Record Sales in 2006 for GF AgieCharmilles

Georg Fischer, the parent company of the GF AgieCharmilles brand and US-based Agie Charmilles Corporation, recently announced that it achieved over $3.3 billion in earnings for 2006, meeting sales goals originally set for 2007 a year in advance.

GF AgieCharmilles (agiecharmilles.us), Georg Fischer’s machine tool brand, increased sales to nearly $930 million worldwide, which represents nearly 28% of overall company sales growth. Increased milling sales were a key driver in GF AgieCharmilles’ growth for 2006, representing 24% of GF AgieCharmilles sales, up from 21% in 2005.

According to Agie Charmilles Corporation president, Harry Moser, Agie Charmilles Corporation is positioned for continued growth in the US market. “We fully expect to increase our strong market position in the US in years to come,” said Moser. “The recent alignment of the Agie, Charmilles and Mikron sales and service organizations coupled with the innovative technology of each brand allows us to meet our customers EDM and milling needs in ways our competitors cannot.”

Agie Charmilles Corp. manufactures of high-speed 5-axis CNC milling machines, wire EDM, CNC, die sinking and manual EDM systems.

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