GF Machining Solutions to Acquire Micromachining Specialist

The acquisition of Microlution is in line with GF Machining Solutions’ strategy to enlarge its technology portfolio to fully meet the needs of manufacturers in targeted industry segments, including aerospace and medical.

GF Machining Solutions has agreed to purchase 100 percent of the shares of Microlution Inc, a Chicago-based developer of micromachining products incorporating milling and laser technologies.

The acquisition of Microlution is in line with GF Machining Solutions’ strategy to enlarge its technology portfolio to fully meet the needs of manufacturers in targeted industry segments, including aerospace and medical. Microlution and GF Machining Solutions have mutually agreed to keep the sales conditions confidential.

“We warmly welcome Microlution to GF,” says Yves Serra, CEO of GF. “The company has developed, within a short time, a remarkable know-how in micromachining, which complements the technology portfolio of GF Machining Solutions. We look forward to supporting Microlution in widening its presence in the U.S. and worldwide.”

Microlution was founded in 2005 by three engineers from the Chicago region. The company specializes in five-axis milling and femtosecond laser for hole drilling and micro-cutting applications for a range of industries, including aerospace, medical and automotive. 

“We are excited for our team, products and technology to join forces with GF Machining Solutions,” says Andy Phillip, president and director of Microlution.