10. April 2018

Customer story: Alu Menziken Extrusion AG, Switzerland

CNC manufacturer of Aluminum Lightweight Components benefits from

With the use of, the Internet of the CNC industry, Alu Menziken is taking another step towards digitalization and Industry 4.0.

Alu Menziken, a metalworking company based in the Swiss canton of Aargau, produces semi-finished products and components made of aluminum for the aerospace, automotive, pneumatics, construction and industrial components sectors. The Alu Menziken Group consists of Alu Menziken Extrusion AG (production sites in Reinach and Menziken in Aargau) and Alu Menziken Euromotive GmbH in Ranshofen, Austria. With over 110 years of experience (founded in 1897) in the field of complex extrusion products and weight-optimized lightweight components, the company trims aluminum to peak performance.

With, Alu Menziken offers and leverages their under-utilized machines, their industry knowledge and competence of aluminum cutting to the open market. This opened up the possibility of additionally optimizing machine capacity and is creating new market opportunities for all value-added units within the group.

"Today's generation of buyers are increasingly using the Internet and online platforms to connect easily and quickly on a global scale with new business partners, which is why we have decided early on to have a digital presence within online platforms like that of, especially because it is free to sign up on and use all of the features.", Michael Bishop, Key Account Manager for Precision Machining at Alu Menziken Extrusion AG.

Michael Bischof, Key Account Manager Precision Machining
Alu Menziken Extrusion AG, Reinach, Switzerland