November 9, 2020 – Walter Lopez has filled a position of Application Specialist at GWS Tool Group.

In this role, Walter 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, PCD tipped tooling along with countless variations of special turning inserts.

For over 27 years he has been applying his knowledge at the spindle, helping to optimize production requirements for customers. Walter started his career in Southern California as a CNC Set-Up operator for CNC Mills and Lathes and building the foundation of his metal working techniques. This experience produced a strong knowledge of the machine tool side of the business strengthening his CNC and work holding expertise. After honing his skills on the machine tool side, Walter moved into sharpening his skills in CAM software programming along with some key cutting tool applications, working for a highly regarded global cutting tool manufacturer.

“Walter’s extensive metalworking and process improvement experience is an ideal fit for our organization,” said Scott Tiehen, Director of Sales – West. “He will immediately add value to our customers with his Aerospace background and experience working with key channel partners and end users.”

For GWS, Walter will be responsible for business development and application support for our channel partners and end users in North & South California along with Northern Mexico.

Walter’s Contact Information:

(714) 553-7512