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Fives acquires Bryant Grinder’s ID/OD technology, intellectual property and service activities

Fives recently finalized the acquisition of the Bryant Grinder’s technology and intellectual property, expanding its expertise to the design and manufacture of high-precision/high-production inner-outer diameter grinders. Fives will also provide aftermarket services for the existing installed base.

The Bryant Grinder range of technologies and services will be legally operated out and developed by the resources (sales – engineering – assembly – field service) of Fives Landis Corp. Hagerstown, MD, USA company of Fives. Prior to this acquisition, Bryant Grinder was owned by Vermont Machine Tool.

Products mainly include dedicated internal diameter (ID) and outer diameter (OD) high-precision/high-production grinders, universal ID/OD (bore/seat/face) grinders, CNC operating systems, and a complete line of precision spindles. Fives will also provide the full range of services to the installed base (parts, field service and machine remanufacture).

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About Fives in Grinding | Ultra Precision

The Group and its Grinding | Ultra precision dedicated teams - around 650 people in Italy, the U.K. and the United States - offer a complete range of grinding machines, plus a comprehensive line of systems, grinding accessories and service/support programs.

Known worldwide for leading-edge automotive camshaft and crankshaft processing systems, Fives is also a leader in centerless grinding and disc grinding processes as well as lean and flexible CNC grinders for a wide range of shaft-type components for various industries. With a strong legacy based on 4 major brands of the market – Bryant, Cranfield, Landis and Giustina, and more than 200 years of expertise developing pioneering solutions in close partnership with customers, Fives is recognized as the leading provider of grinding and ultra-precision solutions – a partner that helps customers maximize operational performance.

About Fives

Fives is an industrial engineering Group with a heritage of over 200 years of engineering excellence and expertise. Fives designs and supplies machines, process equipment and production lines for the world’s largest industrial groups in various sectors such as aluminum, steel, glass, automotive, logistics, aerospace, cement and energy, in both developing and developed countries.

In all these sectors, Fives designs and manufactures equipment and innovative solutions, which better anticipate and meet the needs of its customers in terms of performance, quality, safety and respect for the environment.

In 2014, Fives achieved a turnover of 1.6 billion Euros and employed about 8,000 people in over thirty countries.



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    Cranield Precision

    Division of Fives Landis Ltd

    Woburn House, 3 Adams Close

    Kempston, Bedford MK42 7JE

    United Kingdom

    Tel: +44 (0) 1234 312 820