Language selection
Home > Company > The CERATIZIT Group > Subsidiaries



Our affiliated companies at a glance

The CERATIZIT Group brings together global expert knowledge of advanced carbide solutions. With our subsidiaries and joint ventures we guarantee a prompt service and the availability of innovative carbide products for all key markets.


The WNT Group is a sales organisation supplying precision cutting tools to the metal cutting industry and has been part of the CERATIZIT Group since 1987.

WNT operates in 19 sales regions and has over 500 employees at its 14 sales offices. The headquarters are located in Kempten, Germany. With over 55,000 products available, WNT has the biggest product portfolio in the industry.

Discover more about WNT at

To the WNT online shop

Günther Wirth (GW)

The solid carbide tool manufacturer Günther Wirth is part of the CERATIZIT Group since 2012. A manufacturer of rotary cutting tools, GW has been a technologically leading provider of solid carbide drills, end mills and reamers since 1981, with a product offering of more than 20,000 products.

GW employs more than 450 people and has production sites in Germany, France and India.

Find out more about GW:



The Taiwanese carbide manufacturer CB-CERATIZIT is part of the CERATIZIT Group since 2010. The joint venture has tapped into the Asian market in particular.

Now the second largest carbide manufacturer in China and Taiwan, CB-CERATIZIT employs more than 1,700 people at 7 production sites and 14 sales subsidiaries. CB-CERATIZIT is specialized in the production of carbide rods, industrial wear parts, high-quality cutting tools and solutions for wood and stone working.

Find out more about CB-CERATIZIT:


The Californian tools manufacturer PROMAX Tools is part of the CERATIZIT Group since 2014.

PROMAX Tools is a leading producer of solid carbide drills and end mills and counts the Californian aerospace industry and national trade enterprises among its client base. The Rancho Cordova site employs more than 80 people on a production area measuring 3,345 m².

Find out more about PROMAX Tools:


The German manufacturer of solid carbide cutting tools KLENK GmbH & Co. KG is part of the CERATIZIT Group since 2015.

KLENK has been manufacturing carbide cutting tools since 1959 and employs more than 130 employees at its site in Balzheim, Germany. The solid carbide tool manufacturer makes over 85 percent of its turnover with special tools for drilling, countersinking, reaming and milling as well as regrinding and diamond-coated tools. These tool solutions are used in the machining of carbon fiber-reinforced plastics, titanium and aluminum alloys or steels for the aerospace, automotive and medical technology industries.

Find out more about Klenk:

Cobra Carbide India

The Indian manufacturer of solid carbide tools Cobra Carbide India Pvt Ltd is part of the CERATIZIT Group since 2015.

The Cobra Carbide India's 65,000 square-foot  manufacturing facility is located in Bangalore, 500 m from the CERATIZIT plant. The company currently has more than 45 employees.



Becker Diamantwerkzeuge

The German tool manufacturer Becker Diamantwerkzeuge GmbH, who are specialists in ultra-hard cutting materials such as natural diamond, synthetic diamond and cubic boron nitride (CBN), is part of the CERATIZIT Group since 2016.

The company with headquarters in Puchheim near Munich, founded in 1987, develops, produces and sells precision cutting tools for a demanding circle of international clients from such industries as general mechanical engineering, automotive, aerospace, power engineering as well as tool and die construction.

At its production facilities in Landsberg am Lech and Idar-Oberstein in Germany, Becker Diamantwerkzeuge primarily manufactures ISO standardised tools for turning, parting and grooving, reboring, and milling.

More on Becker Diamantwerkzeuge:



Best Carbide Cutting Tools

The Californian solid carbide tool manufacturer Best Carbide Cutting Tools, LLC is part of the CERATIZIT Group since 2017. Founded in 1980, this specialist in high-end micro-tools manufactures special and standard tools for milling, drilling and deburring, and delivers to customers all across the world. Over 100 employees work in a highly modern 4,275 square metre space at their production site near Los Angeles.

More on Best Carbide Cutting Tools:




The KOMET GROUP is one of the leading full-service providers for precision tools and is part of the CERATIZIT Group since 2017.

The corporate group, headquartered in Besigheim, Germany achieves international success not just in manufacturing tools, but also in providing innovative ideas. Displaying exemplary creativity, the company develops, produces and distributes solutions and premium products for all stages of the production process.

Along with its 21 affiliated companies, the KOMET GROUP, founded in 1918, currently employs over 1,500 employees and operates in about 50 countries.

Find out more about KOMET GROUP: