International Metalworking Companies

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IMC Group
Industry Manufacturing
Founder Stef Wertheimer
Headquarters Galilee, Israel
Key people
Jacob Harpaz (President)
Number of employees
Parent Berkshire Hathaway

IMC International Metalworking Companies B.V. (IMC Group) is the second largest company for metalworking products. With 13 member companies, today they supply a comprehensive line of precision carbide metalworking tools. Together they produce a wide range of carbide inserts, carbide endmills and cutting tools covering most metal cutting applications, in addition to providing engineering and manufacturing solutions to major industries throughout the world. The IMC Group is a world leader in the automotive, aerospace and die and mold industries.

Today, the IMC Group has over 130 subsidiaries in 65 countries.

Berkshire Hathaway Family[edit]

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is a multinational holding company headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, United States.

Known for its control and leadership by Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway acquired the IMC Group in 2006 - the largest corporate deal in the history of Israel.[1]

IMC Member Companies[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Berkshire Hathaway Inc. - Iscar Ltd. Joint News Release; Berkshire Hathaway to Acquire Iscar Metalworking Companies