HELLER solutions at Georges Pernoud

Georges Pernoud
Tool and mould making
5-axis machining centres F

Individual manufacture of cast workpieces economically and precisely automated

The French mould and die manufacturer Georges Pernoud SA based in Oyonnax uses industrial machining processes to produce individual parts and therefore opted for the HELLER 5-axis machining centre model MCH 350-C. By now, the company has made a name for itself in the industry with high precision and extremely short delivery times.


  • fast and economic production of single workpieces
  • high machine running times for optimised productivity
  • high machine availability
  • high degree of automation
  • complete machining in 5 axes
  • horizontal machining of pockets with a high chip volume

Project scope & solution

  • HELLER MCH 350-C 5-axis machining centre
  • machine configured for optimised processes, individually adapted to the requirements in injection moulding and die casting
  • tool magazine for 234 tools with tool cleaning device
  • laser control module for wear and tool break monitoring
  • rotary pallet magazine with six pockets
  • 3D check of workpiece conformity with gripper arm for high precision


  • 24-hour production of complex single workpieces and mould frames
  • economic and precise automated production
  • increased competitiveness with new machining options: full machining of complex die casting moulds, as well as large and complex single workpieces
  • high precision and extremely short delivery times

Customer testimonial

HELLER solutions at Georges Pernoud: Customer testimonial

Giani Cattin

Responsible for the control process at Georges Pernoud

"Indeed, HELLER has often demonstrated in the past mastery of series production. "HELLER's MCH 350-C, however, also shows that it is possible to machine single workpieces, different on each pallet, economically and precisely in continuous operation."