Fives Machining Systems, Inc.

2200 Litton Lane
Hebron, KY 41048 US

A premier, multi-brand machine tool servicing organization, with services and solutions for all majo

Fives announces move of Machine Tool Services & Solutions business to newly expanded facility

HEBRON, Kentucky, December 4, 2018 – Fives Machining Systems, Inc. a global machine tool and complete manufacturing solutions provider, has announced the relocation of its Machine Tool Services & Solutions business to a new production facility located at 2200 Litton Lane, Hebron, KY 41048. The Machine Tool Services & Solutions business provides productivity enhancements and service support to aerospace and industrial manufacturers for the full range of machine tools in their facilities.

“With the tremendous growth we have experienced since the acquisition of the Konecranes MTS in January of this year and the addition of service centers in the key strategic markets of Wichita, KS, and Charlotte, NC, our business has outgrown the space available in the former Konecranes MTS facility in Erlanger, KY. This move provides the expanded floor space in a modern climate controlled facility that is needed to accommodate the retrofit and rebuilding of our customers’ key assets.” said Steve Thiry, President & CEO of Fives Machining Systems Inc. “Our mission to be a world-class service & Solutions provider requires the resources and infrastructure of a state of the art production facility. It is an exciting expansion of our retrofit and rebuild capacity!”

Within Fives, the Metal Cutting | Composites business line, which includes Fives Cincinnati in Hebron, Kentucky, specializing in aerospace and metal cutting and composite machines and systems, Fives Giddings & Lewis in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, concentrating on large, high precision boring mills, machining centers and vertical turning centers, Fives Lund Engineering in Seattle, that provides unique design-to-build solutions, Fives Liné Machines in Granby, Quebec, Canada and Fives Machining in France, producing large portal mills, automation systems, robotic machining and tooling solutions.

The new home of the Machine Tool Services & Solutions will be headquartered in Hebron KY, and support the activity of over twenty service centers worldwide, including the seven in North America - Hebron, KY, Seattle, WA, Valencia, CA, Wichita, KS, Charlotte, NC, Fond du Lac, WI and Cambridge, Ontario.


For additional information on the Machines Tool Services & Solutions offering, as well as the entire line of Fives’ Metal Cutting | Composites machines and systems, see: or the dedicated Metal Cutting I Composites website

A Message from Fives Machining Systems, Inc.

Company Profile

Large-scale and high-precision are the attributes common to the offerings of all the companies within the Fives Machining Systems group.

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.

The National Research Council of Canada and Fives join forces to develop inspection technology for the aerospace sector

As the aerospace industry in Canada and around the world continues to increase its use of automated composite manufacturing techniques to produce large aircraft components, the industry is eager to find solutions to manufacture reliable, safe, and cost effective composite structures.

Fives Giddings & Lewis to Celebrate 160 Years

FOND DU LAC, Wis., January, 2019 – 2019 is a big year for Fives Giddings & Lewis as it celebrates its 160th anniversary, with a special celebration happening this summer.

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 Machining Systems relocates its Machine Tool Services & Solutions business.

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.  

representatives of Fives and Konescranes

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 Seattle Service Center

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.

seven-axis BMI Viper fiber-placement machine

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.

Product Categories of Fives Machining Systems, Inc.

All Other Workpiece Handling, Loading & Feeding Equipment not specified
Automated System & Cells for Material Removal
Boring Machines
Chamfering Tools
Composite Forming
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Software (Sold Independent of Hardware)
Conference, Seminar or Exhibition Organizers
Consulting Services
Coolants, Cutting Fluids & Oils
Drilling & Tapping Machines, CNC
Drilling & Tapping Units, Fixtured
Drilling Heads/Attachments
Drilling Machines, Bench & Column
Drilling Machines, Deep Hole (Gundrilling)
Drilling Machines, Multi-Spindle
End Mills
Facing Tools/Heads
Fixturing Systems
Horizontal Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Horizontal Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis
Inserts, Indexable (Carbide, etc.) & Tool Inserts
Leasing & Financing Services
Machining Cells & FMS
Machining Services
Maintenance & Repair
Milling Heads/Attachments
Milling Machines, Planer, Gantry & Bridge Type
Milling Machines, Universal
Plant Maintenance & Repair Equipment
Pumps, Coolant
Replacement Parts/Repair Parts
Retrofitting, Rebuilding, Remanufacturing Services
Sawing Machines, Other
Tap Drivers & Attachments
Tool Storage & Handling Systems
Training of All Types, Including Audiovisual/Internet
Turn/Mill Machines, 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

Giddings & Lewis
Henri Liné
Kearney & Trecker
Liné Machines
Warner & Swasey