Open Joint-Stock Company «VIZAS» Works
Number of employees: 100+
Open Joint-Stock Company «VIZAS» Works (former Vitebsk Tool and Cutter Grinder Works) celebrated its 120th anniversary in 2017. Since 1940 the enterprise specializes in tool grinding machinery production and at the moment it is the only enterprise in CIS that produces equipment for sharpening and manufacturing of all cutting tools. OJSC «VIZAS» Works manufactures the following machinery: universal tool and cutter grinders; CNC universal tool and cutter grinders (CNC by SIEMENS and HEIDENHEIN); special broach-sharpening machines, hob-grinding machines, gear shaping and milling head grinders, circular saw grinding machines; drill, countersink, tap, thread-cutting die, percussion drilling tool sharpening machines, machines for tool (drill) grind out from solid-hardened blanks, machines for sharpening of wood-cutting tool, woodworking machines, reducers for agricultural machines. The enterprise employs about 500 people. The staff manufactures precision machinery as well as develops and implements software for CNC machines. The enterprise cooperated with WALTER AG, Tubingen, Germany in the field of CNC tool and cutter grinder production, as well as with several Belgian companies such as AJMT, D’Hulster and Constant Philips in the field of woodworking machine production. Machines manufactured by the enterprise are operated in more than 60 countries all over the world. The enterprise is located on the area of 200,000 m2 while the total area of industrial buildings is more than 80,000 m2. The workshops are equipped with efficient and precise equipment of domestic and foreign manufacture. There is a highfrequency current hardening department, gear production department, automated department with processing centers, laser marking device, thermogalvanic department, painting and packing departments available at the enterprise. The enterprise takes pride in its well-developed infrastructure which includes tool-making and repair services and warehouses.