Fives Machining Systems, Inc.
2200 Litton Lane
Hebron , KY 41048 US
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
A Message from Fives Machining Systems, Inc.
As Seen In Modern Machine Shop
Fives Joins Women in Manufacturing Association as Corporate Partner
WiM is a trade association dedicated to support for women who have chosen a career in the manufacturing sector.
Fives Co-Developing Profilometer for Aerospace Composites
Fives and the National Research Council of Canada are collaborating on an advanced profilometer for the aerospace sector.
Fives Relocates Machine Tool Services & Solutions Business
Fives Machining Systems has announced the relocation of its Machine Tool Services & Solutions business to a new production facility.
Fives Acquires Konecranes’ Machine Tool Service Division
The company has combined Konescranes’ MTS division with its Global Services branch to provide productivity solutions services for various products and industries.
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 Appoints Two Executives
Stéphane Mayer will be head of the group’s Metal Cutting and Composites business line, while Wes Paisley will take over Fives Machining Systems as interim CEO.
Fives Acquires Lund Engineering
Lund Engineering is known for making equipment for the manufacture of composite structures for aerospace customers such as Boeing.
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.
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.
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.