M.A. Ford partners with MachiningCloud Inc.

October 27, 2017 - 09:45pm
M.A. Ford

Over 4,600 Davenport, Iowa-based M.A. Ford cutting tool items are now available through MachiningCloud Inc., Camarillo, Calif., with more to come. M.A. Ford manufactures cutting tools with worldwide manufacturing and distribution facilities, and MachiningCloud is a product data provider for cutting tools, CNC machines and workholding.

MachiningCloud represents a new channel through which M.A. Ford will be able to provide customers with the digital product data needed to run today's data-hungry shop. This partnership will simplify the process of finding the right cutting tools for customers' manufacturing jobs, as they will have direct access to current and complete tooling data without the hassle of searching through printed catalogs and multiple websites to find ideal tooling.

"We are very happy to help customers save time and increase accuracy by offering M.A. Ford product data on the cloud. Customers will be able to quickly find the right tools for their jobs without spending too much time searching through various resources. All they need will be in one place," said Christophe Rogazy, director of product management for MachiningCloud.

James A. Ellis III, director of sales, Americas and Israel, stated, "We are pleased to announce this partnership with MachiningCloud to enhance our customer's ability to research M.A. Ford products and capabilities. This tool will allow us to reach a more diverse customer base than possible previously. Also, this partnership is important as part of our strategic growth initiative by highlighting our total product offering and specifically our high-performance cutting tool lines."

Related Glossary Terms

  • computer numerical control ( CNC)

    computer numerical control ( CNC)

    Microprocessor-based controller dedicated to a machine tool that permits the creation or modification of parts. Programmed numerical control activates the machine’s servos and spindle drives and controls the various machining operations. See DNC, direct numerical control; NC, numerical control.


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