FMI Aerostructures Announces Installation of three State-of-the-Art Fives Cincinnati HMC 800 “Mega 5” Machining Centers

[VALENCIA, CA, June 20th, 2023 – FMI Aerostructures, a leader in aerospace manufacturing and engineering solutions, today announced the installation of three cutting-edge Fives Cincinnati HMC 800 horizontal machining centers at their facility. This new addition to the production line demonstrates the company’s commitment to innovation and continued investment in advanced manufacturing technology. This new equipment enhances their efficiency and capacity for machining close tolerance aluminum and titanium components.

The Fives Cincinnati HMC 800 is designed to deliver high precision and performance, enabling FMI Aerostructures to meet the demanding requirements of the aerospace industry. The machine’s key features include:

– A large 800mm pallet size, providing flexibility in handling a wide range of part sizes and types.

– Advanced linear motor technology, ensuring high-speed machining and rapid axis traverse rates, resulting in shorter cycle times and increased productivity.

– Robust construction, featuring a heavy-duty cast iron frame designed for maximum rigidity and stability.

– A high-speed, high-power spindle with HSK-100A tool interface, delivering exceptional cutting capabilities for both aluminum and hard metal components.

– The automation options, include pallet and tool management systems, enhancing the overall efficiency of the production process.

“With the installation of the Fives Cincinnati HMC 800, we are taking our manufacturing capabilities to new heights,” said Chris Grapsas – FMI Aerostructures VP of Business Development. “This state-of-the-art machining center will allow us to maintain our competitive edge by producing high-quality, precision-engineered components for our aerospace customers and the automated pallet system adds to our automated, lights out capability.”

FMI Aerostructures is committed to staying at the forefront of aerospace manufacturing by investing in the latest technology and equipment, such as the Fives Cincinnati HMC 800. This dedication to innovation and continuous improvement ensures that the company can meet the ever-evolving demands of its global clientele.

About FMI Aerostructures

FMI Aerostructures is a leading provider of aerospace manufacturing and engineering solutions, specializing in the production of high-quality, precision-engineered components for the global market. With a strong focus on innovation, quality, and customer satisfaction, FMI Aerostructures is a trusted partner to some of the world’s most renowned aerospace companies. For more information, visit

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