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SAF Ksmos 4axisVilla Rica, GA – January 27, 2020 – Southern Aluminum Finishing Co., (SAF), recently purchased and installed Mecal MC 305 Kosmos CNC Fabrication Machine in its Winston facility.

Kosmos is a 4 – axis machining center that has the capability of machining extruded or fabricated metal parts up to 26 feet in length. The unique features of the machine include notching, countersink,
tapping, and a system that measures tool height for precision machining. The machine includes an upgraded CAD Link Software allowing 3-dimensional parts constructed in AutoDesk Inventor to be transferred
directly into the machine post-processor, saving time and eliminating potential programming errors.

“The recent purchase of the CNC machining center opens up new market opportunities and services for current customers. They have been asking for extrusion fabrication capabilities for years. We can now
competitively fabricate extrusions and finish in one facility”, states John B. McClatchey, Vice-President of Marketing and Sales

“Acquiring a Kosmos CNC machine will have a tremendous impact on the fabrication operation at SAF,” explains Frank Buchholz, General Manager. “Parts that were difficult and time-consuming to fabricate are
now easier, and customer requests that were impossible for SAF to manufacture competitively are orders that we can now produce.”



SAF is a mill-direct aluminum buyer, an approved fabricator for major Aluminum Composite Panel (ACM) manufacturers, and a mill-direct buyer of aluminum coil and extrusions. In addition to providing custom
fabrication, painting & anodizing, SAF Fabrication engineers aluminum, panel and column systems for commercial building projects.

For more information contact:

John McClatchey, VP of Sales Marketing
Metal Distribution, Finishing, and Fabrication

1581 Huber Street
Atlanta, GA 30318
Tel: (404)355-1560