More than 10,000 metric tool items including milling and tool holders, can be accessed on MachiningCloud by Seco Tools’ customers. The partnership uses cloud-based technology so customers can quickly search for the proper cutting tool that best fits their cutting conditions. Seco users can download descriptive, usage, and geometric information into their shop floor software, such as computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), simulation, and tool management systems.


Joe Kane is the new president of Strausak Inc. Kane will be based in the company’s North America office in Mundelein, Illinois, alongside Rollomatic Inc.

Eric Schwarzenbach, president of Rollomatic says, “Joe’s impressive track record working as sales manager for other CNC machine tool companies, and his ability to communicate and relate to people, make him the ideal leader.”

TDM Systems’ new Director, Business North America is Gregg R. Bigleman, Ph.D. He will be responsible for managing sales of tool management software provider TDM Systems including service, administration, and management of stakeholder relations in N. America for the Sandvik Group subsidiary.

TDM Systems’ Vice President – Sales Eugen Bollinger says, “Gregg brings a seasoned level of experience to TDM Systems.

Don Foisy has been promoted to director of operations at Mahr Inc. Foisy will oversee the engineering, manufacturing, planning, and facilities departments. With experience at Mahr, Foisy’s strong managerial skills and mechanical engineering expertise will further enhance the company’s standards of operational excellence and commitment to high quality.