GF Machining Solutions

560 Bond St.
Lincolnshire, IL 60069 US

Division
AgieCharmilles, Mikron Mill, System 3R, Liechti, Microlution, StepTec

A Message from GF Machining Solutions

Company Profile

GF Machining Solutions is a leading provider of machine tools, automation solutions and services to the tool and moldmaking industry as well as precision parts manufacturers in market segments that include aerospace, automotive, electronics, medical and ICT.

GF Machining Solutions to Unveil New Machining Solution at EASTEC 2017

GF Machining Solutions will unveil a new high performance milling machine in booth 1236 at EASTEC 2017 in West Springfield, Mass., May 16-18.

GF Machining Solutions Dedicates EDM to Aerospace Machining

GF Machining Solutions' CUT 200 Dedicated wire electrical discharge machine (EDM) is designed for complex aerospace work.

Success Story

Companies the world over rely on our machines to take their parts manufacturing to the next level.

GF Machining Solutions Adds Regional Sales Support in Western Region

GF Machining Solutions has appointed two new regional managers in the Western Region to support growing sales of the company’s machines, automation solutions and services, especially for the tool and mold making industries, in that area.

GF Machining Solutions Appoints New Head of Sales for Central Region

GF Machining Solutions has named Stephan Swanson as its new head of sales in the Central region of the United States.

As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

Die Sinker EDM With Automated Loading/Unloading
Eastec 2017: In addition to unveiling a new high-performance milling machine, GF Machining Solutions will showcase the Form 20 die sinker EDM paired with the WorkPartner 1+ automation system to increase productivity through automatic electrode and parts loading and unloading.

Wire EDM

Wire EDM Offers More Than Just Precision
Among other benefits, these two shops have saved significant production time by using wire EDM for part-cutoff operations previously conducted on bandsaws.

GF Machining Solutions Names Head of Sales for Western U.S., Mexico
Martin Gorski has been with the company since 1995.

GF Machining Solutions AgieCharmilles Cut P 1250

EDM Shop Grows Its Capabilities
Extreme Wire EDM Service Inc. could not efficiently machine large parts on its existing EDMs. The AgieCharmilles Cut P 1250 wire EDM solved this problem, reducing the time, effort and cost of setting up and producing the part.

Machining Center Processes Small, Complex Medical Parts Unattended
Available in three- and five-axis versions, the Mikron HSM 200U LP from GF Machining Solutions is designed for speed, efficiency, precision and quality surface finishes in the machining of small, complex components including medical implants and other highly detailed parts.

Karl Kleppek

GF Machining Solutions Hires Director of Business Development
Karl Kleppek will oversee sales, business development and marketing.

machine cell

Mold Manufacturing Automation Leaves No Part Behind
The right mindset, the right five-axis technology and an intuitive approach to palletization help this mold shop extend automated control to the majority of its high-mix work.

GF Machining Solutions System 3R Delphin Zero Point

Economical Clamping System Suits T-Slot, Grid-Pattern Tables
The System 3R Delphin Zero Point system from GF Machining Solutions is designed as an affordable clamping system for use during heavy milling operations on a variety of machine tools.

GF Machining Solutions Announces Three New U.S. Distributors
Ellison Technologies, D&R Machinery and Hartwig Inc. now serve GF customers throughout the Northwest and West.

GF Machining Solutions rConnect Central Communications Platform

Platform Offers Remote Machine Tool Analysis, Live Assistance
The rConnect central communications platform from GF Machining Solutions offers in-depth remote machine tool analysis.

GF Machining Solutions Names Canada Distributor
Machine Tool Systems will represent GF Machining Solutions in Canada effective July 16, 2016.

GF AgieCharmilles Cut X series

Wire EDM Series Supports Precision in Complex Parts
Introduced in North America by GF Machining Solutions, the AgieCharmilles Cut X series of Wire EDMs is designed for precision machining of complex parts in high-volume production runs.

Diebold 3Dpro

June 2016 Product Spotlight Slideshow: EDM
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on electric discharge machines, or EDMs.

GF Machining Solutions to Acquire Micromachining Specialist Microlution
The move is part of GF’s expansion strategy to target industries such as aerospace and medical.

Bystronic BySmart Fiber 3015

May 2016 Product Spotlight Slideshow: Laser & Waterjet
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on machines for laser and waterjet cutting.

GF Machining Solutions AgiesCharmilles Cut E 350

EDM’s HMI Makes Job Management Flexible
GF Machining Solutions offers the AgiesCharmilles Cut E 350, incorporating a range of technologies designed to increase flexibility and accelerate time to market for medical manufacturing.

Saving Energy Synergistically
Energy-saving systems serve as an example of a machine tool functioning as a cyber physical system in which control loops are self-monitoring and self-adapting.

GF Machining Solutions Laser P 400

Laser Texturing Machines Accommodate Micromachined Parts
GF Machining Solutions has expanded its line of laser texturing machines with the Laser P 400 three-axis and Laser P 400U five-axis machines, designed to provide easy, repeatable laser engraving, texturing and structuring for small parts, such as cutting tools, small inserts and micromachined workpieces.

GF Machining Solutions rConnect

Communication Platform Enables Machine Screen Sharing
GF Machining Solutions has introduced rConnect, a central communications platform for the company’s milling, EDM and laser texturing machines.

Toyoda’s FA1050S 5-Axis

March 2016 Product Spotlight Slideshow: Machining Centers
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on horizontal, vertical and five-axis machining centers.

Product Categories of GF Machining Solutions

Automated Pallet Systems
Consulting Services
EDM Filtration Equipment & Supplies
EDM Tooling
EDM, Ram Type (Die-Sinking) CNC
EDM, Small Hole
EDM, Wire Type
Electrode Materials, EDM Wire, & Supplies
Laser Marking Systems
Maintenance & Repair
Marking & Engraving
Milling Machines, Graphite
Milling Machines, Planer, Gantry & Bridge Type
Milling Machines, Universal
On-Machine Probes
Pallet Changers - Automatic
Pallet Changers/Shuttles and Programmable Transfer Devices
Spindles
Toolchangers
Toolholders
Vertical Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Vertical Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis

Trade Names

+GF+
AC Form HMI
AgieCharmilles
Integrated Vision Unit
Intelligent Power Generator
Intelligent Tool Measurement
Liechti
Mikron
Smart Machine
Step-Tec
System 3R
Uptime+