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GF Machining Solutions to Open First-of-its-Kind Medical Center of Competence

GF Machining Solutions will support medical manufacturers with application support in precision milling, EDM, laser texturing, micromachining and automation.

Posted: March 15, 2023

GF Machining Solutions will celebrate the grand opening of its Medical Center of Competence in April. Pictured is the Microlution ML-5 ultrafast five-axis laser machine, which is well suited for generating holes and features of various shapes in products including medical catheter tips.

As demand for implants, surgical devices and other medical components continues, GF Machining Solutions will intensify its support of North American medical manufacturers with the opening of a new Medical Center of Competence at its Lincolnshire, Illinois, facility. As the first of kind, the new center will provide manufacturers supplying the medical industry with comprehensive applications support along with world-class production technologies that include precision milling, EDM, laser texturing, micromachining and automation. 

GF Machining Solutions will celebrate the grand opening of the new center with free special events on April 19 from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm with lunch provided and on April 20 at the nearby GF Machining Solutions Microlution facility. At the Medical Center of Competence event, visitors will have the opportunity to tour the over 50,000 square-foot state-of-art facility and experience firsthand some of the most advanced technologies producing key medical components. In addition to special guest presentations, the event will showcase the company’s fully automated order to production system and specialized control demonstrations. 

Also as part of the grand opening celebration, GF Machining Solutions Microlution will conduct factory tours and product demonstrations in its facility at 6629 West Irvine Park Road, Chicago, on April 20th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm (lunch include). Highlighted technologies include femto laser solutions that allow medical manufacturers to tackle their toughest high-precision machining applications.  

“In terms of advanced technology, GF Machining Solutions is the industry authority on medical manufacturing,” said Chris Jones, President – Head of Market Region North & Central America. “The new Medical Center of Competence further reinforces that, not only creating an environment for project collaboration, but also providing a place for medical manufacturers to learn how technologies such as high-speed milling, EDM, laser texturing, micromachining and automation will boost their productivity and keep them competitive.”  

At the new center, manufacturers will have access to the GF Machining Solutions industry-leading medical application support teams as well as sales and service representatives. With extensive experience in the manufacture of complex, high-precision parts, the company will provide strategies and technologies for improving the production of medical instruments, orthopedic and trauma implants, consumables, dental parts, packaging and more. 

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