Far right Marc Erickson and beside him Sean Smith with customers at Machine Tool System's open house.Click image to enlarge

Machine Tool Systems celebrated the opening of a new facility -- and a new chapter in its history -- with an open house for customers and industry colleagues. The machine tool distributor recently announced it had become the exclusive Canadian distributor for GF Machining Solutions.

The new facility in Mississauga, ON, is designed to showcase the technologies Machine Tool Systems and its respective principles offer industry, from EDM and high speed milling technologies to grinding and additive manufacturing.

Machine Tool Systems celebrates opening of new facilityClick image to enlargeMachine Tool Systems celebrates opening of new facilityClick image to enlarge

Machine Tool Systems celebrates opening of new facility with an open houseClick image to enlarge

The 465 sq m (15,000 sq ft) facility will serve as a demonstration site for manufacturers. On-hand inventory includes GF AgieCharmillles wire and die sinking EDM machines, a GF Mikron milling machine and a surface grinder.

As part of Machine Tool Systems' expansion, president John Manley took on new hires Sean Smith as product manager for the GF Machining Solutions product range, and Marc Erickson, as an applications engineer to support GF Machining Solutions' EDM customers.

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