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GKI partners with French firm Escofier

Published: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 5:30 a.m. CST

CRYSTAL LAKE – GKI Inc., 6204 Factory Road, Crystal Lake, and Escofier, Chalon-sur-Saône, France, have announced a marketing agreement for Escofier’s products in the U.S.

Escofier specializes in cold rolling technology, including gear burnishing, thread rolling, spline rolling, knurling and cold forming of finned tubes. The company’s proprietary systems are used by companies like BMW, Ford, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz, and Bosch.

GKI has specialized in metalworking products and services in the U.S. for 42 years.With this partnership, GKI will provide support, service and spare parts for Escofier’s customer base in the U.S.

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