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ATA Group

ATA is a leading manufacturer of precision engineering products for companies requiring a comprehensive range of material removal and finishing solutions.

ATA have facilities in Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, the UK and the USA. ATA operates in all major global markets, in over 90 countries and with a network of over 3,000 distributors.

For over 50 years we have advised and served customers operating in all major industry sectors including aerospace, automotive, oil and gas markets, shipbuilding and metal fabrication.

Our extensive range of high-quality products, the level of knowledge, the expertise and the flexibility of our approach combined with our structure allows us to design a completely bespoke solution for our customers – all under one roof.

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ATA & Karnasch Professional Tools

In 2019, ATA acquired the German company Karnasch Professional Tools GmbH located in Heddesheim, near Mannheim and in Gorsdorf, near Berlin.

The acquisition of Karnasch marked an important milestone for ATA and brought the value of the combined enterprise to circa €160m. The acquisition also increased the worldwide workforce to nearly four hundred staff.

Established in 1960, Karnasch is a third-generation, family-owned company, selling precision industrial tools across multiple applications including grinding, milling, cutting, sawing and drilling. Karnasch enjoys market premium positions in a number of important product categories servicing various industry sectors including automotive, aerospace, construction and mechanical engineering. The company has a strong position in its domestic German market and exports to over 60 countries worldwide.



For more than 60 years, Karnasch Professional Tools has stood for innovation and a diverse product range, with a professional customer-oriented service in more than 50 countries.

Our range of tools and accessories is one of the largest in the world, and is synonymous with high-quality, performance and dependability - designed for the toughest of applications, across multiple industrial sectors worldwide. And, our team are always on hand to offer advice and guidance should you need it.

Advanced Technologies for better tool qualities
High performance coatings for longer tool life
Precision tools for the most demanding of applications
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High-Precision-Tools from Karnasch

Metal working companies require absolute certainty to work with high-quality, high-performance and reliable tools. Karnasch
Professional Tools offers all that matters! We are a family-run business that is actively involved on a worldwide scale, with our head office in Heddesheim in Baden and Görsdorf (Brandenburg), which:

  • produces and distributes excellent quality, high performance tools for metal working,
  • has been active in the market since 1961 and has accordingly obtained invaluable experience, comprehensive know-how and above average customer orientation,
  • guarantees immediate availability of our products at any time thanks to intelligent stock-keeping,
  • has sales partners in many regions of the world, and can thus also ensure a continuous and accompanying service for your overseas branches.
  • places an emphasis on support and fulfils this claim via, amongst other things, a service hotline.
  • cemented our presence throughout Germany with the opening of a branch in Görsdorf (Brandenburg) in 1992.

Our customers predominantly come from the following sectors:

  • Tool and mold making,
  • Aviation and aerospace,
  • The automotive industry,
  • Shipbuilding and railway construction,
  • Structural engineering, steel construction and bridge building,
  • Dental.

To view a range of Karnasch tools in action, click below to access our application videos platform.