Accolade to LMW – The engineering conglomerate and machine tool major


The engineering conglomerate, Lakshmi Machine Works Limited started its value-driven machine tool division in 1988 to produce India’s finest range of CNC Machines. The journey of LMW was established in 1962 to provide Indian textile industry with the latest spinning technologies. Today, LMW is a leading textile machine manufacturer in India and one among the top three in the world to produce the entire range of textile spinning machinery. LMW’s foundry makes precision castings for industries worldwide. In 2010, the company has added an Advanced Technology Center to manufacture components for the Aerospace industry.

LMW – Machine Tool Division

The machine tool division has the total capability to design and manufacture world-class CNC turning, turnmill and machining centers. The high precision mother machines backed by skilled people produce high quality products. The company has made substantial investments in manufacturing facilities, thus enhancing its capabilities and technological competence to face the challenges as a global player. At LMW, a dedicated spindle assembly section produces high precision spindles up to 24,000 rpm. It makes different spindles like, belt-driven, direct-driven and built-in motor spindles. All the assembly lines are dust-free and temperature controlled to ensure maximum accuracy.

LMW focuses on major demanding factors in the market namely: 1) Accuracy & long lasting repeatability 2) Reliability 3) Reduction in cycle time 4) Low cost per component, and 5) High productivity. It terms it as the “4Ps”- Precision, Performance & Productivity leading to Prosperity. a LMW believes in delivering prosperity to its customers through its products and solutions.

The company is offering about 55 models and 88 variants of CNC machines in turning, milling and turnmill. Its versatile products provide solutions for various industrial needs in Automobile, Aerospace, Die & Mould, Defence, Pumps & Valves, Railways, Medical Equipment, Forging, General Engineering, etc. LMW also provides automation solutions such as auto loaders, Gantry systems, and Robots that are tailored to meet the customer requirements. The company has established a pan India network of sales and services that cater to every industrial city in India.

VMCs with exceptional reliability, performance and precision

J Series machines have high demand in the market for its exceptional reliability, performance and precision. These machines have wide working area and boasts spindle power ranging from 7.5 to 22 kW, with direct drive spindle speeds of upto 12,000 rpm. The machine features a direct drive BT 40 spindle as well as the option of a BT 50 spindle.

LMW J Series machines

In addition, the J series machines are equipped with a 24 tool ARM type automatic tool changer (ATC) that facilitates rapid and efficient tool changes, taking less than 2 seconds. The machines feature precision linear guideways on the X,Y and Z axes, ensuring accuracy and stability during operation. Rotary Automatic Pallet Changer (RAPC) is available in the selected models of J Series as an optional feature.

J Series machines can be easily configured to handle different materials like steel, aluminum, brass, die steel, inconel & titanium. These machines are highly versatile and caters to major industries like Automobile, Die & Mould, Pumps & Valves, Forging and General Engineering.

All in all, LMW offers a comprehensive range of products coupled with integrated solutions to help the customer step up quality and productivity and thrive in their business.