Hurco History

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​People You Can Count On

We are a team of committed professionals who are focused on our customers' success. Whether you're ordering parts, scheduling service, talking to accounting about your bill, getting advice from our applications engineers, or thinking about buying a machine, you will be interacting with people who speak your language...we understand that your business is your livelihood...we realize your time is valuable.​

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Hurco North America Team  
 
 

Who We Are

  • We are practical and down to earth. Genuine. Authentic.
  • We're not flashy or slick, but we dream big. We see things that don’t exist and find ways to make them happen—but only if it results in a product, process, service, or feature that will benefit our customers.
  • We are proud of the work we do and proud of the machine tool technology our company makes.
  • We’re passionate about the success of our customers. Our founder's passion for the entrepreneurial spirit, an attribute so many of our customers share as owners of job shops, and his passion for machining, has become an integral part of our culture here at Hurco. To put it simply, we care…we care about your business…we care about your success.
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1968

Gerald Rock and Ed Humston USA Flag

Hurco founded
by Edward Humston and Gerald Roch Read more

1968
 

1969

Autobend

First product inroduced (Autobend)

Hurco exhibits first computer controlled back gauge

1969
 

1971

Hurco becomes publicly held company

Nasdaq: HURCO1971
 

1974

Hurco demonstrates first computer numerically controlled (CNC) mill at IMTS

1974
 

1976

Hurco invents Conversational Programming

Read more1976
 

1978

KM1

First CNC mill Introduced (KM1)

1978
 

1979

UK

Hurco Europe established

1979
 

1984

UltiMax Control

UltiMax control introduced

1984
 

1986

BMC

BMC machining centers introduced

1986
 

1987

UltiMax 2

UltiMax 2 control introduced

1987
 

1988

Germany

Hurco Germany established

1988
 

1991

Hurco France established

France

Hurco Southeast Asia established

Singapore

Hurco opens international headquarters

Hurco Indianapolis Headquarters

UltiMax 3 control introduced

1991
 

1992

DXF transfer invented

Read more1992
 

1995

IMS Technologies established to oversee patent licensing

1995
 

1996

MAX Single Screen

MAX single screen control introduced

1996
 

1997

VMX machining centers introduced Read more

1997
 

1998

UltiMax 4

UltiMax 4 control introduced

1998
 

1999

Hurco Italy established

Italy

Hurco Manufacturing Ltd established

Taiwan 1999
 

2000

WinMax Software

WinMax Desktop software released

2000
 

2003

VM machining centers introduced

VM Series

First Hurco 5-axis machine introduced

VTXU 2003
 

2004

TM turning centers introduced

TM Series 2004
 

2005

Record sales

2005
 

2006

WinMax control software released

TMM turning centers with live tooling introduced

Hurco Lathe

SR 5-axis machining centers introduced

Record sales

2006
 

2008

Hurco India established

India

TMX turning centers introduced

U-Series 5-axis machining centers expanded

DXC double column machining centers introduced

Double Column Vertical Machining Center Introduced 2008
 

2010

TM and TMX Series expanded to include heavy duty turning and multi-axis

Heavy Duty Lathe

Hurco invents UltiMotion Read more

Hurco China established

China 2010
 

2012

Global rebranding initiative launched

New "i" series machine design introduced

HSi high speed machining centers introduced

SRTi 5-axis machining centers introduced

5-Axis SRTi 2012
 

2013

Hurco acquires LCM

Proudly Made in the USA

USA machine assembly operation established

Read more2013
 

2014

Boring Mill

HBMXi boring mills introduced Read more

2014
 

2015

Hurco Introduced the new MAX5 CNC Control powered by WinMax

MAX5 control introduced Read more

Hurco acquires Milltronics and Takumi Read more

2015
 

2016

Record sales

BXi machining centers introduced

BX40i Machining Center

3D print head introduced

Hurco Introduced a 3D Printer at IMTS 2016 2016
 

2017

New HM Horizontal CNC Machines

HM horizontal machining centers introduced

Record sales

2017
 

2018

50 Years of Innovation

50th Anniversary

2018
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