Flexmill is a specialist in automated and robotized surface finishing applications, with a staff of about twenty robotics engineers and software programmers. We have delivered hundreds of systems to more than seventy customers in twenty countries.
The robotics business was originally founded in 1994 and was eventually in 2017 spun-off from JOT automation to become Flexmill. Typical robotics applications are in the fields of Aerospace, Automotive, Marine, and energy industries.
Flexmill is based in Nurmijärvi, Finland
From the beginning to where we are today
Flexmill was acquired by Mirka, the world’s leading abrasives and power tools manufacturer.
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Building of new brand image of Flexmill
Extension of global presence
Flexmill Oy was founded as a spin off from JOT automation
First S-series platform based deliveries to aerospace industry
First L-series platform based Gear Chamfering delivery to customer at Finland
Tool development for automotive industry needs started
First propeller finishing solution delivery to customer at Sweden
JOT automation bought business
First L-series platform based linishing solution delivery to customer at UK
First luxury boat fairing system delivery to customer at Italy
First S-series platform solution for enclosure hole drilling delivery to customer
First packing solutions were delivered electronic industry
First finishing and grinding solution for luxury sailboat manufacturing
First packing solutions with machine vision deliveries to food industry
RTS robotics management buy out. Master Automation Group (MAG) was founded
First mold milling solution to marine segment was delivered to customer at USA
First R-series (L-series) platform based deburring / finishing solution for aerospace customer at Sweden
New graphical version of Pi-Path software was released
First export sales of company was made
First delivery to aerospace industry for customer at Sweden
First machine/robot cell delivery with wooden furniture milling application
RTS takes over the business
Everything started. Student group at Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) created to way to programming industrial 6-axis robots same way as 5-axis machining cell was programmed by standard CAM program
Pii Robotics was founded as spin off from LUT
First Pi-Path software generation was released