Machinery and equipment for the glass and silicon industry

ARNOLD is one of the worldwide leading manufacturers of burners, tools and machines as well as ready-to-use systems for customers in the area of photovoltaic, glass and quartz glass processing, fibre-optic and the automotive production.



For more than 30 years we have been operating as partners of the automotive industry and its suppliers in the automation of production processes and production procedures. Our mission is a long-term and prosperous partnership with satisfied customers, due to innovative and future-orientated know-how.
Our team of automation technology specialists will plan and produce your customized system solution, for instance in the assembly automation for aggregate and carrier components, in the automatic assembly of cable looms in the foundry practice etc.


Our core competence in photovoltaics is the mechanic cutting and grinding / polishing of poly, mono and multi crystalline silicon ingots and blocks.

Arnold can offer innovative, stand alone machines, as well as machines developed according to your individual requirements and specifications, such as complete processing centres and custom-tailored complete systems with an automatic linkage of all production processes and an intelligent assembly control system.

Short profile

- Founded in 1950

- HQ Weilburg/Lahn

- About 150 employees

The Arnold Group consists of the following companies:

- Herbert Arnold GmbH & Co. KG
- Helmich Automationstechnik
- Heathway Ltd.
- B&C

Glass and quartz glass processing

Based on our traditional values and experience regarding the thermal and mechanical processing of glass and our ability to develop highly-engineered production lines and systems, we can offer you a wide range of burners, tools and standard machines manufactured for superior glass specialist firms as well as complex process solutions, i.e. for the solar thermal glass tube production, the high-precision resizing of quartz glass tubes, the completely automated production of laboratory and lamp-glass and other specific applications for thermal glass processing.


Apprenticeship Champion: Sven Hedrich, honored by the Industrie- und Handelskammer Limburg with the grade “very good”

September 04, 2019

Sven Hedrich, who started his vocational training for an industrial electronics technician on August 1st 2015, passed the IHK final examination achieving 94 points and thus finalized with the overall result “very good”.

The honor of apprenticeship champion has been given by IHK-Limburg president Ulrich Heep and general manager Monika Sommer, in the presence of instructor Kai Bergmann, on August 29th, 2019.

Kristian Björnsen visits the Arnold Group

May 06, 2019

Today Kristian Björnsen of HSG Wetzlar, was our guest and has informed about our company and our products. We are proud to support such an internationally successful player and wish him continued success as a handball professional.

District Administrator Michael Köberle visiting

May 21, 2019

District Administrator Michael Köberle visiting March 22, 2019 On Thursday, March 21, 2019, we were able to introduce the new district administrator Micheal Köberle, together with the board of Kreissparkasse Weilburg, Mr. Stefan Hastrich and Mr. Stephan Gürtler, our latest innovations in the field of glass fiber production. We would like to thank you very much for the very interesting conversation and look forward to a good cooperation, also in connection with our longtime partner, Kreissparkasse Weilburg.


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