GF Machining Solutions, formerly GF AgieCharmilles, recently named two new heads of sales to enhance the sales, service and support for the company’s milling, EDM and laser texturing solutions in regions of the United States that are experiencing continued manufacturing growth. Roy Cripps and Jon Walker fill these roles for the West Coast and Midwest, respectively.
Mr. Cripps is in charge of the overall sales and service for the company’s machine tool selection. He is also responsible for ensuring that his customers receive top-notch technical training, applications engineering support as well as turnkey solutions.
Mr. Walker joins the company with more than 8 years of sales, management and new business development experience in the machine tool industry. In his new role, Mr. Walker is responsible for managing and enhancing the company’s sales in the Midwest. This includes reinforcing a strong direct relationship with end users, educating the marketplace on the company’s diverse product portfolio for a range of industry segments, including aerospace, automotive, electronics and medical.
“It’s exciting to work for a company that continues to raise the bar not only in terms of technology, but also customer service and support initiatives,” Mr. Walker says. “My goal is to ensure that manufacturers throughout the Midwest know that GF Machining Solutions has everything they need to optimize their part production for almost any application.”