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    Richard Walter founded the company in 1919 in Düsseldorf with the name WALTER HARTMETALL GmbH. The company founder recognized that metal cutting tools were becoming increasingly more important. The foundations for future industrial success were 200 patents that Richard Walter registered over his lifetime. Today, Walter is among the world's leading metal machining companies, and employs around 4000 staff in 33 subsidiaries throughout the world.




    Walter offers an extensive line up of cutting tools for milling, drilling, turning, boring and specialized tooling for unique applications through its competence brands Walter Valenite, Walter Titex and Walter Prototyp. As well as multi-level service programs through its Walter Multiply brand. Headquartered in Waukesha, Wisconsin the company has a strong network of distributors and field engineers across North America. The Walter name is synonymous with productivity, thanks to more than 80 years of developing cutting tools and inserts that set new standards in quality, innovation and production.


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