CHARMILLES(60)

Charmilles was founded in 1861 in Switzerland, the Ateliers des Charmilles produced cars for almost a century, until 1952, when it began to devote itself to EDM (Electrical Discharge Machining) for industrial applications.
In the mid-1950s, Charmilles introduced the first die sinking EDM machines and immediately became a market leader.
In 1983, Ateliers des Charmilles became part of the Swiss industrial group Georg Fischer, which acquired 51% of the company's shares. The company is renamed Charmilles Technologies SA. In 1988, Georg Fischer took over all the shares in Charmilles. In 1996, the Georg Fischer Group also acquired the majority of the shares in its Swiss competitor Agie and became without doubts the world leader in the field of EDM. Today, the GF Group also controls the Swiss company Mikron, which is one of the world's leading manufacturers of high-speed machining machines.

 

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Charmilles was founded in 1861 in Switzerland, the Ateliers des Charmilles produced cars for almost a century, until 1952, when it began to devote itself to EDM (Electrical Discharge Machining) for industrial applications.
In the mid-1950s, Charmilles introduced the first die sinking EDM machines and immediately became a market leader.
In 1983, Ateliers des Charmilles became part of the Swiss industrial group Georg Fischer, which acquired 51% of the company's shares. The company is renamed Charmilles Technologies SA. In 1988, Georg Fischer took over all the shares in Charmilles. In 1996, the Georg Fischer Group also acquired the majority of the shares in its Swiss competitor Agie and became without doubts the world leader in the field of EDM. Today, the GF Group also controls the Swiss company Mikron, which is one of the world's leading manufacturers of high-speed machining machines.