Design and manufacturing of special machines since 1963

AFT is leading precision-machines manufacturer focused on mission critical applications. Large corporations active on Automotive Brake pads (friction materials) as well as Companies for specialties industries, via its three active Brands COMEC (Automotive friction materials) ARGA and FABES (industrial sectors).

AFT is today an unique case of supplier able to provide, if not entirely, the vaste majority of machines able to support advanced manufacturing processes for its customers in all active sectors. AFT international vocation proven by its current customer portfolio and revenues breakdown.

Comec grinding machines

Our Vision.

To position AFT as a sole supplier existing in the market on Global basis able to provide, thru a deep knowledge, custom made machineries and systems covering entire final customer manufacturing process in any market segment we play.

Our Mission.

To serve and support our customers by providing strategic custom-made assets such as machines and system solutions driven by undisputable technology leadership and thru a global presence and strengthening its leadership position via continuous investments in assets and People with solid emphasis on Emerging Markets.

Features List

Continuous innovation and advanced technology for winning business solutions

Brand Leadership

Comec and Arga Fabes represent an unique case of strong brand identity which most of the case may fit with high quality products identification and state of the art technology; for example Comec brand is today recognised as a real Global branded supplier in whole set of Friction Material machineries.

Wide commercial presence

AFT today offers to its customers a wide sales Channel globally present with an enviable set of customers leading their own businesses; a network of direct and indirect (via distributors) sales whom cover most of countries all over the World permits today to AFT to reach over 80% of their sales outside Italy and almost 50% outside Europe.

State of the art engineering capabilities

AFT trusts and believes on product technologies developments. Today AFT is able to provide taylor-made and turn key solutions for its customers covering entire process manufacturing needs available on its product portfolio: We engineer products and solution based on our customer needs.

Friction material manufacturing turn-key solutions

We offer turn-key solutions to produce any type of friction material either on traditional low-met and semi-met technology as well as on NAO (non Asbestos Materials) materials as well as for passengers cars and Heavy Duty applications by providing any single type of machinery needed from pressing to curing, grinding and painting.

Fully robotized solution design

Converting processes from traditional batch approach to a single-in-line one piece flow approach will pass thru a deep robotisation capability; AFT is ready to announce shortly the inclusion in its family of a new company able to speed this capabilities up.

Premium Quality & Ethics Conduct

AFT S.r.L established itself over the years through the quality of its products and strength of the trademarks ARGA, FABES and COMEC, offered to the market for over 50 years.
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