MAG Giddings & Lewis 1859

born in:
Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac county, Wisconsin, United States

1859 - founded as a small machine shop suppling local sawmills with machine tools;1993 - manufacture large capacity, precision machine tools, including horizontal boring mills and machining centres to vertical turning centres; designed to improve manufacturing productivity; the tools feature modular functions that allow workers to adjust the machine to their job. used worldwide by small shops to heavy equipment manufacturers in aerospace, construction, mining, oilfield, and power generation industries, and military services; 2005 - became part of global MAG Industrial Automation Systems, MAG brought together renowned brands from the US and German machine tool industry such as Cincinnati, Lamb, Cross Hüller, Ex-Cell-O, Giddings & Lewis, Hüller Hille, Fadal, Witzig & Frank, Hessapp and Boehringer to form a company operating globally; businesses held by acquisition and management firm Maxcor Inc.