Fives Machining Systems, Inc.
142 Doty Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935 US
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Fives Opens Global Services Center in Alabama
The new center, located in Birmingham, will be led by Director John D’Amato.
Fives Machining Systems Opens Service Center in Northwest U.S.
The Seattle, Washington, center will provide access to repair and technical services for customers in the U.S. Northwest.
Fives Machining Systems Procures 10 Patents
CEO Dan Janka says the company’s recent patents are a result of a large percentage of sales being invested in research.
Fives Joins France’s Jules Verne Research Institute
The partnership includes collaboration with businesses and institutions on special projects, including one focused on the additive manufacturing of titanium, aluminum and steel alloys.
Fives Participates in White House Upskill Summit
The company shared knowledge about its own apprenticeship program and discussed ways such programs can be broadened in the United States to benefit semi-skilled workers.
Composites Technology at F-35 Suppliers Conference
A recent conference highlighted composites milling equipment as well as a new seven-axis fiber-placement machine specifically designed for the tricky material used to create critical F-35 components.
Fives to Acquire MAG Americas
The acquisition will expand Fives’ influence in North America.
Vertical Lathe with 5-Meter Table
Vertical turning centers from MAG are scaled up to meet the demands of North American manufacturing.
Innovating on Borrowed Ideas Sets Wind Turbine Record
A system said to break new ground in manufacturing large wind turbine components is based on tried-and-true automotive manufacturing concepts.
Custom Machining System Sets Wind Turbine Record
Mag Industrial Automation Systems' Megaflex custom manufacturing system recently demonstrated the ability to simultaneously machine all three blade faces of one of the industry’s largest wind turbine hubs in record time.
MAG Becomes Partner in MIT Graduate Program
Machine tool builder MAG IAS (Erlanger, Kentucky) has been named a partner in MIT’s Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) engineering and management program. The company joins Boeing, Caterpillar, United Technologies and 20 other partner organizations in MIT LGO, a dual-degree graduate program in engineering and management.
Cryogenic Machining Approved for F-35
The government has approved MAG’s low-flow cryogenic titanium machining process for use in the production of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter.
MAG Plans Cryogenic Machining Demo for imX
At the inaugural imX (interactive manufacturing experience) show, MAG will demonstrate a new through-spindle, through-tool cooling system that employs liquid nitrogen.
Fives Metal Cutting and Composites Group
The Metal Cutting and Composites ever expanding product offerings range from single metal cutting and composite machines to complex automated systems. With a strong foundation based upon renowned legacy names such as Cincinnati, Giddings & Lewis, Forest-Liné, and Liné Machines, Fives is recognized as the preeminent provider of productive manufacturing solutions which are at the heart of its customers’ performance. The company’s comprehensive lines of equipment and technologies include turning, milling, composites processing and software, additive manufacturing, laser welding and cutting with the associated support services (maintenance, spare parts, retrofits and rebuilding)
Fives Metal Cutting and Composites dedicated teams – approximately 1200 people in over 15 countries – serve key industrial markets including aerospace, automotive and truck, heavy equipment, oil and gas, rail, wind, energy and general machining.
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Large-scale and high-precision are the attributes common to the offerings of all the companies within the Fives Machining Systems group. Among the innovative machines, systems and processes offered by the Fives metal cutting and composite group are:
Aerospace Profilers with industry leading titanium removal rates
Dual-head Horizontal Boring Mills with live spindles and integrated contouring heads
Interchangeable Cut/Clamp/Restart (CCR) modules heads for Composite machines
Massive Vertical Turning Centers with swings to 9 meters
Thin wall metal cutting processes and flexible part fixturing for large complex aerospace parts
Large Gantry and Portal mills with a wide range of interchangeable heads
Horizontal Machining Centers with tables to 2 meters and a choice of 7 different headstocks including live spindles