Fives, the most pioneering partner of capital intensive industries

An industrial engineering group, Fives designs and supplies machines, process equipment and production lines for the world’s largest industrial groups in the aluminium, steel, glass, cement, automotive and manufacturing industries, aerospace, logistics and energy sectors.

8 key industries and 18 specialties

Fives' clients benefit from the Group's cross-fertilized knowledge between industries. Teams of experts spanning 18 specialties are dedicated to the specific requirements of their clients: 

Aluminium

Process equipment and complete installations: Carbon, reduction and casthouse sectors.

Some products: Eolios, GeniosTM, OzeosTM, Rhodax®, Xelios, Yprios…

Automation

Complete automated and integrated systems: Assembly solutions, washers, conveyors, gantries, fasteners, interlinking and robotic handling solutions, software and traceability solutions.

Range of products: CentriSprayTM, CFC, Cinetic, DyAG and FG

Cement | Minerals

Core process equipment and complete plants: Crushing, grinding, pyroprocessing, combustion, gas treatment and control & optimization.

Range of products: FCB and Pillard

Chemtec

Process solutions and proprietary equipment for the separation and purification of chemicals: Coal Tar Distillation (CTD) and Melt Static Crystallization (MSC).

Range of products: Proabd®

Combustion

Burners, controls and customized combustion systems. Design, supply, construction and maintenance services for furnaces, heaters and steam generation units.

Range of products: ITAS, North American and Pillard

Cryogenics | Energy

Brazed heat exchangers, cold boxes, cores-in-drums and cryogenic pumps for air separation, distribution, natural gas processing, LNG, olefins and petrochemicals, helium and filling systems.

Range of products: Cryo (heat exchangers, cold boxes) and Cryomec (cryogenic pumps)

Cutting Tools | Abrasives

Custom engineered superabrasive tooling, abrasive and superabrasive wheels, providing cutting and grinding solutions.

Range of products: CITCO and Gardner Abrasives

Filling | Sealing

Fluid filling, fluid tests and sealing equipment.

Range of products: DeckerSealing® and RapidCharge®

Glass

Process equipment and complete line for float, flat and specific (fiber, container…) production.

Range of products: Prium®

Grinding | Ultra Precision

Grinding solutions and machine tools for precision component manufacturers.

Range of products: Cranfield, Giustina and Landis

Induction

Induction heating and industrial cooling equipment and solutions.

Range of products: CELES

Intralogistics

Handling and sorting solutions to automate internal logistics streams for postal and courier companies, distribution centers and baggage handling systems.

Some products: GENI-beltTM cross-belt, TRISORT SDX shoe sorter, WCS Trace®, LPS, ACCORD Singulators...

Maintenance

Preventive and corrective maintenance solutions through contracts with performance objectives and maintenance engineering support services.

Manufacturing

Mechanical subcontracting for all projects from welding, machining, assembly including equipment repairs.

Metal Cutting | Composites

Metalworking machine tools, automated composites processing systems and complete manufacturing solutions.

Range of products: Cincinnati, Forest Liné, Giddings & Lewis, Global Services and Liné Machines

Piping Solutions

Industrial piping: Engineering and on-site expertise, prefabrication, new construction, maintenance, highly technical equipment.

Steel

Complete processing lines, mechanical, thermal, finishing equipment and surface treatment technologies.

Range of products: Abbey, Bronx, CELES, DMS, OTO, Stein and Taylor-Wilson

Sugar | Bioenergy

Process equipment and process lines for sugar recovery and co-generation of electricity.

Range of products: Cail and Fletcher