Late 1930's

Late 1930

Lagun Machinery opens its doors with 15 employees in the industrial town of Elgoibar, Spain. The bench-type hand mill is the first machine produced.

1940's

1940's

Geminis heavy Lathes, Lagun Heavy Mills are two separate companies that are born to make larger equipment.

1960

1960

Lagun’s products, including milling machines and lathes, are introduced to the American market.

1968

1968

Republic Machinery Company, Inc,. is established in California. A few years later it is renamed Republic Lagun Machine Tool Co.

1978

1978

Republic Lagun CNC is formed, to build special machines for the U.S. Government, including explosive-proof machines for the Department of Defense. Our technology, machine components and engineering starts to expand into the aerospace, aircraft, automobile, construction and electronics industries, just to name a few.

1990's

1990's

Geminis and Lagun join forces to form Goratu.

1997

1997

Lagun Officially goes into second generation ownership and becomes certified as a Women Owned Small Business

1998

1998

Begin representing Zayer and their CNC milling machines including a fixed and moving column, bridge and gantry.

2000

2000

Introduced high-precision column-type automatic and CNC surface grinders, manufactured in Germany.

2002

2002

Start representing Spanish manufacturer’s, Bermaq’s, acrylic polishing and composite machinery.

2009

2009

Lagun is named an official USA Luge Team sponsor and assist in building luges for the 2010 Winter Olympics.

2012

2012

Become official integrators of Fanuc Robotics, providing automation products and services such as robotics (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robotics) and computer numerical control (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Numerical_control) systems.

2015

2015

Goratu factory further expands their series of Geminis Lathes and introduces the multiprocess horizontal and vertical lathes, models GHTM and VL.

Today

Today

Now based out of Harbor City, CA with 25+ employees, we’ve installed over 70,000 in the U.S. and counting.



Family-owned since 1968, Lagun Engineering Solutions is proud to be the oldest machine distributor in the U.S. With more than 95,000 machines installed worldwide, building high-quality machinery, with exceptional customer service, is our commitment to you.

Our manual and CNC milling machines, lathes and machining centers provide a broad range of capabilities serving the power generation, aerospace, renewable energy, iron, steel, railway, earthmoving, oil, gas, and construction industries, along with the Department of Defense. No matter the task at hand, we’ll build the specific machine for the job, with the utmost attention to detail.

Work that isn’t handled in-house, is finished by our trusted factories around the world. Once your machine is built, we even laser-verify it to ensure it’s properly functioning and ready for production. After your equipment is installed, we go a step further and train your employees on how to operate the machine.

For added peace of mind, we provide on-call service with a 24 hour on-site guarantee, if ever there’s an issue. With a stock of more than three million replacement parts and accessories, we ensure your equipment will be up and running in no time.

Lagun Engineering Solutions provides a first-class experience, to make your job easier.

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