Fastems Demonstrates the Newest CNC Automation Solutions in Booth 338966, South Hall, at IMTS 2024

Each day will feature educational sessions on machine shop productivity and live Fastems CNC automation system demonstrations as well as live daily customer case studies.

[June 2024 - West Chester, OH] - CNC automation supplier Fastems LLC will showcase its flexible automation systems with experts available to discuss how even the smallest machining shops can succeed in creating automated manufacturing operations in Booth 338966, South Hall, at IMTS 2024. Each day will feature educational sessions on machine shop productivity and live Fastems CNC automation system demonstrations as well as live daily customer case studies.


The company will highlight its entire flexible manufacturing system portfolio via Living Factory, and the entry-level automation system Flexible Pallet Tower (FPT), controlled with the industry-leading automation software, MMS (Manufacturing Management Software). FPT automates 4- and 5-axis machining centers with 300-630 mm pallets or zero-point plates. As a factory-tested automation unit, it is ready for fast delivery and installation with ready-made interfaces for hundreds of different machine tool models.

The automation control software MMS is designed to plan, run, and control mixed manufacturing, and its latest version 8.2 brings new features related to machining sustainability and flexibility in turning machine tool automation. The digital service portal myFastems enables manufacturers to take the most out of their automation systems every day. Fastems is also displaying its factory MES solution Work Cell Operations (WCO) that can plan the operation of manual work cells, stand-alone machine tools, and automation systems in a single instance. Factory Cockpit collects, visualizes, and analyzes production data at factory-level for full production transparency and data-based development.

To help manufacturers improve the cutting tool processes that are often the reason for low CNC spindle utilization, Fastems experts will discuss the best cutting tool practices and how automation can help in physical tool delivery and managing tool data, including tool wear. The company's Gantry Tool Storage (GTS) and Central Tool Storage (CTS) tool automation systems help shops to remove machine stops related to tool shortages, minimize their tool reworking time, and reduce sister tooling costs.

Fastems experts, including Mikko Nyman (CEO), Mikko Mononen (CSMO), Heikki Hallila (VP Digital Manufacturing) and Risto Niemi (Head of Expert Sales) will be available for discussion and demonstrations throughout the week during the show. Attendees will not want to miss the daily learning sessions as outlined below:

How-To-Automate Tuesday, September 10 - How to Automate 4 and 5 Axis Machining Centers for Flexible Manufacturing

Digital Manufacturing Wednesday, September 11 - Digital Tools to Collect, Visualize and Utilize Manufacturing Data

Tool Management Thursday, September 12 - The Best Cutting Tool Practices, Automation Features and Solutions for Preventing Tool Bottlenecks.

For more information and to learn more about competitive flexible manufacturing visit Booth 338966, South Hall or www.fastems.com/imts-2024.

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More About Fastems
Fastems is the leading flexible automation and digitalization solution partner for high-mix CNC manufacturing.
We are a family-owned automation integrator with over 40 years and 5,000 installations of experience with over 100 machine tool, device, and software brands. Our primary applications are in milling and turning. We work with industrial machine builders (OEM) and contract manufacturers in all industries, located in Europe, North America, and Asia.
The mission of Fastems is our customers' success in automated high-mix manufacturing. At large, we are building competitive and sustainable manufacturing. Read more at fastems.com.

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