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Connected Manufacturing for Added Value

At the AMB in Stuttgart from September 18 to 22, FFG will display all its brands in the same booth for the first time. The comprehensive range of metal cutting machines has been enhanced with entirely new products, proprietary automation, digital factory and connected production solutions.

FFG Europe & Americas acquires MHD gear shaping and bevel gear machining solutions

Eislingen, April 2018 - FFG Europe & Americas, the Eislingen based machine tool group with renowned German, Swiss and Italian brands like MAG, VDF Boehringer, Hessapp, Modul, Jobs, Tacchella, Pfiffner and others, is broadening its portfolio for gear manufacturing solutions. In March, the group acquired the bevel gear generating and gear shaping machines of the Chemnitz/Germany based gear technology and retrofit specialists MHD. FFG Europe & Americas took over all assets of the company, including the exclusive rights for all products and intellectual property, enhancing the offerings for hobbing and form milling of the MODUL brand and the MAG cold forming portfolio formerly marketed under the Ex-Cell-O brand.

Worldwide user organization founded for open IoT platform MindSphere

  • “MindSphere World” launched with 19 founder members
  • Community drives forward global reach of the MindSphere ecosystem
  • German industrial companies found user organization as innovation leaders in industrial cloud solutions

FFG presents world portfolio of machine tools and systems with a focus on smart production at EMO in Hanover

Eislingen, June 20, 2017 – The Fair Friend group is known for its variety of renowned brands, covering the full range of metal cutting machinery for turning, gear making, milling, honing and grinding in all parts sizes and volumes to manufacturing cells, agile systems, rotary transfer machines and turnkey systems including proprietary automation solutions. At the EMO in Hanover from September 18 to 23, the international machine tool manufacturing group is set to prove that the widespread portfolio can be combined smartly to match the needs of customers from various industries across the globe.    

  • Fair Friend Group presents more than 40 machines and manufacturing cells exclusively in hall 14 at EMO Hanover

  • Group is combining expertise of renowned machine tool brands to provide smart production solutions

  • Display spans from machinery across all metal cutting applications to automation and value added digital solutions

FFG acquires Italian grinding experts Meccanodora, Morara and Tacchella

Piacenza / Eislingen, April 18, 2017 – The international Fair Friend Group (FFG) has announced the acquisition of the Italian grinding manufacturers Meccanodora, Morara and Tacchella from IMT Spa through its affiliate company Grinding Technology Srl. 


Gerald Mies joins FFG to lead milling technology and factory automation activities

Eislingen, February 24, 2017 – Dipl.-Ing. Gerald Mies joins the management team of FFG Europe & Americas, taking over as President for the milling technology and factory automation business unit. The experienced industrial manager will be responsible for the MAG and Hüller Hille product brands as well as the industrial automation activities within the group.

FFG Group to acquire MAG’s Industrial Equipment Business Unit

  • FFG and MAG sign agreement on sale of business unit
  • MAG group to focus on automotive OEMs and tier suppliers
  • Michael Heinz enters new management position
  • Hermann Doppler joins supervisory board

FFG Werke – powerful brands in production technology

On December 20, 2013 FFG Werke GmbH took over the MAG IAS GmbH business unit Industrial Equipment ( Find out more about the company in the following letter from the management.

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