GF Machining Solutions LLC

560 Bond Street
Lincolnshire, IL 60069 US

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

A Message from GF Machining Solutions LLC

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.

New GF Machining Solutions Die Sinker is Market’s Smallest

GF Machining Solutions’ new compact FORM E 350 machine is an ideal die sinking EDM solution for small shops.

GF Machining Solutions to Acquire Leading Software Specialist

In line with its strategy to digitalize its offering, GF Machining Solutions has agreed to purchase 100 percent of the shares of Symmedia GmbH, Bielefeld (Germany). The privately owned company has been specializing in software for machine connectivity solutions for the past 20 years.

GF Machining Solutions Names New Distributor in Indiana

GF Machining Solutions has named Ellison Technologies as its new distributor to serve customers in Indiana.

GF Machining Solutions’ System 3R Celebrates 50 Years of Precision

GF Machining Solutions’ System 3R, a leading supplier of modular workholding/tooling systems, automation and software, celebrates 50 years of Swedish precision and innovation.

GF Machining Solutions Names New Distributor in Upper Midwest

GF Machining Solutions is happy to announce Ellison Technologies as its new distributor to serve customers in two regions in the upper Midwest.

New CUT P Series Makes First Appearance at GF Machining Solutions Event

GF Machining Solutions unveiled its all new CUT P Series machines at its Solutions Days event June 6 – 7 at the company’s U.S.

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

GF Machining Solutions, 3D Systems Form Strategic Technology Partnership
The two companies are planning to unveil a jointly-developed additive manufacturing machine at IMTS 2018. 

GF Machining Solutions will display its Mikron Mill P 500 U VMC at IMTS 2018.

VMC Tackles Tough Materials, Complex Forms
IMTS 2018: The Mikron Mill P 500 U VMC from GF Machining Solutions offers powerful material removal capabilities, high stiffness, precision and good part surface finish.

EDM spotlight collage

June 2018 Product Spotlight: EDM
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on electrical discharge machines (EDMs) tailored to a variety of industries. 

GF Machining Solutions Names Distributor for Ohio, Kentucky
GF Machining Solutions has expanded its partnership with machine tool distributor Ellison Technologies.

GF Machining Solutions' Liechti Turbomill 1400G machines a turbine blade from solid billet.

Aerospace, Energy Machining Hub Supports Diverse Needs
Surrounded by defense contractors and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), this GF Machining Solutions facility provides technology and expertise for applications ranging from specialty blade cutting to laser texturing.

GF Machining Solutions' Mikron HSM 500 Graphite high-speed mill

High-Speed Milling Machine Handles Graphite Applications
To meet the demands of mold and die machining, GF Machining Solutions has unveiled the Mikron HSM 500 Graphite high-speed milling machine.

Dante Payva

GF Machining Solutions Adds to Marketing, Sales Team
Dante Payva, Sammy Shabib, Heather Natal and Jon Carlson will support sales, service and support of the company’s milling, EDM and laser texturing solutions.

GF Machining Solutions Opens Aerospace and Energy Center of Competence
The North Carolina facility will improve the company’s ability to provide machining solutions to the North American aerospace and energy markets.

Hybrid mold insert core and graphic of the internal conformal cooling changes

Additive, Subtractive Methods Build Injection Mold for Better Temperature Control
An injection mold insert made with a combination of metal 3D printing and machining is capable of variotherm temperature control for improved part quality.

GF Machining Solutions’ Form P 350 die sinking EDM

EDM’s Optimized Pulses Reduce Electrode Wear
GF Machining Solutions’ Form P 350 die sinking EDM features precision-enhancing qualities and integrated technologies that are said to enhance productivity and profitability.

GF Machining Solutions Adds Two Distributors
Peak EDM will provide the company’s products to customers in Michigan’s lower peninsula, while Midwest Machinery Solutions will serve Northern Illinois.

GF Machining Solutions’ Form E 350

Compact EDM for Small Shops Delivers Consistent Accuracy
GF Machining Solutions’ new compact Form E 350 machine is a die-sinking EDM solution for small shops.

GF Machining Solutions' wire EDM

EDMs Optimize Challenging Cutting Operations
GF Machining Solutions’ AgieCharmilles Cut P series of wire EDMs is designed to provide precise positioning and contouring.

GF Machining Solutions to Acquire Symmedia
The purchase is intended to be a key move in furthering the company’s digital strategy in the age of Industry 4.0.

GF Machining Solutions Names Distributor for Indiana
Ellison Technologies, which also distributes the company’s products in a number of other regions, will now serve Indiana customers.

GF Machining Solutions' Microlution ML-5  industrial-grade laser micromachining platform

Laser Micromachining Platform Machines Minute Features
GF Machining Solution introduces its Microlution ML-5 femtosecond, industrial-grade laser micromachining platform.

GF Machining Solutions Names New Distributor in Upper Midwest
Ellison Technologies offers the company’s full range of EDM, milling, laser texturing, additive, micromachining and automation products in its territories.

GF Machining Solutions apprenticeship photoshoot

GF Machining Solutions Launches High School Apprenticeship Program
The plan is designed to offer a wage and benefits such as health insurance and paid time off.

Die-Sinking EDM Features Low Energy Consumption
Available from GF Machining Solutions, the AgiesCharmilles Form 20 EDM features Intelligent Power Generator (IPG) technology that gives it low energy consumption levels (3.7 kW/hr. at full power).

June 2017 Product Spotlight: EDM
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on a variety of electrical discharge machining equipment.

Product Categories of GF Machining Solutions LLC

Additive Manufacturing Machines for metal parts
Additive Manufacturing Machines—Powder Bed Fusion
Automated Pallet Systems
Consulting Services
EDM Filtration Equipment & Supplies
EDM Tooling
EDM, Ram Type (Die-Sinking) CNC
EDM, Ram Type (Die-Sinking) Manual
EDM, Small Hole
EDM, Wire Type
Electrode Materials, EDM Wire, & Supplies
Horizontal Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Horizontal Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis
Laser Marking Systems
Lasers, Excimer
Lasers, Nd: YAG, Pulsed
Maintenance & Repair
Marking & Engraving
Milling Machines, Bed-Type
Milling Machines, Graphite
Milling Machines, Knee & Column, Non-ATC
Milling Machines, Planer, Gantry & Bridge Type
Milling Machines, Universal
On-Machine Probes
Pallet Changers - Automatic
Pallet Changers/Shuttles and Programmable Transfer Devices
Software, CAD/CAM
Spindles
Toolchangers
Toolholders
Training of All Types, Including Audiovisual/Internet
Universal Machining Centers
Vertical Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Vertical Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis
Welding Machines & Equipment
Workholding, Custom

Trade Names

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