April 19, 2021 – Jack Crawford has filled a position of Application Specialist at GWS Tool Group.

In this role, Jack will be responsible for supporting GWS distributors and key metalworking customers in the application of GWS high-performance cutting tool solutions. Cutting tools from GWS include both standard and purpose-built tooling such as end mills, form tools, step tools, drills, reamers, taps, and PCD tipped tooling along with countless variations of special turning inserts.

For several years he has been applying his knowledge at the spindle, helping to optimize production requirements and strengthening sales for his customers. He has a vast channel partner cutting tool knowledge base, and has proven successes of bringing good solutions to the spindle. Jack started his career in Bozeman, MT as an Engineering Intern learning the technical skills for assembly, operation, and maintenance of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles along with preparing detailed design packages for contract manufacturers utilizing SolidWorks. After honing his skills on the machine tool side, Jack moved into sharpening his skills in CAM software programming while using complex cutting tool solutions such as Gear Skiving, while working for a highly regarded global cutting tool manufacturer.

“Jack’s extensive metalworking and process improvement experience is an ideal fit for our organization,” said Scott Tiehen, Director of Sales – West. “His Mechanical Engineering background coupled with Aerospace experience and a successful track record working with key channel partners and end users will immediately add value to our customers.”

For GWS, Jack will be responsible for business development and application support for our channel partners and end users in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Alaska.

Jack’s Contact Information:

(360) 506-9058