Vertical Turning Centers Form Modular System
Emco Maier offers right- and left-hand versions of its VT 160 and VT 250 Duo vertical pick-up machines to enable complete machining solutions when they are paired with oval, meander or crossover-meander conveyor options.
EMCO Changes Hands, Relocates U.S. Office
The EMCO Maier Group is under new ownership, and the turning and milling machine supplier’s U.S. arm, EMCO Maier USA, has relocated from Columbus, Ohio to Novi, Michigan. The Kuhn Group (Salzburg, Austria), a distributor of heavy equipment, purchased the EMCO Maier Group (Hallein, Austria) from A-Tec (Vienna, Austria) in a bidding process that involved five other groups. EMCO says the takeover news was well-received by its 630 employees, and the anticipation is that the new owner will strengthen and support the expansion of its headquarters and help it grow globally in markets including Brazil, Russian and China. Guenther Kuhn, Kuhn Group CEO, says EMCO will help his company diversify into a promising market.
Turn-Mill Builder Takes a New Turn
EMCO Maier is asserting its position as a producer of advanced turn-mill machines and CNC precision lathes for both production houses and job shops.
The Other Face of EMCO Maier
Just classroom training machines? No way! Visiting machine tool builder EMCO Maier in Austria, its home country, showed MMS Editor Mark Albert that the company is an important producer of advanced turn-mill machines and CNC precision lathes for both production houses and job shops.
Turning Centers Yield Solutions With Support
When this process engineer went searching for new turning centers for the Black&Decker plant in Fayetteville, North Carolina, he knew that he needed reliable machines, but he did not have a specific vendor in mind.
Teaming Up For Turning Efficiency
When a Federal-Mogul Corporation's work volume increased five years ago with Ford Motor Company to manufacture polytetraflouroethylene (Teflon) PTFE piston rings, they turned to automated CNC turning centers to turn out millions of rings per year.