia, Africa,
    America, Australia