The CHIRON Group, headquartered in Tuttlingen, is a specialist in CNC-controlled, vertical milling and turning centers. The Group is active around the world with production and development facilities, sales and service offices as well as trade missions. With just under 2,000 employees, the Group achieves a turnover of about €460 million. About two thirds of the machines and solutions sold are exported. Major purchasing industries are the automotive industry, mechanical engineering, medical and precision engineering as well as aerospace. The CHIRON Group consists of the three machine tool brands CHIRON, STAMA, SCHERER along with the retrofitting specialist CMS. CHIRON primarily stands for speed and precision while at STAMA, the emphasis is on robust milling machines and heavy cutting and SCHERER relies on multifunctional vertical pickup turning centers. The subsidiary CMS offers completely overhauled machines of the group as well as corresponding services.