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Fair Friend Group completes acquisition of MAG Group

  • Closing of transaction completed having received all required regulatory approvals
  • MAG joins one of the largest and fastest growing machine tool groups and will benefit from FFG’s global footprint and financial strength
  • Established MAG brand will become one of FFG’s key brands in the field of automotive applications
  • FFG’s machine tool division to generate annual sales of more than USD 2.3 billion (including MAG Group)

    Hüller Hille NBH 5 - Fast and lean for automated manufacturing

    Uhingen, November 23, 2015 – the Hüller Hille NBH series is well known for its qualities in various industries as a single machine with pallet changer or in flexible cells with a pallet storage system. The new NBH 5 is now tailored for manual, semi-automatic or fully automated direct loading in flexible and agile manufacturing systems, as they are used in the automotive OEM and tier supplier industry, but also increasingly by commercial vehicle manufacturers, hydraulics and industrial drive manufacturers.

    Milan: highlights from the EMO show

    Uhingen, October 16, 2015 – The Fair Friend Group and its German subsidiary FFG Werke GmbH draw a positive conclusion on their EMO 2015 presence. With a range of innovations and a customer-oriented market approach, the stand attracted over 3500 visitors and several substantial orders for high tech projects from various industries were booked. - all about the EMO in Milan

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    FFG and MAG sign sale and purchase contract

    • FFG acquires MAG Group, including 100 percent of the shares of MAG IAS GmbH
    • Closing of transaction expected in Q4 2015
    • Acquisition of MAG enhances FFG's footprint in Europe and North America and increases its presence in the automotive segment
    • MAG group will significantly improve its access to the growing Asian markets

    EMO 2015: FFG shows more than 30 machines in Milan

    Uhingen, August 21, 2015 – At this year’s EMO, which will take place in Milan, Italy, between October 5 and 10, FFG will show a wealth of manufacturing solutions: In hall 2, E01-G01, the Asian, European and American brands of the group will present over 30 machine tools and industry specific technologies for various applications. The highlights include new machine concepts and machining technologies, manufacturing systems and flexible standard solutions.

    Witzig & Frank re-enters US market with long-term partner Hydromat Inc.

    St. Louis, MO/Offenburg, November 13, 2014 – After a successful production and market relaunch, FFG Werke GmbH’s Witzig & Frank brand has renewed its traditional partnership with St. Louis-based manufacturer Hydromat, combining their matching portfolios of high volume forming and metal cutting solutions for the faucet and fittings, automotive and general machining industries.

    Swiss manufacturing: FFG at the BaselProdex

    Basel is the hotpsot for the Swiss, German and French manufacturing industry in November: machine tool builders and manufacturing experts meet at the Prodex in Basel, from November 18 - 21. At the booth of Wetzikon based BWB AG, our Swiss sales partner, FFG Werke GmbH presents a VDF Boehringer universal turning machine VDF 400 DUS.

    FFG Europe presents entire brands portfolio at BI-MU in Milan

    The leading international machine tool companies will be presenting their latest innovations in Milan from September 30 to October 4. FFG Europe experts for turning, milling and gear manufacturing solutions will be available in hall 15/D10 to discuss manufacturing solutions with industry visitors. 

    FFG Europe: double feature at IMTS in Chicago

    At the IMTS in Chicago from September 8 to 13, FFG Europe exhibits its entire turning, milling, and gear manufacturing portfolio. At two booths in the South Building (booth S-9447) and the North Building (N-6924), the FFG experts are available to advise visitors on the manufacturing technology solutions from VDF Boehringer, Hessapp, Honsberg, Hüller Hille, Modul and Witzig & Frank.

    FFG Russia continues machine tool tradition of FFG brands

    Well established sales and service organization shows live machining and full FFG Werke GmbH portfolio at Metalloobrabotka show in Moscow.

    Star SU and FFG Werke GmbH extend successful cooperation

    Hoffman Estates / Goeppingen, April 7, 2014 - Star SU, LLC, based in Illinois, and FFG Werke GmbH signed a contract extending their partnership for machine tool sales and service in the Americas.

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