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: 


Within Fives, the Aluminium business line is specialized in the design and supply of process equipment and the management of complete installations in the three sectors of the aluminium industry: carbon, reduction and casthouse.


Within Fives, the Automation business line is specialized in the design and supply of complete automated and integrated systems. With a strong foundation based upon renowned range of equipment such as Cinetic assembly solutions and washers, CFC conveyors, FG gantries and conveyors, DyAG software and traceability solutions and North America guiding systems, Fives is recognized as the preeminent provider of outstanding automated solutions and services which are at the heart of its customers’ efficiencies. 

Cement | Minerals

Within Fives, the Cement | Minerals business line is specialized in the design, supply and installation of core process equipment and complete plants in the fields of crushing, grinding, pyroprocess, combustion and gas treatment. 


In the area of carbochemistry to green chemistry, Fives made contributions in the field of separation, purification and valorization of products.

Fives designs and supplies proprietary process equipment and complete plants under the Proabd® trademark, offering engineering solutions from advisory services to basic engineering or complete turnkey unit


Fives designs and supplies a wide range of burners, customized combustion systems and associated supported services for key industrial applications and markets such as cement and minerals, ferronickel, heating plants, lime, oil and gas and hot gas generation.

With a strong legacy based upon renowned brands such as Pillard, North American and ITAS, Fives is a recognized provider of outstanding combustion solutions at the heart of the customers’ performance.

Cryogenics | Energy

Within Fives, the Cryogenics | Energy business line is specialized in the design, manufacture, installation and maintenance of brazed heat exchangers, cold boxes, cores in drums and cryogenic pumps from Cryomec range. These key products are dedicated to applications such as air separation, distribution, natural gas processing, LNG, olefins and petrochemicals, helium and filling systems.

Cutting Tools | Abrasives

Within Fives, the Cutting Tools & Abrasives group designs and supplies custom engineered superabrasive tooling providing ultimate cutting and grinding solutions. With a strong foundation based upon the renowned brands CITCO and Gardner, Fives is recognized as the preeminent provider of outstanding tooling and grinding solutions which are expertly designed to fit each customer’s unique requirements.

Filling | Sealing

With a strong legacy based upon renowned brands such as RapidCharge for filling and DeckerSealing for sealing, Fives designs, supplies fluid filling, fluid tests and sealing equipment product as well as associated services.

Whatever the fluid or the gas, Fives has the solution. Fives’ offer includes a wide range of fluid filling and tests equipment including standard and customized solutions adapted to any needs in terms of standards and production expectations, along with a complete range of services (maintenance, spares, retrofit, overhauling and upgrading).


In Glass, Fives is the Glassmakers' solution provider who designs and supplies process equipment, complete line as well as a large range of services for float, flat and specific (fiber, container …) production

Grinding | Ultra Precision

Fives designs and supplies ultimate grinding solutions for precision component manufacturers in a broad range of industries.

With a strong legacy based on 2 major brands of the market – Landis and Giustina, Fives is worldwide renowned for leading-edge automotive camshaft and crankshaft processing systems. Fives is also a leader in centerless grinding and disc grinding processes as well as lean and flexible CNC grinders for a wide range of shaft-type components for various industries.


Fives designs and manufactures a full set of induction heating and industrial cooling equipment and solutions for numerous industries.


Fives designs and supplies world-class material handling and sorting solutions for the intralogistics sector. 


As a specialist in availability-driven production resource maintenance, Fives offers Afnor-compliant Level I-IV corrective, preventive and enhanced maintenance with:

  • Results proviso contracts at multi-annual package rates that use specific indicators to measure performance
  • Means proviso contract
  • Maintenance engineering support services


Dedicated to aerospace, logistics, transportation, energy, chemicals, etc. 




The Fives Group has two shops that oversee subcontracting for all projects, either for work to drawings or tailored to specific needs. Fives can handle any type of subcontracting (mechanical welding, machining, installation and assembly, repairs) on all kinds of stainless alloy or steel for medium and large parts alike.

Metal Cutting | Composites

Within Fives, the Metal Cutting & Composites speciality designs and supplies machine tool and complete manufacturing solutions. With a strong foundation based upon renowned brands such as Cincinnati,  Giddings & Lewis, Forest-Liné, Liné Machines and Rouchaud, Fives is recognized as the preeminent provider of outstanding manufacturing solutions which are at the heart of its customers’ performance.

Key industrial markets served include aerospace, automotive and truck, heavy equipment, oil and gas, rail, wind energy and general machining.

Piping Solutions

Through its Piping Solutions business line, Fives is positioned to manage large-scale industrial projects for new construction and to renovate and upgrade operational sites. It primarily works on foreign nuclear programs (EPR and CPR 1000) and performs maintenance and upgrades for France's nuclear base (900MW, 1300MW, 1400MW units). Fives designs and manufactures high-performance equipment tailored to customer specifications: induction bending, expansion joints, aluminium piping and pressure vessels, aluminum spiral welded pipes, high-pressure composite material piping, descaling and fluidic cables.


In Steel, Fives’ offer includes a range of expert service, from the layout of a facility to revamping services, including the design, manufacture and retrofit of mechanical, thermal, tube & pipe mills & finishing equipment and the supply of surface treatment technologies.

Sugar | Bioenergy

Fives designs and supply process equipment, process lines, services, and solutions tailored to answer the needs of the sugar and the bioenergy industries.