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ONA acquires 30% of AAEDM in USA

By means of this operation ONA fully enters the field of microhole.

By means of this operation ONA fully enters the field of microhole.


Headquartered in Durango, Spain, ONA manufactures a wide range of sinker and wire EDM machines, and has been active as a manufacturer for more than 60 years. The acquisition of AAEDM adds microhole EDM technology to such diverse sectors as power generation, aerospace, automotive and medical where ONA has a significant presence, with its wire and sinker products.

One of the leading EDM manufacturers world-wide, with more than 15,000 installed machinesONA has five (5) subsidiaries in Europe, America and Asia, each with a large network of distributors.

Founded in 2009 and based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, AAEDM designs and manufactures EDM machines for high-precision microhole machiningAAEDM’s workforce of fifteen (15), most with more than 20 years experience, focuses on the North American market. Recent product exposure has taken place in a variety of marketplaces, including Russia, China, India and South Korea.

ONA’s acquisition complements its growth strategy, opening the door to new business opportunities worldwide, with the involvement of both new and existing customers. With this collaboration, ONA, its subsidiaries and distributors and AAEDM will be introduced to new markets, like Europe where AAEDM’s product line is virtually unknown.

In September, at IMTS in Chicago ONA had on display its newest sinker and wire EDM machines in Booth E 5019AAEDM was represented at the booth, introducing its machine for micro-hole machining.