June 27, 2017 – Over 2,800 GWS Tool Group milling tools are now available on MachiningCloud. GWS Tool Group Tool is a manufacturer of highly engineered custom, standard and modified standard carbide cutting tools.

MachiningCloud is a product data provider for world-leading cutting tool manufacturers, CNC machines and workholding. The GWS MachiningCloud partnership utilizes the convenience of cloud-based technology, which enables customers to optimize the way they gather information for their manufacturing operations by effortlessly searching for the proper cutting tool that best fits their cutting conditions without having to search through catalogs, websites, or calling tool reps.

Furthermore, GWS customers will increase productivity and achieve greater accuracy by easily downloading descriptive, usage and geometric information directly into their shop floor software, such as CAM, simulation, and tool management systems.
“MachiningCloud’s ability to feed GWS Tool Group product data directly into their customers’ shop software offers a tremendous benefit over paper catalogs and websites because it eliminates manual entry into the end user’s software,” says Pierre-Francois Tavard, Senior Product Manager for MachiningCloud. “By utilizing cloud technology and industry standards, including ISO13399, STEP, GTC and MTConnect, MachiningCloud is capable of serving up-to-date product data to virtually any shop floor software or system.”

“GWS Tool Group is excited to increase the efficiency for engineers to select the best tools with little searching effort.  Gone are the days where your only resource for products is in a stack of books on the shelf.  GWS Tool Group has evolved to provide all of their standard products online and happy to further support MachiningCloud’s ability to help engineers around the world to search for the right tool.”  Adam Lafferty, Director of Business Development at GWS Tool Group Tool.

About GWS Tool Group Tool

GWS Tool Group Tool is a manufacturer of highly engineered custom, standard and modified standard carbide cutting tools. GWS is AS9100 certified and specializes in high performance custom carbide end mills, in addition to offering a standard line of tools, custom etching, coatings, and re-grinding services. GWS distinguishes itself in the marketplace by maintaining the highest quality standards and manufacturing excellence, quick turn-around times, consistent innovation and the ability to provide custom engineering for application specific solutions.  GWS services customers primarily in the defense, aerospace, power generation, and medical device sectors.

GWS leads the field for close tolerance cutters and consistent performance, which in turn has increased productivity for many of GWS’s customers. From the beginning GWS has recognized the need for consistent, long lasting quality cutters. Keeping an eye on the future with new materials and new uses of existing materials, GWS meets the demands placed on rotary cutting tools today.  For more information, visit

About MachiningCloud

MachiningCloud is dedicated to leading a digital shift within the discrete manufacturing industry to deliver a new level of operational efficiency. Cloud-based applications, resources, services, knowledge, and digital product data from the world’s leading manufacturers of cutting tools, machine tools, workholding and specialty products are providing efficiency improvements by facilitating the flow of data to and from today’s data intensive shop-floor.

For cutting tool manufacturer’s and their customers, the MachiningCloud app is an Industry 4.0 solution delivering up-to-date cutting tool manufacturers’ product knowledge and data, fast-tracking cutting tool selection, CNC programming, simulation and shop floor operations.  By providing data from the world’s leading suppliers, MachiningCloud eliminates the hassles of searching through printed catalogs, telephone calls and multiple websites to find optimal tooling, while also removing the burden of manually typing tooling data into CAD/CAM software.

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Pierre-Francois Tavard
Senior Product Manager
+1 805 437 4171, x118