• 1960

    Paul Hartwig, a tool & die maker by trade, and his wife Juanita purchased the Lou Slager Company in St. Louis, MO. Together they founded Hartwig, Inc. with a total of three employees.
  • 1975

    Paul and Juanita's son, Gary Hartwig, joins the family business.
  • 1986

    Hartwig expands; Western Missouri office opens in Kansas City, MO. 
  • 1988

    Hartwig hits a big milestone with its 1,000th CNC machine tool installation.
  • 1989

    Second generation takes the helm; Gary Hartwig succeeds Paul Hartwig as President and the family tradition of innovation and superior service continues. 
  • 1991

    Hartwig expands; Wichita, Kansas office opens to support the manufacturing needs in the aerospace capital and beyond. 
  • 1998

    CNC machine installations by Hartiwg hit the 5,000th mark.
  • 1999

    Coverage expands to Broken Arrow, OK. Hartwig opens sales and support office.
  • 2004

    Hartwig increases territory sales and support in Northern Texas with the acquisition of P.D. Browne Machine Tools in the Dallas metro area.
  • 2005

    Hartwig broadens expansion coverage with the purchase of Midwest Industrial Tool. Settling in Aurora, CO, Hartwig supports customers in not only Colorado, but Montana, New Mexico, Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming. 
  • 2008

    Hartwig reaches 10,000th installation of CNC machines.
  • 2008

    Houston Technology Center launched in conjunction with Okuma; featuring a state-of-the-art showroom for Okuma and many other industry-leading brands within the industry. 
  • 2010

    Hartwig, Okuma, and the Davis Technology College joined together to create Layton Utah Technology Center in Kaysville, UT; featuring a state-of-the-art working showroom and training center. 
  • 2010

    Hartwig celebrates 50 years of excellence in the machine tool distribution and service market. 
  • 2013

    The third generation takes the helm; Geoff Hartwig, son of Gary Hartwig, is appointed President and CEO Greg Hartwig, son of Gary Hartwig, is appointed Vice President of Sales and Marketing Gary Hartwig becomes Chairman of the Board
  • 2013

    Seth Machlus is promoted to Vice President of Operations and Linda Ehler to Chief Financial Officer. 
  • 2014

    The Hartwig Engineering Services Team (HIT) expands to strengthen resources and focus on further supporting customers with turnkey and manufacturing cell and design needs.
  • 2017

    Hartwig partners with Denver, CO's Metropolitan State University (MSU). Hartwig donated over $2 million dollars in CNC machine tool equipment to the Aerospace and Engineering Sciences Building; college students will have the opportunity to create, design, and operate aerospace components that are used throughout the world.