LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., September 5, 2017 – GF Machining Solutions has named Ellison Technologies as its new distributor to serve customers in Indiana. With the agreement, Ellison will provide manufacturers throughout the industrial state with GF Machining Solutions’ full array of EDM, milling, laser texturing, additive, micro-machining and 3R Automation solutions as well as a wide variety of machine tool consumables.
GF Machining Solutions selected Ellison Technologies based on the company’s proven abilities to provide extensive service and support to customers as well as to offer more comprehensive coverage in the Indiana market. Customers in the automotive, aerospace, medical, die-mold and other industries will benefit from easier access to demonstration centers and larger sales and support teams that can work in conjunction with GF Machining Solutions to provide timely front-line service and application support on equipment.
The partnership between GF Machining Solutions and Ellison Technologies continues to grow as the two companies work together to help manufacturers address many of today’s toughest manufacturing challenges. Earlier this year, GF Machining Solutions named Ellison as its distributor to serve customers in North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in addition to Ellison’s GF Machining Solutions’ coverage of the West Coast.
“We are very happy that our partnership with Ellison has expanded to include Indiana,” explained Scott Fosdick, president of GF Machining Solutions. “As one of the largest machine tool distributors in North America with an office centrally located in Indianapolis, they are well positioned to help us deliver the highest level of service and support to our Hoosier customers throughout the entire life cycle of their machine tools.”
“GF Machining Solutions’ high-speed milling, EDM and laser machine solutions are excellent complements to our product offerings,” said Graham Hooper, president and CEO of Ellison Technologies. “This growing partnership creates many opportunities for us to provide the advanced technologies our customers need to make them become more globally competitive.”
The partnership between GF Machining Solutions and Ellison Technologies in Indiana becomes effective starting on September 1, 2017.
About Ellison Technologies
Founded in 1955, Ellison Technologies www.ellisontechnologies.com is one of the largest machine tool distributors in North America, representing 65% of the metal cutting market. With 16 locations across the U.S., Ellison is committed to the survival and growth of the manufacturing industry. In addition to distributing the latest CNC machine tool technology, Ellison’s team of over 300 industry experts provide customers with engineering solutions, service and parts support, turnkey solutions, robotic automation and machine financing.
About GF Machining Solutions
GF Machining Solutions is the world’s leading provider of machines, diverse technical solutions and services not only to the tool and mold making industry but also to manufacturers of precision components. The products range from electrical discharge machines, high-speed and high-performance milling machines—including clamping and palletization systems, 3D Laser surface texturing machines and spindles—to solutions for tooling and automation, services, spare parts, expendable parts and consumables. 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 3,102 employees generated sales of CHF 916 million in 2016. More information can be found at www.gfms.com/us.