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Industry News
GMTA Names Vice Presi-
dent of Sales
Walter Friedrich, president and CEO of German Machine Tools of America (GMTA), has named Marius Braun to the post of vce president of sales for the company.
At GMTA, Braun will oversee the sales of the gear making machine lines sold by the company, most notably PROFILATOR, originators of the patented Scudding technology for gear generating. In addition, he will super- vise the efforts on BvL parts washers, the STIEFELMAYER laser cutting machines for motor laminations, the SAMAG Multi Spindle machining centers, the ARNOLD laser weld- ing machines and the entire line of RASOMA vertical lathe and special
purpose machine.
Braun has worked in the USA since
2017. He was previously a regional sales manager for Hermle and a Tier One key account manager for Magna.
GF Machining Solutions
Announces New Presi-
dent of North America
GF Machining Solutions has ap- pointed Chris Jones as the company’s president and managing director of North America.
To advance the company’s 2025 growth strategy, Jones will expand its presence in vital market segments, including medical, aerospace, automo- tive/die mold, packaging, energy and consumer electronics. Within these
markets, GF Machining Solutions will continue to provide manufacturers with innovative application-specific tech- nologies.
“My intent is to cham- pion the customer and ensure that GF Machining Solutions is their most reliable and trusted
manufacturing partner,” said Jones. “Leveraging my team’s expertise and deep understanding of the challenges today’s manufacturers face, we will work diligently to provide them with
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