September 28, 2020 – Larry Whale has filled the position of Application Specialist at GWS Tool Group.

In this role, Larry 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 turning inserts.

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

Larry started his career in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area in CNC machine tool sales and repair. His experience produced a strong knowledge of mills, lathes, and the latest CNC equipment. After honing his skills on the machine tool side, Larry moved into cutting tools working for some highly regarded global cutting tool manufacturers, focusing in on solid carbide round tools and ceramic indexable solutions. For over 42 years, he has been applying his knowledge at the spindle helping to optimize customers’ production requirements along with strengthening sales channel relationships via collaborative solution implementations for U.S. metalworking manufacturers.

For GWS, Larry will be responsible for business development and key customer management in Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana.

Larry’s Contact Information:
Mobile: 214-701-1617