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Why Linear Encoders are a NECCESITY on CNC Machine Rebuilds

Sometimes, it can make more sense to get a retrofitted CNC machine than to purchase new. Eagle Machine Tool Corporation has been upgrading Computer Numerical Controls (CNCs) in mechanical machine tools for 30 years. When it comes to retrofitting boring mills, they say that they do not retrofit without mounting linear scales. However, does it matter if the linear encoders are made from a different manufacturer than the CNC Control?

How Fagor overcame adversity at the 1969 Tour de France

The year was 1969, and while Fagor Automation hadn’t existed yet, the Fagor Group itself was participating in Tour de France. In this grand tour, Luis Ocaña, a member of the Fagor cycling team, suffered a fall while competing on the Ballon d’Alsacie stage. Despite severe injuries, the Fagor team together was able to complete the 83 mile course.

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High-level automotive, also with Toni Elias

Most of the employees at Fagor Automation have one thing in common: we all very passionate about Motorcycle Racing! That’s why it was a dream come true when Fagor Automation officially sponsored Spain’s own professional motorcycle racer, Toni Elias, for the 2020 season.

MotoAmerica Champion, Toni Elías, visits Fagor Automation Headquarters

We know what a lot of you are thinking, what does the world of Motorcycle Racing have to do with the world of manufacturing? One thing is for sure, both are fiercely competitive and immensely rewarding. For the uniquely challenging 2020 season, Fagor Automation Corp. sponsored one of the biggest names in the competitive motorcycle history, World Champion Toni Elías.

MotoAmerica Champion, Toni Elías, visits Fagor Automation Headquarters

We know what a lot of you are thinking, what does the world of Motorcycle Racing have to do with the world of manufacturing? One thing is for sure, both are fiercely competitive and immensely rewarding. For the uniquely challenging 2020 season, Fagor Automation Corp. sponsored one of the biggest names in the competitive motorcycle history, World Champion Toni Elías.

Fortune Magazine names Mondragon Corporation “Top 11th Company to Change the World”

“No business succeeds alone. Collaboration among companies, even among rivals, is a common thread.” This year, Fortune Magazine published their “Change the World” list, which is comprised of successful international businesses and initiatives that are taking on society’s unsolved problems. Mondragon Corporation, parent company to Fagor Automation, was considered by Fortune to be the 11th company of 53 that are spearheading that change.

Are you using Tool Inspection to it’s full potential?

Sometimes, it’s the features that come free with the CNC System that end up making such a difference in productivity. Within the Tool Inspection feature, which comes standard on all Fagor controls, Fagor provides a unique one step approach to interrupting and restarting your program. It’s never been so easy!

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HI-Prest project to develop a highly accurate scanner for space telescopes

A consortium of six Spanish companies from the Basque Country, led by SENER Aeroespacial, in concert with EGILE Mechanics, FAGOR Automation, IBARMIA Innovatek, KORTA and ULMA Embedded Solutions, is working on a project to develop a high-performance scanner to be used in telescopes, cameras and other optical instruments.

AVS y Fagor Automation colaboran en el ámbito espacial

AVS and Fagor Automation collaborates in the space sector

Fagor Automation and AVS collaborate together to work in the space sector. The companies Added Value Solutions (AVS) and Fagor Automation started a collaboration two years ago to develop an encoder for space applications capable of meeting the demanding requirements of current and future missions.

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Awea machines benefit from the new Pack Mold

Awea’s machines benefit from the new Pack Mold. AWEA Mechatronic Co. LTD, founded in 1986, is one of the largest and most dynamic machine tool manufacturers in Taiwan. It has a great reputation all over the world and, nowadays, it is one of the few companies in the sector that is quoted on the stock exchange.

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Simplified, from many to one

From many to one, the key to success is simplicity. A good example of this is the first 10kW fiber laser generator with EtherCAT bus, launched by the Chinese company MaxPhotonics .