Makino Inc strikes merger deal

Makino Inc has merged with EDM consumables supplier Global EDM Supplies. The merger is expected to expand the company’s SST Consumables business, providing customers with broader geographic reach, greater product diversity and increased accessibility to experienced technical services and support.

“We are pleased to continue our growth in the consumables business through the merger of Global EDM Supplies,” says Don Lane, CEO of Makino Inc. “We look forward to better serving our customers through the addition of Global’s skilled and experienced personnel, geographic presence and product portfolio.”
Headquartered in Mason, Ohio, Global EDM Supplies is a supplier of EDM technologies and turnkey application solutions. The company’s EDM consumables catalogue includes more than 3000 different EDM parts and supplies from major manufacturers, including wire, filters, wear parts, resin, fluid and lubricants, and electrodes. Since its founding in 1995, Global EDM Supplies has built a reputation for its technical support and customer service across eight US locations.
“We are excited about the prospects for expanding Global’s reach afforded by our merger with Makino,” says Tom Kucharski, president of Global EDM. “Our technical and personal service will be further enhanced by the resources of Makino and SST.”
With its network of engineers, Global and SST are committed to offering fast local support with complete machine repair and maintenance programs. SST and Global support and services are to continue to operate uninterrupted across all regions and locations.
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