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Hardinge Inc. Launching New Products at International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014

ELMIRA, N.Y., Aug. 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hardinge Inc. (Nasdaq:HDNG), a leading international provider of advanced metal-cutting solutions and accessories, announced that the Company will exhibit its products and capabilities at IMTS – International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014 being held at McCormick Place, Chicago from September 8 through September 13, 2014. Hardinge will introduce several new machine models as well as display numerous existing models in two booths: S-8738, located in the South Building and N-6936, located in the North Building.

"We are excited to present advanced, innovative machine tool technology at IMTS this year," stated Rick Simons, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hardinge Inc. "Between our two booths, we will have 15 computer numeric controlled machine tools in operation, demonstrating each machine's unique capabilities for prospective customers. We are also launching new innovations in each of our grinding, turning and milling product lines at the show. I invite anyone who attends the show to visit our booths to see why Hardinge remains a leader in the precision machine tool market."

Hardinge will introduce the following new products at IMTS 2014:

  • The Company's newest turning center, the Hardinge CONQUEST H51 SUPER-PRECISION®
  • The all-new Bridgeport CONQUEST V1000 vertical machining center
  • And, Hardinge's newest specialty, cylindrical grinding machine, the Usach 75

IMTS is one of the largest industrial trade shows in the world, featuring 1,900 exhibitors and 100,000 visitors in over 1.2 million net square feet of exhibit space. IMTS 2014 is the 30th edition of the premier manufacturing technology show in North America. IMTS is held every even-numbered year in Chicago. Attendee show hours in the North and South Buildings are 10:00am to 6:00pm CT.

For details on the event, including registration, please visit http://www.imts.com/show/info.html.

About Hardinge

Hardinge is a leading global designer and manufacturer of high precision, computer-controlled machine tool solutions developed for critical, hard to machine metal parts and of technologically advanced workholding accessories. The Company's strategy is to leverage its global brand strength to further penetrate global market opportunities where customers will benefit from the technologically advanced, high quality, reliable products Hardinge produces. With approximately 67% of its sales outside of North America, Hardinge serves the worldwide metal working market. Hardinge's machine tool and accessory solutions can also be found in a broad base of industries to include aerospace, agricultural, automotive, construction, consumer products, defense, energy, medical, technology and transportation.

Hardinge applies its engineering design and manufacturing expertise in high performance machining centers, high-end cylindrical and jig grinding machines, SUPER-PRECISION® and precision CNC lathes and technologically advanced workholding accessories. Hardinge has manufacturing operations in China, France, Germany, Switzerland, Taiwan, the United Kingdom and the United States.

The Company regularly posts information on its website: http://www.hardinge.com.

Safe Harbor Statement

This news release contains forward-looking statements (within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended). Such statements are based on management's current expectations that involve risks and uncertainties. Any statements that are not statements of historical fact or that are about future events may be deemed to be forward-looking statements. For example, words such as "may," "will," "should," "estimates," "predicts," "potential," "continue," "strategy," "believes," "anticipates," "plans," "expects," "intends," and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. The Company's actual results or outcomes and the timing of certain events may differ significantly from those discussed in any forward-looking statements. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

CONTACT: Company: Douglas J. Malone Chief Financial Officer Phone: (607) 378-4140 Investor Relations: Deborah K. Pawlowski, Kei Advisors LLC Phone: (716) 843-3908 Email: dpawlowski@keiadvisors.comSource:Hardinge Inc.