Managing Director and CEO
Managing Director and CEO of LACH DIAMANT, Jakob Lach GmbH & Co. KG, Donaustr.17, 63452 Hanau, Germany. After 55+ professional years in the world of diamonds - Horst Lach, born on April 3rd, 1940, is known as one of the pioneers of the diamond tool industry. His outstanding and brilliant ideas were simply remarkable, and he initiated a complete new way of thinking in the tool industry. Tool life should no longer be measured in hours, but in weeks and months. In 1960, Horst Lach joined his father's diamond cutting facility, founded in 1922.
Horst Lach is not only CEO of LACH DIAMANT Germany, but also of LACH DIAMOND INC., Grand Rapids, MI 49512, Tel. (616) 698-0101.
Website : http://www.lach-diamant.de
CTE is happy to be publishing a series of articles by Horst Lach. To date we have published the following :
How new superhard cutting materials revolutionized machining, Part 1 (Published 9/20/18)
LACH DIAMANT looks back on 95 years, Part 2 (Published 10/18/2018)
'Poly–poly–or what?' third part – hard turning, Part 3 (Published 11/12/18)
'Poly–poly–or what?' fourth part – a trade show initiates a brilliant idea, Part 4 (Published 12/6/2018)
'Poly–poly–or what?' fifth part - Diamonds Show Profile, Part 5 (Published 1/8/2019)
'Poly – poly-or what?' sixth part - Quo vadis – Where are you going …?, Part 6 (Published 3/1/2019)
'Poly – Poly – or what?' Part 8: How the 'issue with the comma' became a success, Part 8 (Published 6/25/2019)
Poly – Poly – or what? Part 9: Lach Diamant Goes East, Part 9 (Published 1/6/2020)