Fontijne Grotnes, Inc.
Niles, USA

Hall 27, Stand E02


Fontijne Grotnes, Inc. has a rich heritage acquired through partnerships, acquisitions and hard work. Originally Founded in 1898, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A as “Charles Grotnes Machine Works” later known as Grotnes Metalforming Systems. Mr. Grotnes invented a machine that could stretch and shape metal rings. The Grotnes machine, which came to be known as the expander, allowed rings to be fabricated from simple cylindrical blanks that were expanded to size while setting the desired shape.
​Fontijne Grotnes is privately held and based in Niles, Michigan USA.

Products & Services

We are an innovative manufacturer of customized and integrated metal forming equipment cells for the automotive, aerospace, agriculture, petroleum, power-generation, marine, appliance and forging industries. The company's proven engineered solutions have been used for over a century. We include expanding, shrinking, rotary roll forming, spinning, and emission canning as our core technologies. Our world class Customer Service organization supports equipment globally and includes full retrofits and rebuilds. Our Formitt Metal Labs group also supports our customers with prototyping and production services.

EuroBLECH Product Categories

  • Forming technology
  • Tube/section working
  • Machine elements and components

Contact Details

Jim Zielinski
Fontijne Grotnes
30257 Redfield St.
Niles, MI 49120

Tel: +1 269 262 4984
Fax: +1 269 262 4986

Contact us via Email »

Fontijne Grotnes, Inc.

Fontijne Grotnes, Inc.

Fontijne Grotnes, Inc.

Latest News