GF Machining Solutions, formerly Agie Charmilles

New 5-Axis Machining Center Delivers Quality Parts and Optimal Chip Removal
Communication Systems & Equipment

New 5-Axis Machining Center Delivers Quality Parts and Optimal Chip Removal

FORM P 350 precision die-sinking EDM offers high stability and force reduction to help maintain a precise spark gap between workpiece and the electrode. MILL E 500 U swivels from range of -120 to +60 degrees and its table accommodates loads up to 992 lbs, which allows shops to machine wide range of parts. Ideal for job shops and parts manufacturers in the automotive, energy and general machinery...

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New SMART Wire from GF Machining Solutions Improve Process Continuity and Traceability
Electrical Equipment & Systems

New SMART Wire from GF Machining Solutions Improve Process Continuity and Traceability

Leverages radio frequency identification (RFID) technology for Industry 4.0-level process control. Recognizes the available length of wire and provides the operator that ensures enough wire on the spool is available to complete cutting operations without interruptions. Able to provide information such as date of manufacture, type, lot and expiration date, which is transmitted via RFID to the...

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GF Machining Solutions Highlights Productive, Flexible Automated EDM at EMO 2019
Machinery & Machining Tools

GF Machining Solutions Highlights Productive, Flexible Automated EDM at EMO 2019

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., September 25, 2019 – As part of a live application demonstration at EMO Hannover 2019, GF Machining Solutions showcased the flexibility and productivity-enhancing AgieCharmilles FORM X 400 die-sinking electrical discharge machining (EDM) solution paired with the System 3R WorkPartner 1+ (WPT1+) compact part and electrode changing robot. With this high-precision automation,...

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New CUT AM 500 Wire EDM Machines Comes with Rapid Wire Technology
Machinery & Machining Tools

New CUT AM 500 Wire EDM Machines Comes with Rapid Wire Technology

Can accommodate parts up to 510 x 510 x 510 mm and up to 500 kg in weight is ideal for aerospace and medical industries. Uses 0.2 mm diameter wire to separate additively manufactured parts from build platform at a maximum cutting speed of 300 mm2/m. Delivers ±0.1 mm accuracy with surface roughness of less than 6 µm and can blends horizontal wire orientation, a rotary axis and an integrated...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

GF Machining Solutions Unveils a Fresh New Look for its Products at EMO Hannover 2019

Lincolnshire, Ill., September 16, 2019 – At EMO Hannover 2019, visitors to GF Machining Solutions’ booth will be among the first in the world to get a glimpse of a new, modular design for its machines. Nearly two years in the making, the design update enhances the products’ visual appearance and will help customers immediately identify the GF Machining Solutions brand. Attendees can see the...

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GF Divisions Broaden Sales and Service Support with New Facility in Mexico

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., November 7, 2019 – GF Machining Solutions and GF Piping Systems are further enhancing their direct sales and service support to customers in Mexico with the opening of a new Nuevo Leon joint headquarters. In late October of this year, the companies conducted a groundbreaking ceremony for the 75,000-square-foot facility. With a state-of-the-art showroom and expansive...

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GF Divisions Expand in Canada With New Facility, Direct Sales and Service

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., November 4, 2019 – Broadening their presence in Canada, GF Machining Solutions and GF Piping Systems will open a new joint headquarters to further strengthen direct sales and service support for Canadian manufacturers. The companies broke ground for the 67,000-square-foot facility located in Ontario, in late October of this year. The new Canadian headquarters will feature a...

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New 5-Axis Machining Center Delivers Quality Parts and Optimal Chip Removal
Communication Systems & Equipment

New 5-Axis Machining Center Delivers Quality Parts and Optimal Chip Removal

FORM P 350 precision die-sinking EDM offers high stability and force reduction to help maintain a precise spark gap between workpiece and the electrode. MILL E 500 U swivels from range of -120 to +60 degrees and its table accommodates loads up to 992 lbs, which allows shops to machine wide range of parts. Ideal for job shops and parts manufacturers in the automotive, energy and general machinery...

Read More »
New SMART Wire from GF Machining Solutions Improve Process Continuity and Traceability
Electrical Equipment & Systems

New SMART Wire from GF Machining Solutions Improve Process Continuity and Traceability

Leverages radio frequency identification (RFID) technology for Industry 4.0-level process control. Recognizes the available length of wire and provides the operator that ensures enough wire on the spool is available to complete cutting operations without interruptions. Able to provide information such as date of manufacture, type, lot and expiration date, which is transmitted via RFID to the...

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GF Machining Solutions Highlights Productive, Flexible Automated EDM at EMO 2019
Machinery & Machining Tools

GF Machining Solutions Highlights Productive, Flexible Automated EDM at EMO 2019

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., September 25, 2019 – As part of a live application demonstration at EMO Hannover 2019, GF Machining Solutions showcased the flexibility and productivity-enhancing AgieCharmilles FORM X 400 die-sinking electrical discharge machining (EDM) solution paired with the System 3R WorkPartner 1+ (WPT1+) compact part and electrode changing robot. With this high-precision automation,...

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Company News

GF Machining Solutions Opens New Innovation and Production Center in Biel, Switzerland

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., September 23, 2019 – With over 300 guests in attendance, GF Machining Solutions opened its new innovation and production center in Biel, Switzerland on September 13, 2019. The new building will serve as the division’s new headquarters. The company invested two years and nearly 100 million Swiss francs ($100 million USD) in the construction of the new 44,000-square-meter...

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New CUT AM 500 Wire EDM Machines Comes with Rapid Wire Technology
Machinery & Machining Tools

New CUT AM 500 Wire EDM Machines Comes with Rapid Wire Technology

Can accommodate parts up to 510 x 510 x 510 mm and up to 500 kg in weight is ideal for aerospace and medical industries. Uses 0.2 mm diameter wire to separate additively manufactured parts from build platform at a maximum cutting speed of 300 mm2/m. Delivers ±0.1 mm accuracy with surface roughness of less than 6 µm and can blends horizontal wire orientation, a rotary axis and an integrated...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

GF Machining Solutions Unveils a Fresh New Look for its Products at EMO Hannover 2019

Lincolnshire, Ill., September 16, 2019 – At EMO Hannover 2019, visitors to GF Machining Solutions’ booth will be among the first in the world to get a glimpse of a new, modular design for its machines. Nearly two years in the making, the design update enhances the products’ visual appearance and will help customers immediately identify the GF Machining Solutions brand. Attendees can see the...

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