Recognized, innovative operator for the design, manufacture and sharpening of cutting tools.

AFLY, sharpener since 1971

AFLY supports its customers in the design, manufacture and the maintenance of cutting tools dedicated to production mechanics. Recognized for its expertise and certified by the largest carbide manufacturers, AFLY works with players from cutting-edge fields such as aeronautics, armament, general mechanics, automotive, medical, food or agricultural equipment.

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Customer satisfaction, our priority


We put our relationship with our customers at the center of our concerns, anticipate your needs and make sure to be reactive to all your requests. »

Robert Ponvienne, CEO

A comprehensive offer

From design to start-up, mastering the production chain guarantees customers an adequate and personalized follow-up. In order to meet their expectations and the market’s requirements, AFLY follows an efficient process, integrated in a comprehensive offer


  • Analyse of needs
  • Realization of tool plans
  • Study and search for effective solutions
  • 3D simulation of prototypes
  • Realization of supply channels

Final control

  • Control of dimensions and geometry
  • Inspection report if needed
  • Laser engraving of tools

Technical support

  • Monitoring and maintenance of tool parks
  • Advice and optimization of machining strategies
  • Regular visits from a technical sales representative


  • Tool analysis and contract review
  • Creation of production orders
  • Sharpening or manufacturing
  • Preparation of edges

Production optimization

  • Coating
  • Tribofinishing

Choose French quality to meet your requirements

– Factory based in Lyon –


AFLY provides you with quality services in sharpening of cutting tools and maintenance of gear cutting tools.


AFLY supports you in the design and manufacture of your cutting tools with our expertise.


AFLY offers a comprehensive service, unique in France, to meet every customer’s

Lasting investments

AFLY is committed to providing its customers with state-of-the-art production and control equipment.