In line with its customer-centric growth strategy, GF Machining Solutions has appointed Chris Jones as the company’s President and Managing Director of North America. In his new position, Jones will play a pivotal role in further solidifying the company as the standard for intelligent machining solutions and as an industry leader in unparalleled service and support through operational and functional excellence.
To advance the company’s 2025 growth strategy, Jones will expand its presence in vital market segments, including medical, aerospace, automotive/die mold, packaging, energy and consumer electronics. Within these markets, GF Machining Solutions will continue to provide manufacturers with innovative application-specific technologies.
“My intent is to champion 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 the quality and service they need for success.”
Jones brings to his new position over 25 years of manufacturing industry experience and a history of driving results in both the industrial automation and machine tool sectors. His professional skills include Computer Numerical Control (CNC), complex robotic systems, sales management and Six Sigma.
About GF Machining Solutions
GF Machining Solutions is the world’s leading provider of machine tools, diverse technical solutions and services to manufacturers of precision molds and tooling and of tight-tolerance, precision-machined components. The key segments we serve include the aerospace, automotive, medical, energy, information and communications technology (ICT) and electronics industries. Our extensive portfolio ranges from Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) solutions, three- and five-axis Milling machines and Spindles, 3D Laser texturing machines, Additive Manufacturing and machines for Laser micromachining to solutions for Tooling, Automation, Software and Digitalization—all backed by unrivaled Customer Services and support. GF Machining Solutions is a globally acting Division of the Georg Fischer Group (Switzerland) and maintains a presence of 50 locations and more than 3,000 employees worldwide.