Karl Kleppek will oversee sales, business development and marketing.
Grinding very small-diameter instruments for use in medical procedures is a niche business for this micro-grinding machine manufacturer. The company makes machines that use a variety of grinding techniques to manufacture guidewires for the medical industry.
With the acquisition of a new CNC Swiss-type lathe, this company can now bid on small, complex parts it wasn’t able to in the past, while also slashing setup and cycle times.
Different tools and machining strategies have driven this shop to seek new efficiencies beyond its most demanding work and most capable machining center.
The move is part of GF’s expansion strategy to target industries such as aerospace and medical.