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    EMUGE-FRANKEN and GROB Announce Strategic Partnership

    WEST BOYLSTON, MA U.S.A. (August 9, 2021) – EMUGE-FRANKEN USA and GROB Systems, Inc. announced today that the two industry leading companies have formed a strategic partnership. The synergistic alignment of EMUGE-FRANKEN, a high-performance cutting tools manufacturer, and GROB, a highly-innovative CNC machining centers manufacturer, provides powerful, advanced 5-Axis solutions, expertise and support.

    Commencing the new partnership, a GROB G350T 5-Axis Universal Mill-Turn Machining Center was recently installed in the EMUGE-FRANKEN Technology Center in West Boylston, MA — a new manufacturing, research and development facility for North American manufacturers, designed to be a resource for applying cutting tool application strategies. To further reinforce the new partnership, a GROB application engineer is located and available onsite at EMUGE-FRANKEN to work together with EMUGE-FRANKEN engineers to develop turnkey 5-Axis solutions, perform customer application test cuts, conduct machining demonstrations and more.

    “We are pleased to announce our strategic partnership with GROB in North America,” said Bob Hellinger, President of EMUGE-FRANKEN USA. “It is a powerful and natural alliance, as both our family-owned companies already have a strong relationship in Germany where worldwide headquarters are located for GROB and EMUGE-FRANKEN. We look forward to building on each other’s strengths and optimizing challenging 5-Axis mill-turn applications for industries such as aerospace, medical, energy and automotive.”

    “We invite manufacturers to bring application challenges to us for programming support, test cuts and efficient, comprehensive solutions. By working together, GROB’s world leading 5-Axis technology and EMUGE-FRANKEN’s advanced cutting tool technology produces highly efficient results such as Autonomous Automated Lights-Out Machining,” said Kevin Gadde, GROB Key Account Manager. “The new partnership also gives customers the opportunity to see demonstrations of powerful machining solutions for demanding Aerospace, Die and Mold, Production Machining and more at technical seminars and events in West Boylston.”

    The EMUGE-FRANKEN Technology Center allows manufacturers to test new machining concepts and tools without tying up their own valuable machines and manufacturing hours. Actual machining processes are replicated and new tooling and application parameters are developed along with complete documentation. In addition, adjacent to the Technology Center, complementary training sessions and seminars are offered in an interactive classroom.

    Aerospace manufacturers, as well as those with other demanding 5-Axis mill-turn applications, can collaborate with EMUGE-FRANKEN and GROB to optimize their parts and components on the high productivity, compact GROB 350T together with the full line of EMUGE-FRANKEN cutting tool solutions ranging from Taps, Thread Mills and End Mills, to Carbide Drills, Tool Holders, Precision Workholding/ Clamping devices, and other rotary cutting tools.

    About EMUGE-FRANKEN
    For over 100 years, the German company group EMUGE-FRANKEN has been one of the world’s leading manufacturers of precision tools for thread cutting, gaging, clamping, and milling. With 1,950 employees, EMUGE-FRANKEN offers an innovative product program with 40,000 in-stock items and a multiple of that with customer-specific tools. The product range focuses on applications in the automotive industry, power plants, aerospace industry and medical technology as well as general manufacturing. As a complete system supplier for the machining industry, EMUGE-FRANKEN has branch offices or sales partners in 52 countries.
    EMUGE-FRANKEN USA (Emuge Corp.) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the 1,950 employee German company EMUGE-Werk Richard Glimpel GmbH & Co. KG (Lauf, Germany). EMUGE-FRANKEN USA also offers end-user technical support through a network of in-the-field engineers and in-house product specialists, all with extensive tooling and application experience. Over 10,000 types of cutting tools and accessories are
    stocked in the company’s U.S. and Canadian Headquarters located in West Boylston, MA, U.S.A. The recently expanded 50,000+ sq. ft. facility includes a technology center with a machining and tooling demonstration
    showroom and classroom, tool manufacturing and coating, reconditioning, warehouse, sales, support and administrative offices. For more information on EMUGE-FRANKEN USA, call 800-323-3013, at 1800 Century Drive, West Boylston, MA 01583-2121, or visit (Taps | End Mills | Thread Mills | Thrillers | Holders | Emuge).

    About GROB Systems
    For over 90 years, GROB has been known worldwide for the development and manufacturing of machines and production lines for automotive OEMs. GROB has since expanded its portfolio to include universal 5-axis machining centers. The unique retractable spindle provides unmatched accessibility to the work piece, and even upside-down machining, in a collision-free environment during tool change. While they are easy to install and maintain, the universal machining centers also provide optimal performance and high precision from lot size 1.
    GROB is a family-owned company located near Munich, Germany and has full manufacturing capabilities in Germany, Brazil, China, Italy and the United States. More than 600 employees at the 400,000 square foot facility in western Ohio support GROB customers across North America.
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