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New GFMS Exec Emphasizes Reliability

Feb. 3, 2022
GF Machining Solutions named Chris Jones is president and managing director of the EDM and milling machine manufacturer.

Machine tool builder GF Machining Solutions appointed Chris Jones as the president and managing director for North America, tasking him with “further solidifying the company as the standard for intelligent machining solutions,” according to an announcement.

“My intent is to champion the customer and ensure that GF Machining Solutions is their most reliable and trusted manufacturing partner,” Jones stated. “Leveraging my team’s expertise and deep understanding of the challenges today’s manufacturers face, we will work diligently to provide them with the quality and service they need for success.”

Jones has over 25 years of manufacturing industry experience, including work in industrial automation and machine tool manufacturing. His professional skills include computer numerical control (CNC), robotics, sales management, and Six Sigma.

The Switzerland-based group said Jones will work to expand its 2025 growth strategy by expanding its presence in targeted markets, including medical, aerospace, automotive/die mold, packaging, energy and consumer electronics.

GF Machining Solutions develops and manufactures electrical discharge machines (EDM), three- and five-axis milling machines and spindles, 3D laser texturing machines, and machines for additive manufacturing and laser micromachining.

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