GF Machining Solutions Names Machine Tool Systems Canada Distributor

Jul 16, 2016 12:00 PM

GF Machining Solutions recently named Ontario, Canada-based Machine Tools Systems, Inc. as its new Canada-wide exclusive distributor. Machine Tool Systems, Inc. – specialists in precise, complex and productivity enhancing grinding and manufacturing solutions – will represent GF Machining Solutions effective July 16, 2016. 

The new technologies available to Machine Tool Systems from its partnership with GF Machining Solutions increases its ability to provide solutions to those customers in the automotive, aerospace, biomedical, die-mold and other key industries. Machine Tool Systems will now offer EDM, milling and laser texturing to address specialized needs of all customers.

“To further intensify product focus and support with customers, we have named Machine Tool Systems as our new distributor in Canada,” said Scott Fosdick, president of GF Machining Solutions. “Their core business is providing highly-engineered machine solutions for high-tech manufacturing.”

Current GF Machining Solutions customers in Canada can expect a streamlined transition to the new distributor and will benefit from full-service support that includes a high level of product and industry specialization and an intimate knowledge of the right equipment for their particular applications. For the foreseeable future, GF Machining Solutions will directly handle the service of its Canadian customers’ equipment.

As a result of the partnership, Machine Tool Systems will add a new product manager to exclusively serve the GF Machining Solutions product range. There will also be an applications engineer to assist in the support of GF Machining Solutions customers. GF Machining Solutions will also support the GF Mikron milling products with an experienced full-time service engineer.

Machine Tool Systems will launch a brand-new 5,000-square-foot showroom in Mississauga, Ontario. The showroom is a demonstration facility equipped with working machines that are also used for applications engineering. On-hand inventory includes GF AgieCharmilles wire and die-sinking EDM technologies and a GF Mikron mill. It also displays a surface grinding system to showcase the complete range of solutions available to the mold and die industries.

“We are looking forward to live demonstrations of the equipment and the opportunity to show examples of GF Machining Solutions technologies to our local customers,” said John Manley, owner of Machine Tool Systems, Inc.


About Machine Tool Systems, Inc.

Machine Tool Systems Inc., is the exclusive distributor of GF Machining Solutions products in Canada. They also specialize in the distribution of precise, complex and productivity enhancing grinding and manufacturing solutions from around the globe with a strong focus on Swiss and German machine tools. The owner, John Manley, has over 30 years of CNC Grinding experience throughout the North American industry. For more information, please visit or contact our Toronto offices by phone at 416-254-6298. 

About GF Machining Solutions

GF Machining Solutions is the world’s leading provider of machines, automation solutions and services to the tool and mold making industry and to manufacturers of precision components. The products range from electric discharge machines, high-speed and high-performance milling machines, including clamping and palletization systems, and 3D laser surface texturing machines, to services, spare parts and expendable parts, consumables and automation solutions. GF Machining Solutions is a globally acting division of the Georg Fischer Group (Switzerland) and maintains a presence on 50 sites worldwide within its own organization. Its 3,008 employees generated sales of CHF 905 million in 2014. More information can be found at


About GF Machining Solutions