GF Machining Solutions

560 Bond St.
Lincolnshire, IL 60069 US


As Seen In MoldMaking Technology

Laser texture being applied to a mold at Custom Etch.

The Advantages of Digital Laser Technology for Mold Texturing
Understanding the nuances and benefits of laser ablation and when to use it.

Noteworthy News: Helping Hands
As we hear so often in moldmaking, building relationships is one of the keys to a business’s success. So, here’s a look at some recent new releases detailing partnerships within the industry!

Products Unlock Full Potential of Machine Technologies
GF Machining Solutions will showcase its predictive manufacturing technology for Industry 4.0, as well as other offerings, at EMO Hannover 2019.


Shorten Cycle Times with Automatic Slug Removal
Automatic EDM slug management systems yield unmanned, lights-out operations, shorten cycle times and allow roughing and finishing operations with zero operator intervention.

GF Machining Solutions Announces Leadership Changes
As part of the company’s ongoing commitment to quality, innovation and long-term growth, GF Machining Solutions recently announced two key leadership changes, effective September 1, 2019.

Tech Trends: EMO Hannover 2019 Sneak Peek
EMO Hannover is a key showcase for innovations and an essential driver of global production technology, so here’s a sneak peek at the types of products you’ll see from exhibitors at this year’s event, September 16-21.

Advanced Technology Solutions Take Processes to Next Productivity Level
GF Machining Solutions will highlight its range of Industry 4.0-enabling technologies at EMO Hannover 2019.

GF Machining Solutions Announces Distributorship Changes, Expansions
GF Machining Solutions announced it will expand distribution channels and regional sales to further invest in its capability to deliver advanced manufacturing technology to customers throughout North America.

Manufacturing Innovations Showcased at GF Solutions Days 2019
At its 2019 GF Solutions Days event, held in Lincolnshire and Chicago, Illinois, on June 27-28, GF Machining Solutions demonstrated its wide range of advanced manufacturing technology to more than 250 visitors.

GF Machining Solutions DMP Flex 350

GF Machining Solutions Demos Additive Manufacturing Flexibility at Solutions Days
The DMP Flex 350 and new EDM technology for AM promises more efficient, clean and repeatable production of dense, pure metal parts.

An X-Cell Tool and Mold team member sets up a Yasda for lights-out machining.

2019 Leadtime Leader Award Winner: X-Cell Tool and Mold Inc.–The Continuous Drive for Perfection
Continued investment in new technologies and automation has enabled this moldmaker to maintain shorter lead times no matter how large or complex the mold build.

GF Machining Solutions Expands with Additional Personnel
GF Machining Solutions has expanded its Service and Customer Services Departments with additional personnel dedicated to furthering its commitment to first-class customer support.

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Scratching the Surface of What Femtosecond Lasers Can Do
Providence Texture uses laser ablation with five-axis CNC lasers specifically designed for mold and part surface texturing, engraving, machining, and marking. Today the shop believes is it sill only scratching the surface of its femtosecond laser technology capabilities.


Femtosecond Lasers Improve Mold Texturing and Micromachining
Newer femtosecond laser machine option solves common working distance challenge for micromachining and mold texturing.

GF Machining Solutions' Laser S series for texturing molds.

New, five-Axis Laser Texturing System Offers Speed, Accuracy and More Geometric Options
Attendees at GF Machining Solutions’ unveiling of Laser S series say they are excited, impressed with speed and accuracy of mold texturing system.

AgieCharmilles Laser S series all-in-one laser system for mold texturing

Next-Generation All-In-One, Digital Laser Texturing System Unveiled
GF Machining Solutions introduces the new, fully-digital, multiprocess Laser S series for texturing molds.

Terry Iverson signing his book, Finding America's Greatest Champion

The Journey to Finding America’s Greatest Champion
Terry Iverson shares his journey to self-publishing his book, Finding America’s Greatest Champion, in an effort to educate those outside of manufacturing about great opportunities in manufacturing, changing perceptions along the way.

Modular Automation System Integrates with Wide Variety of Technologies
The System 3R Transformer modular automation system from GF Machining Solutions integrates with a wide variety of technologies.

Mold for turnkey cell project built at Tri-Par Die and Mold

Experience, Knowledge Base, and Creativity Give Tri-Par An Edge in Molds for High-Flow Material Parts
Expertise in building molds for parts made from highly-engineered materials and automation for molding gives Tri-Par Die and Mold Corp. key mechanisms for growth.

EMO Hannover 2019 is Right on Track
A list of exhibitors and products that will be seen at EMO Hannover 2019 are online.

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GF Machining Solutions Reaches Milestone
GF Machining Solutions celebrates activating the 1,000th connection of its rConnect digital services platform.

Product Categories of GF Machining Solutions

Additive Manufacturing Machines for metal parts
Additive Manufacturing Machines—Powder Bed Fusion
DI Equipment
EDM Services
Five-Axis Machining Centers
High-Speed Machining Centers
Horizontal Machining Centers
Milling Machines
NC Simulation and Verification Software
Pallet Changers
Sinker EDM
Small Hole EDM, or "Hole Popper"
Texturing Services
Vertical Machining Centers
Wire EDM