Founder of the Middle East Compliance Officers' Forum (MECOF
), he has been honored for his work in promoting compliance culture and awareness in the MENA region He won Corporate Governance Officer of the Year (2011).
Last year in a reorganization under A-TEC, Famup became the center of expertise in NC milling centers, Emco Italia now specializes in controlled-cycle and large NC lathes, Mecof focuses on custom high-speed milling machines, and Intos is a center of excellence in conventional turning and milling machines.
There's a special emphasis on machining centers for the aerospace industry, an area in which Mecof also operates.
Mecof (www.mecofspa.com), located near Genoa, Italy, started in 1947 building radial-arm drilling machines.
Mecof traditionally has had good customer support for its larger boring and milling machines, particularly its ram-type HBMs with patented ram design that reduces spindle sag at large excursions away from the double column.
The Mecof acquisition is significant for its improving the group's access to specific target groups like automotive and aerospace, according to Dr.
spa - High speed horizontal and vertical spindle machining centers with three to five simultaneous axes are being used at Ford, Boeing, and Magna for machining models, molds and dies, and engineering components.