About Our Company

GWS Tool Group is a US-based, vertically integrated, manufacturer of highly engineered custom, standard, and modified standard cutting tools, primarily servicing aerospace and defense, power generation, automotive, and medical sectors. The subsidiary companies that comprise GWS Tool Group are GW Schultz, CGI Tool, Alliance CNC and Benchmark Carbide.


Our Manufacturing Divisions

GW Schultz Tool

Since 1984, G.W. Schultz Tool has been known as a premier manufacturer of solid round carbide cutting tools. Acquired by GWS Tool Group in 2014, GW Schultz Tool now serves as the custom endmill division for our business and continues to excel in virtually every competitive setting within that market.

LOCATION – Tavares, Florida
Director of Manufacturing – Shawn Noland

CGI Tool

CGI Tool (formerly Carbide Grinding Company) is our insert tooling division and has been manufacturing the most complex and tight tolerance carbide, PCD and CBN insert tooling solutions imaginable since 1958. To complement its long-standing custom prowess, CGI now brings a complete ISO-Standard insert tooling offering to meet virtually every insert tooling need our customers may present. CGI Tool was acquired by GWS Tool Group in 2017
LOCATION – Chesterfield, IN
Director of Manufacturing – Mike Stires

Alliance CNC

Founded in 1995, our hole-making division, Alliance CNC, is an industry leader in the design and build of application specific, tight tolerance drills, reamers, and micro-tools. While custom tooling is the primary focus of Alliance, segments of our catalog offering such as the PAC Reamer and ECO Drill offering come to the market by way of Alliance CNC.
LOCATION – Grand Rapids, MI
Director of Manufacturing – Fred Edmonson

Benchmark Carbide

Since 1980, Benchmark Carbide has been manufacturing a broad range of standard high performance endmills. Founded by Paul St Louis and later acquired by GWS Tool Group in 2018, Benchmark serves as the production division for the bulk of the GWS catalog round tool offering.

LOCATION – Springfield, MA
Director of Manufacturing – Ryan Morin

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  • ArmamentArmament
  • AerospaceAerospace
  • MedicalMedical
  • EnergyEnergy
  • EngineeringEngineering
  • AutomotiveAutomotive

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AS9100 Certification

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GWS Tool Group offers a wide range of career opportunities. We have been manufacturing the highest quality tools for over 30 years . We are located in Tavares, Florida. G.W. Schultz has an innovative design and manufacturing facility with advanced technology equipment  including  Rollomatic, Saacke, TTB, and Walter. When you come to work for us you are not just an employee, you become part of our team.

Benefits GWS Offers:

  • Vacation
  • Personal time
  • Holiday pay
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life insurance
  • Simple IRA

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