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CERATIZIT Mexico, gaining synergies for higher competitiveness

The merger between CERATIZIT Mexico and CERATIZIT Queretaro. One legal entity, one presence in the market.

CERATIZIT México, S.A de C.V. Querétaro, Qro. 2 July 2020.

The CERATIZIT Group is proud to announce the successful merger between CERATIZIT Mexico, S.A de C.V. and CERATIZIT Queretaro, S. de R.L. de C.V. The entire process to become one legal entity was completed on July 1st

The merger will lead the company to operational enhancements to continuously improve service levels for the customers. The new CERATIZIT Mexico is the new one-stop shop for customers in Mexico. In addition to locally produced tools, customers now have access to one of the largest portfolios in the industry. This means access to more than 100,000 cutting tools for all imaginable requirements, wear protection solutions, rods and preforms – all from one hand and easier than ever before.

Moreover, the merger will also generate relevant synergies, explains Mirko Merlo, President of Americas at the CERATIZIT Group: “We expect the merger to result in greater efficiencies, higher competitiveness, and productivity increase. We will become more flexible, faster, and easy to deal with.”

The legal entity is based in Querétaro, México, and it will continue to operate under the name CERATIZIT Mexico, S.A. de C.V.

About CERATIZIT Mexico
CERATIZIT Mexico offers engineering solutions for machinery, along with a broad portfolio of standard and customized solid carbide tools to cover cutting & wear parts segments and PCD first-in-class products, through a strong sales and distribution network, with application within the automotive, aerospace, medical, construction and food industries.

The locally manufactured cutting tools include solid carbide drills, milling cutters, form milling cutters and reamers in both solid carbide and PCD. The CERATIZIT Mexico team also efficiently handles the regrinding and re-tipping processes. Their goal is to provide customers with the highest service levels and technical assistance, while sharing the CERATIZIT Group’s global expertise gained through the acquisitions of KOMET, WNT and KLENK.

The experts at CERATIZIT Mexico provide customers with everything their brand needs.

CERATIZIT with passion and a pioneering spirit for hard materials

For over 95 years, CERATIZIT has been a pioneer in developing exceptional hard material solutions for machining and wear protection. The private company, with registered offices in Mamer, Luxembourg, develops and produces highly specialised cutting tools, indexable inserts, rods made from hard materials and wear parts. The CERATIZIT Group is the global market leader in various application segments and successfully develops new carbide, cermet and ceramic grades, such as for wood and stone working.


With more than 8,000 employees at more than 30 production facilities and a sales network with over 50 branches, CERATIZIT is a global player in the carbide industry. The company's international network includes subsidiary Stadler Metalle and joint venture CB-CERATIZIT.


The technology leader is continually investing in research and development and holds more than 1,000 patents. Innovative hard material solutions from CERATIZIT are used in various sectors, including mechanical engineering and toolmaking, in the automotive and aerospace industries and in the oil, gas and medical industries.


Press contact

Karla Gómez

CERATIZIT México, S.A. de C.V.
Acceso I Nave 8 No. 116 Col. Fracc. Industrial La Montaña
MX-76150 Querétaro, México

Tel: +1 442 2109020