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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.

Full lineup at AMB with a digital link to IMTS

The Fair Friend Group is displaying the versatility o fit German, Swiss, Italian and Taiwanese brands at AMB with eleven machine tools at three stands. The group provides solutions for virtually any manufacturing task, based on an extensive, long-standing expertise in milling, turning and gear making applications. At the AMB 2016, FFG presents its premieres and highlights at three dedicated stands – in hall 3/C18, hall 5/A11 and hall 8/A75.

Witzig & Frank Conquering Chinese Market By the Second!

Offenburg, May 9, 2016 – The machine tool manufacturer Witzig & Frank is offering ideal solutions for the increasing productivity requirements of Chinese industrial manufacturers. With the order of seven TURMAT rotary transfer machines valued at EUR 15 million, the Offenburg-based company is booking the largest single order in company history in Asia. The world's largest manufacturer of air conditioners, Gree, will produce 20 million parts on the machines annually.

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.

    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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