Fives Giddings & Lewis

142 Doty St.
PO Box 590
Fond du Lac, WI 54935


From its manufacturing facility located in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, Fives Giddings & Lewis supplies a worldwide customer base with products and services designed to improve manufacturing productivity. Fives Giddings & Lewis builds a broad range of high-precision horizontal machining centers, horizontal boring mills and vertical turning centers for manufacturers in a variety of industries, from small job shops to large OEMs in the construction, aerospace, mining, oilfield and wind industries. Six sigma, ISO certification, turnkey processing and complete inspection capabilities are just a few of the advantages offered at our Fond du Lac facility. G&L is a leader in the global metalworking capital equipment market. Visit for more information on all Fives Machining Systems offerings for the Wind industry including blade automation and machines for turbine parts from bearings to shafts.



Mike Washkoviak
Regional Manager

Started in:


  • The New North

Core Competencies:
Vertical turning centers with swings from 800 mm to 9 m. Horizontal boring mills: four types including PT Series (Plain Table), RT Series (Rotary Table), MC Series (with shuttle and tool changer standard) and FT/FTR Series (Floor-type). Horizontal machining centers with work zones swings to 3000 mm and 2050 mm high.
High precision machine tools for prismatic and round parts
Estimated Annual Gross Sales:
$51 - 100 Million

Supplier to the Defense Industry:
Yes, we are a primary supplier

Number of Employees:

Import: Yes

Export: Yes

Export Industries:

Export Countries: Europe, Asia, Africa, South America


  • Automotive
  • Aviation and Aerospace
  • Defense Industry Supply Chain
  • Energy Systems
  • Marine Manufacturing
  • Wisconsin Wind Works


  • ISO 9001
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Six Sigma
  • Other: FMEA (failure mode effect analysis), APQP (advanced product quality planning)

Markets Interested in Serving

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Agriculture Equipment
  • Aviation and Aerospace
  • Construction
  • Energy: Compressed Natural Gas
  • Energy: Oil and Gas
  • Mining Equipment
  • Paper Converting
  • Renewable Energy: Wind Energy
  • Transportation Manufacturing


  • Manufacturing: Machinery and Equipment
  • Manufacturing: Machining, Fabrication/Tooling

Manufacturing Tier

  • OEM: An original equipment manufacturer, or OEM, refers to a company that makes a final product for the consumer marketplace.

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