AGIE Charmilles Group

As the top manufacturer of electric discharge machines (EDM) and high-speed machining (HSM) centers, the Agie Charmilles Group - the Manufacturing Technology group of the Georg Fischer Corporation, its main shareholder - is the world's leading system supplier to the tool and mold making industry. Both EDM and HSM are key technologies in the manufacture of molds and press tools for the mass production of plastic and metal parts as well as in the direct machining of complex precision components. As a globally active group, Agie Charmilles employs 3,000 people and maintains a presence at more than 50 sites worldwide through its own organization. The Group posts annual sales in excess of CHF 1 billion with its brands Agie, Charmilles and Actspark, the combined market leader in EDM; Mikron and Bostomatic, the global number 2 in HSM centers; and the EDM peripherals and consumables manufacturers Intech and Mecatool.