MTB Adds HAMAI Hobbing Solutions

MTB Adds HAMAI Hobbing Solutions

For Immediate Release


Hans Grass & G-Technologies Bring HAMAI Hobbing Solutions Distributor Agreement Over to Machine Tool Builders Inc (MTB)

June 2020

Machine Tool Builders Inc. (MTB) of Machesney Park Illinois and Mr. Hans Grass president of G-Technologies have teamed up to formally announce the transfer of G-Technologies North American representation agreement for HAMAI Machines, to Machine Tool Builders Inc.  Following the appointment of Mr. Hans Grass as CEO of Machine Tool Builders Inc., MTB has assumed the exclusive rights as North American distributor of HAMAI’s hobbing solutions line.  

Established in 1921 HAMAI CO., LTD., Tokyo, Japan designs, manufactures, and services state-of-the-art N-series CNC horizontal hobbing machines & a GN150 hob sharpener.  Having built a solid reputation in the small/medium gear manufacturing industries by supplying fine to medium pitch horizontal hobbing machines for nearly 100 years, HAMAI has also earned a solid reputation for their high accuracy, impeccable quality, and highly productive machine tools.

This was an ideal fit for Machine Tool Builders Inc. who was looking to expand their new product offerings and thrilled that Hans Grass and G-technologies allowed them to take on the rights to this line.  The transfer of this agreement appoints Machine Tool Builders (MTB) as the exclusive sales, marketing, and support arm for all HAMAI’s Gear Hobbing solutions in North America.

When Hans Grass was appointed CEO of Machine Tool Builders Inc. (MTB) he brought with him more than 40 years of expertise in the machine tool industry, his company G-technologies also held an exclusive representation agreement for North America representing HAMAI.

  “We are delighted to bring the Hamai line to MTB and offer comprehensive gear manufacturing solutions to our customers” notes Hans Grass, President of G-Technologies and CEO of Machine Tool Builders Inc. “MTB’s representation agreement with Hamai is a perfect fit, this partnership will allow us to further improve our rapidly growing position in the market by offering high-value products and services that meet our customer’s ever changing needs”

MTB issued a statement saying “We thank Hans Grass and G-technologies for laying the groundwork of HAMAI’s presence in North America, this provides our customers with another world-class product backed by the MTB name.    

MTB is a leading machine tool solutions provider specializing in world-class gear cutting and grinding technologies, sales and support, machine rebuilding, repair and recontrol services customized to the customer’s needs.  

Machine Tool Builders will serve as HAMAI’s exclusive representative in North America. For more information on the HAMAI line or any of their other products they can be reached at (815) 636-7502  or


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