Macfab achieves increased throughput, shorter lead times with new five-axis equipment


Macfab production floor

NEWS RELEASE: November 30, 2017: Macfab Manufacturing, an international supplier of precision components and sub-assemblies, has today announced the successful installation of a new 5-axis CNC machine. This latest addition results in a new total of 36 CNC machine tools, a 24% increase in the past year.

Macfab installs HAAS 5-axis machine


Macfab’s latest acquisition, a HAAS VF-4SS super-speed vertical machining center, is shown being installed. “This equipment’s speed and versatility helps us absorb a lot of production demand,” says Gary Cowan, Operations Manager, “With its dual pallet feature, we can increase the throughput of complex, intricate parts.”

“Our customers depend on us to constantly improve on lead times regardless of their project's complexity,” says Macfab president Chris Macmorine. "We invested in this newest 5-axis machine because its advanced features are designed for exactly that purpose – faster results and exceptional reliability."

For more information on Macfab’s prototyping, production, finishing, and assembly capabilities, contact Joe Magyar, Business Development Director, at

About Macfab Manufacturing

Macfab is a leading contract manufacturer of precision custom components and sub-assemblies used in four major industry sectors: analytical instruments, optics & photonics, defence & security, and satellites & space.

Serving customers across North and South America, the United Kingdom, Europe and Asia, Macfab supports early-stage product development as well as production volumes, and offers a complete suite of precision machining, finishing, cleaning and assembly solutions.

Macfab was founded in 1987 in Toronto, Ontario, and has grown from a small machine shop serving the local engineering community to become a full-fledged manufacturer serving international customers. For more information, write to or visit: