Business Expanding REGO-FIX AG, a Swiss tooling system manufacturer, establishes a Japanese subsidiary in Tokyo

May 31, 2021

REGO-FIX AGExternal site: a new window will open. was founded in 1950 in Tenniken (northern Switzerland, suburbs of Basel) and manufactures high-precision tooling systems*. It has over 280 employees worldwide. The ER system, a tooling system developed by the company in 1972, was adopted as the German Industrial Standards (DIN Standards) in 1993 and has been used in a wide range of fields, including the automobile, aviation, metal molds, machine tools, medical, telecommunications, and watch industries. Today, it also offers powRgrip®, a proprietary press-fit tooling system that achieves runout of 3 μm (1 μm = 0.001 mm) or less and a strong clamping force.


  • Machinery & Semiconductor
  • Switzerland

REGO-FIX AG has been rolling out its products in the Japanese market for many years through distributors. To enhance customer support, it established a Japanese subsidiary in Tokyo in January 2021.

Upon establishing its Japanese base, JETRO's Invest Japan Business Support Center (IBSC) provided consulting (registration) and PR support, and introduced service providers (tax accountants, labor and social security attorneys, real estate agents, and banks).

  1. (*)

    Tooling system: A set of tools that serve as adapters for mounting cutting tools, such as drills and end mills to machine tools.

Image of the tooling system powRgrip® in use

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