GF Machining Solutions LLC

560 Bond Street
Lincolnshire, IL 60069 US

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' Spark Track Monitors, Adjusts EDM Wire for Irregular Shapes
GF Machining Solutions’ Spark Track technology for wire-cutting EDMs prevents wire breakage that occurs when cutting irregularly shaped workpiece features.

News of Note: Machine Redesign, CAM Credentials and Solar Energy
Among the industry news of note in October 2019 is GF Machining Solutions’ rebranding of its machines, a cutting tool technology expo coming up in November and a huge solar panel installation on which Toyoda has broken ground. 

GF Machining Solutions facility in Biel, Switzerland

Additive Advances Highlighted at Grand Opening
GF Machining Solutions put its technology on display for its North American customers, highlighting advances in EDM spark monitoring and support for additive manufacturing technology.

GF Machining Solutions Introduces Updated Look to Its Machines
Products with the new design fully applied will have the LED-lit logo and technology identifier as well as additional color features.

GF Machining Solutions' rConnect Dasboard Collects, Compares Shop Data
GF Machining Solutions has introduced rConnect, a digital services platform powered by Open Platform Communications Unified Architecture (OPC UA) protocol.

GF Machining Solutions Appoints New Leadership Roles
The former president of the Americas region has been promoted to head the global organization. 

GF Machining Solutions Announces Distributorship Changes and Expansions
Marcus Machinery and Midwest Machinery Solutions have expanded their reach to key manufacturing sectors in the United States, while GF Machining Solutions has taken over direct sales in Canada with a new sales manager, Sean Smith.

AccuteX’s GE-SAi

June 2019 Product Spotlight: Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM)
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on different types of electrical discharge machining equipment.

AgieCharmilles Laser S Texturing Machine Reduces Quality Deviations
The AgieCharmilles Laser S series, available from GF Machining Solutions, provides a solution to what the company sees as the limitations of conventional and manual surface texturing methods.

Attendees navigate various booths at Eastec 2019.

On Display at Eastec 2019
Here is an overview of some of the CNC machining and other technology showcased at the biennial manufacturing trade show.

SH-4000P horizontal machining center from Tongtai

May 2019 Product Spotlight: Machining Centers
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on machining centers of varying capacities and configurations.

GF Machining Solutions Cut C 350 EDM

AgieCharmilles Cut C 350 and 600 Wire EDMs Deliver Cost-Effective Performance
GF Machining Solutions offers the AgieCharmilles Cut C 350 and Cut C 600 wire EDMs for U.S. manufacturers that want higher performance with lower operating costs.

GF Machining Solutions Laser S

AgieCharmilles Laser S Textures Parts with Greater Security
Shops that need an efficient surface texturing solution for product design and moldmaking may find the AgieCharmilles Laser S series from GF Machining Solutions to be the answer.

Compact Milling Machine Handles Tilted Workpieces
Eastec 2019: GF Machining Solutions will display the Mikron Mill S 400 U, a compact, high-speed, high-precision milling machine.

GF Machining Solutions Expands Business Development/Marketing and Sales Teams
Eight additions to the company include new hires as well as seasoned employees.

GF Machining Solutions Mikron Mill HSM 500 Graphite

High-Speed Graphite Mill Features Temperature Compensation
GF Machining Solutions’ high-speed Mikron Mill S 400/500 Graphite and Mikron HSM 500 Graphite are dedicated specifically to graphite machining.

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.

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 & 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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System 3R
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