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Industrial automation firm forms Canadian operation to serve manufacturing industries

Sterling Heights, MI -- MAG Industrial Automation Systems (MAG IAS) has formed a new division, MAG Canada, a sales ...


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May 23, 2007
By MRO Magazine
MRO Magazine

Sterling Heights, MI — MAG Industrial Automation Systems (MAG IAS) has formed a new division, MAG Canada, a sales and service organization that will expand the countrywide support of machine tools, systems and services from MAG IAS companies. These companies include MAG Boehringer, MAG Cincinnati, MAG Fadal, MAG Giddings & Lewis, MAG Hessapp, MAG Maintenance Technologies, MAG Powertrain, MAG Turmatic Systems, and MAG Cincinnati Automation.

MAG Canada combines a long-established Canadian machine tool firm, UBJ-Boehringer Inc, with an existing local factory-service organization.

UBJ-Boehringer brings 62 years of Canadian manufacturing experience and resources to the new organization. The move is seen as part of a long-term commitment by MAG IAS to Canadas durable goods manufacturing sector. Headquarters for MAG Canada is a 13,000 sq ft facility in Mississauga, Ont. In addition, a fully-staffed sales/service facility is located in St. Laurent, Que.

During May 2007, MAG Canada will be transitioning into responsibility for Boehringer, Cincinnati Machine (excluding FTV, CFV, V-CNC and HTC series machines), Fadal, Giddings & Lewis, Hessapp, MAG Powertrain, Turmatic Systems and Cincinnati Automation products in Canada.

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The size and scope of MAG Maintenance Technologies, the MAG IAS service and support organization, is another asset to MAG Canada and its local professionals. Parts stocked in Canada are part of an $80-million global inventory maintained by Maintenance Technologies.

We are now able to better serve the needs of key Canadian durable goods manufacturing sectors, including the aerospace, automotive, die/mold, recreational vehicle, conventional and alternative energy, and contract machining industries, said Juergen Moeglich, president, MAG Canada.

Our staff of 32 experienced, Canadian machine tool sales, application and service specialists is looking forward to growing with our market, and being a part of a global team with a knowledge base that is continually expanding.

Machine tools offered by MAG Canada range from small machining and turning centres for flexible small-batch contract machining, to custom-configured multiple-spindle turning systems for high-volume production, to large boring mills, turning centres and gantry machining centres for massive parts. Composite tape-laying and fibre placement machines, finishing machines, fabricating equipment and custom-engineered assembly systems are also part of the mix.

MAG IAS has revenues of approximately US$1.5 billion, and employs nearly 4,500 worldwide.

For more information on MAG IAS or MAG Canada, visit www.mag-ias.com or call 905-501-0048.