GCH Team

117 Combined Years Experience

At GCH Tool Group, we pride ourselves on timely delivery of the finest products and services at a price that provides a competitive advantage for our customers.  Our team of experts is readily available by phone or e-mail to address your requirements and quickly get you back on the road to productivity.  There is no substitute for experience and many of our team members have multiple years of hands-on practice with the respective OEM’s in our industry.  To a person, GCH takes pride in our attention to detail, service and support.  Our engineers, skilled craftsmen and quality assurance personnel work to our established manufacturing standards and continue to produce high quality parts that meet or exceed OEM standards.

Dan Geddes-President
Dan is a recent addition to the GCH Team and he has brought a dynamic to this group that will prepare us for sustainable growth through this decade and beyond.  Dan’s previous 15 years with Koyo Machinery started in field service traveling around the world doing customer installations and concluded as the Vice President of the USA Group.  Dan brings an unparalleled depth of application experience that can only be gained by rolling up your sleeves and getting your hands into the process solution.

Joe Giacalone-Vice President
Joe has been with GCH for 20 years and has touched every facet of our business.  Joe’s current responsibilities revolve around the operational efficiency of quality control, manufacturing, purchasing, expediting, and finance.  Joe’s management style epitomizes the GCH hands on, “whatever it takes” approach to customer service.  It is not uncommon to see him out on the run-off floor side by side with our customers running machines, gauging parts and lending his experience to every application.

Anthony Giacalone III-Senior Sales Engineer
20 years experience with GCH, Anthony specializes in the ID grinder product line and is respectable in the support of OD, Surface, and Centerless Grinders. He has a nationwide network set-up to locate the hardest to find parts, from Spindles to Servo Motors.  There probably is not a more connected guy in the industry, so why don’t you put him to the test today?

Jeff Carter-Senior Sales Engineer
With 26 years of experience selling for GCH, Jeff’s in depth knowledge of the Centerless Grinder product lines make him a valuable resource for the do-it-yourself customer.  It seems that no two Cincinnati Grinders were built the same and Jeff has seen all the various iterations.  There is not a centerless problem that Jeff cant help you solve.

Marc Arnold-Senior Sales Engineer
Marc has 9 years of experience with GCH and 9 years prior experience in the metal working industry.  He has gained broad experience primarily in the OD and Centerless Grinder replacement parts.  Marc’s consistent approach to problem solving assures his customers that they will get the required parts in the shortest amount of time every day of the week.

Rob Webb III-Senior Sales Engineer

Rob’s 6 years at GCH with his 17 years in the Grinder re-manufacturing business provides his customers with a wealth of practical experience.  Rob is adept at OD, ID, Surface, and Centerless Grinder support.  Rob understands the term “customer service” and he always goes the extra mile to make sure his GCH clients are satisfied.

Chris Lemeister-Service Manager
Chris has 8 years of experience with our CNC Link service division.  His previous 4 years of OEM service training at Cincinnati Milacron brings a calm to the chaos of dealing with customers facing the pressure of a machine down situation.  Chris has the ability to balance the customer demands with the scheduling of the 18 service representatives he has at his disposal.

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