brand eins: so that all fingers stay on

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The renowned German business magazine “brand eins” visited us in Minden and talked to our colleague Karl-Friedrich Schröder, Head of Research and Development, about our HAND GUARD sliding table saw with safety assistance system.

“According to statistics from the German Statutory Accident Insurance, six accidents occur on table and sliding table saws in this country every day – almost always involving the hands. The numbers could drop and many people could keep their fingers if HAND GUARD, a protection system developed by Karl-Friedrich Schröder with colleagues from the Westphalian Altendorf Group, becomes established.”

(Source: brand eins 02/23)


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About the Altendorf Group

The Altendorf Group is the world market leader for the manufacture of premium sliding table saws and is one of the hidden champions of the German SME sector. The company was founded in 1906 and has a strong brand recognition worldwide. Its most successful product is the F 45 sliding table saw, also known as “The Altendorf”. It is internationally synonymous with the sliding table saw product category. The latest innovation is HAND GUARD. A globally unique early detection system with two cameras that protects man, machine and material. Since 2018, the Hebrock company with its high-quality Hebrock edgebanders has been part of the Altendorf Group. With subsidiaries in Australia, China, India and the USA, it employs more than 360 people worldwide.

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