Published On: Mon, May 15th, 2023

Haffner becomes strategic UK machinery partner for FOM Industrie Haffner becomes strategic UK  

Machinery innovators Haffner has cemented its reputation as the industry’s go-to machinery supplier with the announcement it has become the strategic machinery partner for FOM Industrie in the UK. Dave Thomas, CEO of Haffner, said: “We have been working with FOM since 2019 and we are now the UK’s largest distributor of its cutting-edge aluminium machinery range. Our relationship has gone from strength to strength, resulting in this strategic move.” 

Founded in 1972, FOM Industrie is a leader in aluminium automation machinery with a range that extends from automatic cutting and machining lines to 3-4-5 axis work centres, single and double head sawing machines and traditional machines. Dave commented: “FOM has the same business pedigree and ambition as we do. It has plans in place to double the size of its production space as part of its continued growth strategy. We are looking forward to being an even closer UK partner to the company as it continues its trajectory.” 

Speaking on the new strategic partnership Stefano Beraldi, Export Manager, of Fom Industrie said: “Thanks to the fast-growing business relationship with Haffner, we are aiming to further reinforce our market presence in UK fenestration. The combination of Graf Synergy and Fom Industrie hi-tech products will ensure Haffner remains the strongest player in the field of aluminium and PVC-U fabrication machinery. We look forward to further aligning our business strategies with this well-organised and dynamic machinery partner.”

FOM Industrie machines will be on display at Haffner’s stand at this year’s FIT Show. Visitors to Stand K51 will be able to view a complete factory set up including the FMC230 CNC Machining Centre with its four controlled axes, the heavy-duty FMC340 CNC Machining Centre and the Blitz Alva double head saw. Dave said: “The live factory set-up will demonstrate the innovative credentials of the FOM aluminium machines and how they take fabrication to the next level by delivering superior manufacturing quality and best-in-class performance.” 

 Founded in 1990, Haffner has the largest and most comprehensive machine portfolio in the industry today. As well as being the strategic machinery partner for FOM Industrie in the UK, Haffner is the sole UK agent for Graf Synergy. It also designs innovative and high-quality engineered products at some of the most competitive industry prices.   The company has seen exponential growth in the past few years. In the past three years alone, the company has doubled the size of its Staffordshire headquarters and commissioned a new 1,990 m² showroom extension with high-end facilities at every level. With its partnership with FOM Industrie and its continued commitment to customer excellence, the award-winning business is laying the foundations for its ongoing growth.