FOND DU LAC, Wis. -- MAG IAS, LLC, one of the world’s largest machine tool and factory automation companies, is investing to develop a range of larger and more versatile machine tools which will be added to the product lines already produced at its facility in Fond du Lac, WI.
MAG has secured contracts and is in production of a new family of vertical turning centers (VTCs) with table sizes from 5 to 8 meters and facing capacity up to 9 meters in diameter. These dual column machines can handle workpiece loads up to 250,000 kg and feature fixed or adjustable rail styles. In addition, a new model of the large, ram-type horizontal boring machine (HBM) family is under construction in Fond du Lac. The company also recently introduced a new-concept machining system for high-volume production of wind turbine hubs.
“These machines will bring new dimensions in large part production to MAG customers around the world and will be joined by many additional variations in the coming months," said Bill Horwarth, President MAG Americas. "I’m very pleased that we are able to continue aggressive investments in expanding our product portfolio and range of manufacturing solutions for these important industries. We are confident that our business will continue to improve and delighted that customers have put their trust in us with significant new orders from all global regions, including the U.S., Europe, Middle East, India and China.”
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