October 1, 2017
Amada Holdings and Amada Machine Tools decided to implement investment strategies and M&A to expand their cutting tool businesses. The company plans to strengthen the production capacity of carbide blades in Europe plant. The investment amount is 3 billion yen. Amada Holdings and Amada Machine Tools will respond to the increasing demand for machining of difficult-to-cut materials in the aerospace industry.
In addition, Sanwa Daiya Kouhan, which manufactures diamond blades etc., became a wholly owned subsidiary on October 1st, 2017. Taking advantage of the acquisition, the company will also develop new saw blades with new materials such as fine ceramics.