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EMAG LLC / HQ: Farmington Hills, Mich. / 2009 sales: $600 million worldwide / Employees: 1,800 worldwide Products: Turning and grinding machines / Peter Loetzner, CEO: “We work very closely with a lot of leading manufacturers.” Flexible Providers as a subsidiary of the emag group, emag llc can offer solutions that its competitors can not, its ceo says. by alan dorich ceo peter loetzner joined emag two years ago, but has been in the machine tool industry for 30 years. EMAG LLC is a company that likes to stay ahead of the competition when it comes to solving difficult machining problems, CEO Peter Loetzner says. “We work very closely with a lot of leading manufacturers,” he says. “They often come to us [for] solutions that others cannot provide.” Based in Farmington Hills, Mich., the firm is a subsidiary of EMAG Holding GmbH, which is a manufacturer of turning and grinding 34 SPRING 2010 machines, gear cutting and deep-hole boring machines, tubes and coupling sleeve machining centers, and laserwelding machines. In addition, the EMAG Group provides customers with spare parts, training courses, and engineering and planning services. The firm started its operations in Bautzen, Germany, in 1867 as both an iron foundry and engineering works company. EMAG Group was later re-established in 1952 in Esslingen, Baden- Württemberg, Germany, as a manufacturer of lathes and special purpose machines. In 1969, the company moved to its group headquarters in Salach, Germany, and in 1980, founded its U.S. subsidiary. Flexible Service Today, EMAG LLC “occupies a central location in the American ‘Auto Belt,’” EMAG Group says. It explains that the company carries out the task of customizing machi-

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Manufacturing Today - Spring 2010
Global Strategies
Cost Concerns
Growth Opportunities
Continuous Improvement
Business Value
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Smeal Fire Apparatus Co.
Club Car Inc.
Parkson Corp.
MKS Instruments Inc.
Amity Technology
Co-Operative Industries
Corbi Plastics
Elyria/Hodge Foundries Co.
Inteplast Group Ltd.
Willbanks Metals
Zotos International Inc.
Akron Foundry Co.
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Bosal International
First American Plastic Molding Enterprise
MAC Equipment
Mayville Engineering Co. Inc.
Kurtz Bros. Inc.
Aesco Electronics
Code 3 Inc.
Columbia Marking Tools
Euro-Rite Cabinets
Fampec Technology LLC
Faubion Associates Inc.
Ginsey Industries Inc.
Imagineering Finishing Technologies
Imperial Woodworks Inc.
Innovative Lighting
Liburdi Dimetrics
MTC Transformers
Plastiques GPR
S.A. Robotics
Sunrise Windows
Positran Manufacturing Inc.
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Manufacturing Today - Spring 2010