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Glaser Hitec Engineering is the second generation of a company started by worldwide known engineer, woodturner and toolmaker Mr. Jerry Glaser, which was both far-reaching and visionary in the wood turning community.  Jerry was following a dream when he produced the finest wood turning tools the world had ever known.  For over half a century, Glaser tools are legendary for their edge holding, quality of construction and ability to outlast any other turning tool.

With Glaser Hitec Engineering, the legend lives on.  Not only we continue Jerry’s Legacy, but we also work on developing and introducing the next generation of wood turning products, such as the miniGlaser QR system and the upcoming Synergy Ultragouge.

Glaser Hitec Engineering is totally committed to serving the wood turning community with the highest quality, longest lasting and the most innovative designs in turning tools.

Our tools are manufactured by Advanced Theoretical Concepts, Inc. Our west coast facility is located in Camarillo, California. It showcases 10,000 square feet of state of the art HAAS CNC equipment. For the past 20 years, ATC has been a leader in the development and engineering of precision components for Deep Space Exploration, Military, Medical and Electronic Industries, using the latest technology in digital systems, computer-aided design and state of the art automation.

In 2003 ATC manufactured actuators, gimbals and DV motors for the Mars 2003 Twin Rovers.

 Through the years, ATC has developed stringent criteria of quality assurances in order to provide parts that are accurate and true to print, which in turn reduces cost and increases customer satisfaction. We now apply the same stringent criteria to the production of our woodturning tools and accessories. These implemented procedures only cement the already established methods that Jerry Glaser has developed throughout the years. We are continually monitoring and improving our processes to meet our customer requirements. We strive to provide high-quality parts. That’s how we are able to deliver state of the art woodturning tools.

The adoption of HAAS CNC centers was a calculated move for the development of our tools and also to attend the quality and precision demands of our aerospace customers. Only 15 minutes away from our facility, the strategic partnership we have developed with HAAS Automation in Oxnard and HAAS Factory Outlet in Torrance, California has literally propelled our facility to a completely new quality level.

ST-30SSYThe integration of our HAAS Super Speed machining centers with our Master3d Gage CMM enables the implementation of accurate quality control procedures.

JANUARY, 2017 – HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE!

ALL HANDLES NOW SHOWCASE THE NEW VIBRATION GEL DAMPENING SYSTEM - NO MORE LEAD FILLED HANDLES!
One of the greatest things at Glaser Hitec Engineering, is to be blessed with the ability to constantly experiment and innovate. This principle has been the core of our efforts since Jerry started this company back in 1966.

During one of our developments with Space Exploration Projects, we were able to create a gel compound designed to protect and reduce vibration in the compartment which houses spaceship components. The result was a state-of-the-art compound which will replace the lead in ALL our handles, substantially reducing the weight, but increasing the vibration dampening properties which Jerry Glaser developed back in 1985.
>>>We are positive the results will amaze you!
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MINIGLASER QR SHOWS UP IN ENGLAND!
English publication Woodturning Magazine (www.woodworkersinstitute.com) recently published a press release over our QR system in their "Hot Stuff" section.
READ ABOUT IT
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SYNERGY ULTRAGOUGE
The entire line of SYNERGY gouges has been manufactured. We are now finalizing our patented "Quick-Release" system and soon, woodturners around the world, will be able to enjoy our upcoming Synergy Ultragouge tool line and the outstanding properties of our newly developed steel CAULDRON 305.
ISYNERGY which is bound to impact the industry with its fantastic modularity and performance.
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QR SYSTEM!
Our miniGlaser QR continues to break boundaries. Customers who have purchase this fantastic set have reported that the performance and easiness of tool changes are incredible..

One of our best customers, Mr. Bill Wyko, stated that our miniGlaser tools have what he calls" "Napoleon Syndrome"... They DO NOT know they are small. They tackle big turning like any other large tool.
And we are now, redesigning the adapter system and extra tools to enhance your set.
We will always continue to innovate!
That is the Jerry Glaser Legacy we've inherited!

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT AND FOR KEEPING AMERICAN MANUFACTURING IN THE USA.

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