OTEC Präzisionsfinish GmbH

Short description

OTEC is a medium-sized manufacturer of drag finishing, disc finishing and stream finishing machines. Founded by Helmut Gegenheimer in 1996, the company has become market leader by developing innovative new machine concepts and numerous patented processes.

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OTEC Präzisionsfinish GmbH November 13, 2019

Surface treatment of laser cut parts

Laser-cut parts are used in many industries (e.g. automotive, electrical and optical industries, jewellery). After production, one question always arises: How can the thin parts be deburred and polished uniformly without changing the geometry?

OTEC Präzisionsfinish GmbH October 31, 2019

From startup to medium-sized technology leader

Since 1996, OTEC has developed from a mechanical engineering start-up into a global technology leader for deburring, grinding, smoothing and polishing. In an interview, Managing Director Helmut Gegenheimer gives interesting insights into the development history and future of the technology leader.

OTEC Präzisionsfinish GmbH October 14, 2019
Service Highlight

OTEC Switzerland: close, competent and reliable

OTEC in Switzerland - close, competent and reliable: An experienced German-, Italian- and French-speaking sales team will be available to you as your contact in future.

OTEC Präzisionsfinish GmbH October 14, 2019
Product Highlight

Disc Finishing Machines

The contact between the workpieces and the medium generates a very intense finishing effect which is up to 20 times more efficient than can be achieved with systems such as conventional vibrators. Only OTEC has the know-how to finish very fine workpieces.

OTEC Präzisionsfinish GmbH October 8, 2019

OTEC corporate video

As the technology leader in the field of mass finishing machines, OTEC develops and manufactures innovative machine concepts for perfect surface finishing.

OTEC Präzisionsfinish GmbH January 29, 2019
Product Highlight

Polishing of carbide tools

OTEC machines allow the quality of carbide tools to be improved considerably. The special procedure enables the chip grooves of carbide cutters and drill bits, for example, to be polished to a high gloss.


OTEC Präzisionsfinish GmbH January 24, 2019
Service Highlight

OTEC Service

In addition to the usual services, OTEC offers services tailored to your individual needs. With a comprehensive network of service employees all over the world, OTEC reliably takes care of you with preventive maintenance, inspections and all-round service.


OTEC Präzisionsfinish GmbH January 21, 2019
Product Highlight

Stream Finishing Unit SF 1 ILS

The SF1 ILS is the new standard in automated precision finishing. It's the compact OTEC base model for tool processing with automatic loading. All these features make the SF1 ILS an extraordinarily effective and flexible machine. Ideal for processing small batch sizes and frequently changing series.


Standards, Products, Services

  • S ISO 9001:2015
  • P Grinding machines
  • P Further machine tools
  • P Further products
  • P Surface treatment
  • S Consulting
  • S R&D, business development, universities
  • S Further services
  • S Education
  • S Training
  • S Workshops
  • S Training sessions
  • S Further services

About us

OTEC GmbH offers precise technology for perfect surface finish. OTEC machines for deburring, grinding, smoothing and polishing guarantee an efficient and perfect surface finish of tools and products. Operating a worldwide distribution network comprising over 60 agencies, OTEC is represented locally for international customers from various industries.  OTEC enables a perfect surface finish to be achieved through a mechanized process – with greater precision and more consistent quality than can be obtained through hand polishing. In order to meet the most stringent requirements of its customers, OTEC’s experienced specialists in sales and development work together to develop practice-oriented solutions. In areas such as the automotive industry, medical devices and toolmaking. A process of continuous development and a growing workforce have constantly expanded the areas of application for OTEC’s products and perfected the interplay of machine and process media to the benefit of thousands of satisfied customers and enabling OTEC to achieve a gross turnover of approx.

”Perfect surfaces worldwide” – that is our calling.