Fives Relocates Machine Tool Services & Solutions
Fives announces move of Machine Tool Services & Solutions business to newly expanded facility
A premier, multi-brand machine tool servicing organization, with services and solutions for all major brands.
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: fivesgroup.com or the dedicated Metal Cutting | Composites website metal-cutting-composites.fivesgroup.com.