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A Message from FFG MAG

Company Profile

MAG Industrial Automation Systems is a leading machine tool and systems company serving the durable-goods industry worldwide.

As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

Marcus Machinery Becomes Distributor for MAG, Saginaw Machine Systems
Marcus Machinery will distribute the companies’ machine tools in the Mid-Atlantic region. 

FFG MAG Specht 800

High-Performance HMC
FFG MAG’s Specht 800 and 800+ are high-performance horizontal machining centers featuring many of the same precision components used on existing Specht machines, including MAG motorized or gear box spindles, rotary B- and A-axis components, and high-speed tool changing systems.

MAG Expands Retrofitting Services
The machine tool manufacturer has added employees to support its retrofitting business.

MAG Hosts Senate Minority Leader
At a recent visit to MAG’s facility in Hebron, Kentucky, U.S.

Approved: Cryogenic Machining for the F-35 Fighter
The technology improves tool life in titanium by a factor of 10 when used at cutting speeds appropriate for this material.

MAG Acquires French Composites, Aerospace Firm
MAG has acquired Forest Line Industries Group (FLI), a supplier of manufacturing systems for aerospace, die/mold, large part, titanium and composites applications.

MAG Appoints New Executive
Machine tool and manufacturing solution provider MAG (Hebron, Kentucky) has appointed Dr.

Where More Flutes Make Sense
A tool with many flutes can be effective for achieving a productive metal removal rate in titanium, where speed and chip load are constrained.

MAG Funds Composites Institute
Philadelphia University and machine tool builder MAG (New York, New York) are establishing a new institute for research and development of new textile-based composites that could have wide application in the aerospace, automotive, energy and other industries.   The Philadelphia University MAG Composites Institute will be funded in part by $1.1 million from MAG.

Video: Cryogenic Machining of Titanium
Through-tool liquid nitrogen turns the tool into a heat sink, extending tool life.

Liquid nitrogen exiting the tool

The 400° Difference
Cryogenic machining achieves dramatic tool life gains not by flooding the cut, but by refrigerating the tool.

Factory Monitoring Software
The Freedom eWARE software suite from Mag’s e-tekx software group is an all-encompassing manufacturing data reporting platform designed to provide performance, utilization and availability feedback from any industrial asset on the plant floor.

MAG Integrates Turning, Hobbing Operations
Machine tool builder MAG says a recent acquisition will expand its range of technology offerings and enable gear manufacturing customers to realize savings in cycle time, setup and part handling.


Last Glance at IMTS 2010
It would be impossible to cover all of the key exhibitors at IMTS 2010—even if every booth got merely a quick glance. However, the editors of MMS did get glimpses of some interesting technologies exhibited at the show...

MAG Takes Orders for Major Aerospace Programs
MAG Industrial Automation Systems (Erlanger, Kentucky) has received a $7 million order from Lockheed Martin (Bethesda, Maryland) for two six-axis, CNC-controlled AutoDrill systems for use at the aerospace manufacturer’s Marietta, Georgia Plant.

MAG Powers up on Green Energy
MAG Industrial Automation Systems (Erlanger, Kentucky) announces the formation of a new Renewable Energy Business unit to design and build automated manufacturing systems for solar panels and wind turbine components.The new business’ operations, based in Hebron, Kentucky and Schaffhausen, Switzerland, are headed by Joe Jones in the Americas and Dr.

Product Categories of FFG MAG

Automated System & Cells for Assembly & Test
Automated System & Cells for Material Forming & Fabricating
Automated System & Cells for Material Joining
Automated System & Cells for Material Removal
Ball/Lead Screws & Repair Services
Boring Machines
End Finishing
End Turning Machines
Horizontal Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Horizontal Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis
Machining Cells & FMS
Maintenance & Repair
Milling Machines, Bed-Type
Milling Machines, Planer, Gantry & Bridge Type
Spline Rolling Machines
Spline Rolling Tools
Threading Tools - Cutting
Threading Tools - Forming
Transfer Machines, Dial Index
Transfer Machines, In-Line
Transfer Machines, Rotary
Transfer Machines, Shuttle-Type
Transfer Machines, Trunnion
Turn/Mill Machines, CNC
Turning Centers, Horizontal, CNC
Turning Centers, Inverted Vertical, CNC
Turning Centers, Twin-Spindle/Multi-Turret
Turning Centers, Vertical, CNC
Universal Machining Centers
Vertical Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Vertical Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis

Trade Names

Cross Huller
Lamb Systems
MAG Automotive
R&B Machines