GF Machining Solutions Names New Distributor in Ohio and Kentucky

May 18, 2018 3:15 PM

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., May 18, 2018 – GF Machining Solutions, the world’s leading provider of machines, diverse technical solutions and services continues to expand its strategic partnership with machine tool distributor Ellison Technologies. The company has named Ellison as its official distributor in Kentucky and southern Ohio, including Columbus and Dayton. TekQuest will remain a part of the GF distributor family and focus its efforts on northern Ohio.

GF Machining Solutions selected Ellison Technologies based on the company’s proven abilities to provide extensive service and support to customers as well as offering more comprehensive coverage in Southern Ohio and Kentucky. Ellison also supports GF Machining Solutions in Indiana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and several states on the West Coast.

“We count on our distributor partners to help us deliver the highest level of service and support,” said Scott Fosdick, president of GF Machining Solutions. “Ellison’s focus on customized solutions enables them to grow market share and build very strong relationships with customers.”

Ellison now provides southern Ohio and Kentucky-based manufacturers in the automotive, aerospace, die and mold, medical and other industries with GF Machining Solutions’ full array of EDM, milling, laser texturing, additive, micromachining and System 3R automation solutions along with a wide variety of machine tool consumables. The distributor’s high-tech demonstration centers and large sales and support teams enable customers to benefit from timely frontline service and application support on equipment.

About Ellison Technologies

Founded in 1955, Ellison Technologies 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 portfolio ranges 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, consumables and Digitalization 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 3’255 employees generated sales of CHF 992 million in 2017. More information can be found at


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