Posted July 5, 2016

Cline Tool adds field engineers in IL and TN

Cline Tool recently announced the addition of two new field application engineer positions.

Bill Gindhart Thomas Koons
Gindhart Koons

Bill Gindhart recently joined the Rockford, Illinois branch, and Thomas Koons joined the Southeast Branch, and will serve Knoxville, Tennessee and the surrounding area.

“We are very pleased to be able to hire two industry veterans with extensive expertise and experience," said Jim Long, president and CEO of Cline Tool. "Bill Gindhart has over 25 years in the metal cutting industry, along with the last six years as a contract engineer, focusing on improving manufacturing process and efficiency. Thomas Koons has a strong technical background and has worked the past 11 years for Sandvik Coromant in Michigan and Texas. Manufacturers in their areas will definitely benefit from their industry knowledge and high level of engineering support.”

Founded in 1948 in Newton, Iowa, Cline Tool offers manufacturers a full range of services including custom metal cutting tools, engineering services, integrated supply/vending programs and tool reconditioning. It serves the oil and gas, automotive, construction equipment, agriculture, medical, appliances and hydraulic valve controls industries.