Join Fives Machining Systems in booth #N54 

at CAMX 2022

Free exhibit hall passes with promo code 119821

15% off a full conference registration with promo code 15OFFFULL22

About Fives Machining Systems:

The Fives, Composites & Automated Solutions business line provides end-to-end composite manufacturing solutions from lamination to demolding and everything in between. As industry partners, we provide customizable lamination, forming, inspection, and curing solutions. Precision and performance are at the heart of everything we do, ensuring minimal waste and maximum quality. Above all, we specialize in developing highly automated end-to-end solutions that increase productivity across the complete line.

This automation specialism has also led us to develop a range of unique and customized automation solutions. Working in fields as diverse as aerospace and biomedical engineering, we are problem solvers on the broadest possible scale.

Comprised of renowned legacy names: Cincinnati, Forest-Liné, and Lund we're responsible for the largest install base of tape layer and fiber placement machines in the world. Offering standard and highly customizable composite equipment and automated solutions according to customers' needs.

Featured Products:

Presenting the next generation in automated fiber placement (AFP) machines.
Cincinnati Viper Fiber Placement Systems represent the largest install base of fiber placement machines in the world. Get ready for the next-gen edition.

- Machine configurations can accommodate many shape and size applications, including concave and convex
- Designed for OEM /Tier 1 capabilities and quality standards
- Targeted to automate hand layup parts
- Dockable head for flexibility
- Best-in-class in-process inspection capability
- Interfaces w/ACES Composites Programming Package

Presenting the future in automated tape lamination (ATL) machines.
Fives is responsible for the largest install base of automated tape laminators in the world. Get ready for the future in the industry. The Cincinnati SuperCharger features:

- Choice of vertical travel
- X-axis rails in incremental sections for flexibility in part length
- Up to 25-degree contours and up to 60 m/min (2,362 ipm) lay-up rate
- Nine and ten axis machine
- Machine height configured for specific applications
- High-speed axis motion for high productivity
- Choice of crossrail width

Presenting the next-generation integrated measurement technology for automated composite layup.
An innovative quality monitoring solution, the Fives IPI features:

- Custom design to seamlessly integrate into an AFP machine
- Inventive Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) imaging technology creates 3D maps of composites surface
- Real-time defect measurement
- Real-time tow placement measurement and control
- Measures close to compaction roller minimizing optical variation
- Robust to a wide assortment of composite


CAMX – the Composites and Advanced Materials Expo – is the largest, most comprehensive composites and advanced materials event in North America. CAMX delivers hundreds of exhibitors in a dynamic marketplace unlike any other for products, solutions, networking, and advanced industry thinking, combined with the industry’s premier education program — featuring more than 150 presentations, a general session, technical papers, education sessions, theater presentations, and campfire sessions.



CAMX is your best source for new solutions, technologies, and ideas you need for your current and future projects. CAMX makes it easy to watch live process demos, see materials and interactive displays on what may be possible in the future, and meet with hundreds of manufacturers, distributors, and suppliers.



CAMX has the most robust composites and advanced materials education program anywhere in the world. Learn skills, material developments, and processes from more than 100 sessions led by the experts. Gain insights at thorough technical paper presentations and education sessions, and discover best practices from lively panel discussions.


Kick off CAMX by attending the General Session, open to all attendees and exhibitors. The CAMX 2022 General Session keynote presenter will be renowned author, teacher, and business leader, Michael Steep. 


Over his 30+ year career, Mr. Steep has worked with top executives from Apple, Microsoft, BMW, Google, P&G, L’Oreal, and Airbus to transform technology disruptions in their industries into new business opportunities. He currently serves as the executive director of Stanford Engineering School's Center for Disruptive Technology and Digital Cities, and prior, he served as the SVP of global business operations at innovation mega-hub, PARC Xerox. His presentation, Supply Chain and the Role of Composites and Advanced Materials, will address how to turn current supply chain disruption into new opportunities for the industry.


CAMX features a unique, three-day learning experience, with over 10 live demos on vacuum infusion, light resin transfer molding, and advanced processes producing real-life part. See, touch, feel, and learn from industry leaders...only at CAMX!



The panel discussion titled Take Off with Good Day CAMX and Re:Build Manufacturing will feature panelists: Miles Arnone, Chief Executive Officer of Re:Build Manufacturing; Jay Wakenshaw, Chief Operation Officer of Elroy Air; and Jonathan Sourkes, Head of Sales of Aero SBU, Victrex; with moderator Marcy Offner from Composites One.


The collaborative discussion will highlight real-world partnership success stories using advanced materials like thermoplastics to achieve unexpected benefits in developing market segments. New this year – attendance is open to all CAMX 2022 attendees.