GF Machining Solutions begins construction of new Canada headquarters

November 5, 2019

GF Machining Solutions begins construction of new Canada headquarters
The companies broke ground for the new Canada HQ. From left to right: Heather Newman, operations and inside sales manager (GF Piping Systems), John Giroux, managing director (GF Piping Systems), Mark Sanhamel, director of operations (GF Machining Solutions), Sean Smith, sales manager – Canada (GF Machining Solutions) and Philipp Hauser, president, head of market region North and Central America (GF Machining Solutions)

GF Machining Solutions, along with the group’s sister division GF Piping Systems, has begun construction of a new joint regional headquarters in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada. The companies broke ground for the new 20,500 m2 (67,000 ft2) facility in late October 2019.

The new Canadian headquarters will feature a 1500 m2 (4,800 ft2) demonstration centre, along with full sales and service support staff. Also serving as a distribution centre, the facility will reportedly streamline the sales and acquisition process for customers, as well as help shorten delivery times.

“Investing domestically in Canada and improving upon our local services will further enhance both GF Machining Solutions’ and GF Piping Systems’ abilities to serve the Canadian market,” stated Philipp Hauser, President – Head of Market Region North and Central America for GF Machining Solutions. “Manufacturers in this region have come to know and understand the quality, strength and reliability of the GF brand, and this new facility will provide easy, localised access to our full range of manufacturing technologies.”

GF Machining Solutions a leading global provider of machine tools, technical solutions and services to manufacturers of precision moulds and tooling and of tight-tolerance, precision-machined components. The company’s portfolio ranges from Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) solutions, three- and five-axis milling machines and spindles, laser texturing machines, Additive Manufacturing machines and machines for laser micro-machining, to solutions for tooling, automation, software and digitalisation.

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