|Ladner was founded in Puteaux, close to Paris
in 1906, being one of the pioneering companies in Europe for the
production of lathe chucks and jaws. The company quickly became a
leading supplier to a number of industrial companies, enabling their
rapid growth as mass production surged in the early years of the 20th
Hundreds if not thousands Ladner chucks were already
turning on lathes when the first T-Ford came off the world’s first
assembly line in 1914.
In the 1950s the company expanded rapidly
and moved to new premises in Gasny and shortly thereafter to the
current site in Vernon, 60 km North west of Paris.
of chucks, plates and jaws has remained the core task of Ladner for
more than 100 years and Ladner has became synonymous with high quality
precision workholding tools in France.
Ladner chucks are durable if maintained properly, evidenced for
instance by six sealed Ladner chucks produced in the 1960s still
serving on our gear grinding machines today.
Today our core
competence is manufacture of manual lathe chucks as well as hard and
soft jaws for all makes of power and manual chucks. Ladner also sells
AutoStrong power chucks, which are compatible with Kitagawa jaws and
other workholding tools from reputable manufacturers.
the market leader in France for scroll chucks in the 80-630 mm range.
We claim to deliver on-time high precision products enabled by our
experienced production, technical and commercial staff.
employs over 25 persons and our factory is equipped with 15 CNC
machines and a large number of automatic and manual machines for
sawing, milling, turning, grinding and assembly/finishing operations.
Heat treatment services are sub-contracted.
In the event that
standard jaws or chucks are not the right answer to your clamping need,
Ladner’s design engineer will apply his experience to develop and
deliver the right jaws or chucks to hold your workpiece and improve
Building on our centennial production
experience and know-how Ladner constantly strives to deliver durable
high precision products that keep our customers turning every day.
Ladner premises in Vernon on the river Seine
Ladner operates a comprehensive range of dedicated equipment including 15 CNC machines
A proud chuck and jaw manufacturing heritage