HELLER solutions at FNA

General mechanical engineering
Energy technology
Fluid technology
4-axis machining centers H

Improvement of the quality of processed parts

FNA S.p.A. is a big multinational group with nearly 70 years of experience in the compressed air industry. The group, with headquarters in Turin (Italy), employs approximately 1,500 employees in production plants in Italy, France and China, where it produces 8,500 piston compressors every day and 9,500 screw compressors a year. The customer was looking for a flexible system for machining screw compressor housings for its factory in Zola Predosa (province Bologna).


  • small and medium batch sizes have to be realized with high flexibility
  • possibility to work on three shifts with reduced presence of operators
  • improvement of the quality of processed parts
  • process reliability

Project scope & solution

  • flexible production system with one HELLER 4-axis machining center H 6000 and one pallet handling system Fastems FPC 1500 with 10 storage places
  • tool magazine with 265 places


  • highly flexible machining system
  • improvement of the cycle time and quality of the parts thanks to the use of a latest generation machine