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Fives opens global services center in Alabama

This location joins five other North American service centers.

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Posted on: 8/8/2016
Source: CompositesWorld

Fives Machining Systems, Hebron, Ky., and its network of global services centers has opened a new service center in Birmingham, Ala. This location joins five other North American service centers as Fives expands to meet the needs of its customers nationwide.

The Birmingham Center will house global services from the Fives Metal Cutting Composites business line, which includes: Cincinnati, Giddings & Lewis, Forest-Liné, Liné Machines range of products. The service center will stock spare parts, repair unit assemblies, and dispatch service engineers for customers in the region. John D’Amato will serve as director.

“We believe that understanding our customers’ operations is the best way to offer them customized service solutions that will increase their return on investment,” said Gary Finney, vice president and general manager for Fives Machining Systems Global Services. “We handle machine certifications, rebuilds and control retrofits across a variety of industries including aerospace, automotive, energy, defense and heavy equipment. And, the Fives service centers are committed to proactively assist customers in maximizing machine performance.”

The network of Fives global services facilities is strategically located near customers where the technician teams can quickly provide maintenance services to help customers: reduce the mean-time to repair, increase equipment reliability, and extend the lifecycle of their machines.

Fives Machining Systems has five North American services centers in Seattle; Valencia, Calif.; Cambridge, Ontario, Canada; Hebron, Ken.; and Fond du Lac, Wisc. 


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