Fives Machining Systems, Inc.
2200 Litton Lane
Hebron, KY 41048 US
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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.
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.