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Fives Machining Systems


Fives Machining Systems to Add Service Center in Seattle

Spare parts, service, and repairs for aerospace, automotive, energy, and heavy equipment

Published: Thursday, December 24, 2015 - 12:10

(Fives Machining Systems: Hebron, KY) -- On January 4, 2016, Fives Machining Systems, Global Services will open a service center in Seattle, Washington, joining the family of four other North American service centers as Fives expands to meet the needs of its customers nationwide. The Seattle service center will stock spare parts, repair unit assemblies, and dispatch service engineers for customers in the Northwest. Gerald Turner will be the director of this service center.

The Fives service centers are committed to proactively assist customers in maximizing machine performance, and the company’s highly skilled technicians and engineers have a wide range of machining capabilities and expertise. “We believe that understanding our customers’ operations is the best way to offer them customized service solutions that will increase their return on investment,” says Gary Finney, vice president and general manager of Fives Machining Systems Global Services. “We handle everything from spare parts, field service, unit repairs, machine certifications, rebuilds, and control retrofits across a variety of industries, including aerospace, automotive, energy, defense, and heavy equipment.”

The network of Fives service facilities is strategically located near customers where the technician teams can quickly provide maintenance services to help reduce the mean time to repair, increase equipment reliability, and extend the life cycle of customers’ machines.

Fives Machining Systems is comprised of Fives Cincinnati in Hebron, Kentucky, specializing in machines and systems for the aerospace and industrial sectors; Fives Giddings & Lewis in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, specializing in machine tools for the aerospace and industrial sectors; Fives Liné in Granby, Quebec, Canada, specializing in machine tools for aerospace, industrial and rail sectors; and Fives Lund, in the aerospace industry. Fives Machining Systems also operates Global Services, which has five North American service centers in Seattle, Washington; Valencia, California; Toronto, Ontario; Hebron, Kentucky; and Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

For additional information, visit www.fivesgroup.com.


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Fives Machining Systems

As an industrial engineering Group, Fives designs and supplies machines, process equipment and production lines for the world’s largest industrials including the aluminium, steel, glass, automotive, aerospace , logistics, cement, energy and sugar sectors.