Fagor Arrasate, a leading expert in the design and manufacture of customized and fully automated systems for the world's most demanding industrial sectors, will showcase at FABTECH (Booth A4963) to the American market its broad portfolio of customized automations for stamping systems, forging facilities and coil slitting and processing lines. Fagor Arrasate is prepared to offer optimal automation solutions for a wide range of industrial applications.
Over the last decades, Fagor Arrasate has earned international recognition as a provider of cutting-edge capital equipment and its comprehensive automation offerings include an array of state-of-the-art components designed to optimize industrial processes for maximum efficiency and productivity. The following are examples of the automation solutions that Fagor Arrasate offers:
- Pick-up destackers
- Shuttle systems
- Automations for composites lines
- Automatic slitter head change
- Automatic separators for slitting lines
- Strapping and packaging lines
- Coil feeding and automatic threading
- Multi-cassette levelers with automatic changeover
- Automatic stacking and racking systems
Automation on the Rise in America
Automation systems, which have been in place in Europe for decades, are gaining momentum in the U.S. market, particularly in industries such as stamping, steel mills and service centers. The integration of advanced technologies has brought significant improvements in efficiency, quality and safety to manufacturing processes within these sectors.
By leveraging robotic systems and automated machinery, Fagor Arrasate's automation solutions optimize manufacturing processes, increasing productivity while reducing production times. This automation minimizes human error, delivering precise cutting, forming, and welding operations and ensuring uniformity in production. Consequently, operating costs are significantly reduced, enhancing overall profitability.
Moreover, Fagor Arrasate's automated systems guarantee consistent and superior product quality. The integration of automated inspection and quality control technologies enables precise defect detection and correction, resulting in products of higher accuracy and uniformity. As a result, stamping, steel, and aluminum processing and finishing companies in the United States can offer high-quality products that meet the most stringent industry standards.
One of the standout advantages of automation lies in its contribution to workplace safety. By replacing hazardous and repetitive tasks with automated systems, the risk of workplace injuries and accidents is greatly reduced. Operators can monitor and control processes from a safe distance, promoting their well-being and minimizing the risks associated with handling heavy materials or exposure to adverse conditions. This emphasis on safety has led to a noticeable decrease in workplace accidents and has created safer and healthier work environments.
Servicing America from America
Fagor Arrasate's commitment to excellence extends to its presence in America. In 2022, the company inaugurated a new service plant in Portage, IN, equipped with a workshop, overhead crane, warehouse area, and a modern office building, covering a total area of 6,735 square feet. This facility is strategically positioned to support Fagor Arrasate's growing customer base in the United States, where numerous successful projects have already been completed.
Throughout the entire project life cycle, Fagor Arrasate is dedicated to providing exceptional, close-knit, and direct service to its clients. As the company firmly believes in the success of its clients, its goal is to accompany them in their journey to achieve their objectives.
With the increasing importance of automation in the sheet metal processing and forming industry, Fagor Arrasate is poised to contribute to the growth and competitiveness of the U.S. manufacturing industry. As the demand for efficient, high-quality, and safe manufacturing processes intensifies, Fagor Arrasate's innovative and reliable automation solutions will continue to lead the way.
About Fagor Arrasate
Fagor Arrasate is a world leader in the design and manufacture of customized solutions for steel, aluminum and stainless-steel forming, from presses and stamping systems, cutting and processing lines for metal coils and complete systems for the manufacture of complex metal parts. It also specializes in the forming of composites, hot and cold forging systems and hot stamping.
It operates globally and its main clients include the world's most important manufacturers in the automotive sector, such as the Volkswagen Group, Ford or Stellantis, strategic suppliers in this field such as Gestamp, CIE or Magna, companies in the steel and aluminum value chain such as Tata, Arcelor Mittal, Acerinox, Gonvarri, Coilplus or Zekelman, and companies in the household appliance sector such as Bosch-Siemens, Whirlpool, Mabe, General Electric or Haier.
With more than 60 years of experience, Fagor Arrasate has 6 production plants, 5 technical assistance service centers and an R&D&I center, as well as numerous sales offices throughout the world. Fagor Arrasate currently employs 660 people at its plants in Spain, China, Mexico, Germany and the USA. Fagor Arrasate's average turnover in recent years has been over 200 million euros and exports account for around 85% of its production.
It is a founding member of the MONDRAGON Corporation, one of the largest business groups in Europe, with a total workforce of 70,000 professionals. Press contact: Mr. Edorta Mendieta Head of Marketing Communications Fagor Arrasate, S.Coop. Phone: +34 670 404 953 Email: email@example.com