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Something is moving in Detmold

Detmold, 19.07.2019 - Early this morning heavy equipment arrived to bring our new EMAG VL4 lathe to Hall 3. The vertical lathe with integrated pick-up automation creates additional capacities in the hard turning operation for our series production.

The VL4 complements our existing line for the manufacture of 4 different gears for our customers in the passenger-car industry. We therefore now have two identical VL4 lathes at our disposal to process work stocks which are built up in the upstream system by the faster soft machining processes such as pre-turning and gear hobbing.

About LEAX Group:

LEAX Group is the parent company of a group (“LEAX Group”) with about 1,300 employees. LEAX Group has operations in Köping, Falun, Falköping and Tidaholm in Sweden, Riga and Rezekne in Latvia, Curitiba in Brazil, Detmold in Germany, Mezökövesd in Hungary and Wuxi in China. LEAX Group is a manufacturer of mechanical components and subsystems for the heavy vehicle industry, passenger cars, mining and construction industries and other engineering industries. LEAX Group also delivers customized gearboxes for various mechanical engineering industries. LEAX Group’s sales for 2018 amounted to approx. 1.8 billion SEK.

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