CTPG - Cutting Tool Product GroupThe mission of the Cutting Tool Product Group is to develop services and statistical reporting for this segment of the industry that will meet its unique needs, enhance the profitability and competitiveness of its members, and assist this segment to better service its customer base.

This is accomplished by creating networking opportunities for members and by disseminating information about the industry, including specific statistics, worldwide competitive information, and the development of promotional initiatives.

The committee includes three subcommittees, focused respectively on Events/Conferences, Statistics, and Technology.

For more information, please contact the AMT Staff Liaison – Patrick McGibbon, VP, Strategic Analytics, at 703-827-5255 or pmcgibbon@amtonline.org. 

Current Committee Members:



Mr. Bradley L. Lawton
Star Cutter Company
Farmington Hills, MI




Mr. John E. Burley
VP, Sales & Engineering
BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling Inc.
Hoffman Estates, IL

Mr. Scott Johnson
Business Information Administrator
Seco Tools, Inc.
Troy, MI

Mr. Ryan Durante
Buisness Analyst
Sandvik Coromant Company
Fair Lawn, NJ

Mr. Christoph K. Kaiser
BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling Inc.
Hoffman Estates, IL

Mr. Warren Garfield
Plant Manager
Lovejoy Tool Company, Inc.
Springfield, VT

Mr. Keith Liston
VP, Sales - Tooling Products
Gleason Cutting Tools Corporation
Loves Park, IL

Mr. Thomas J. Haag
President & CEO
Kyocera SGS Precision Tools, Inc.
Munroe Falls, OH

Mr. Richard McDonough
Manager, MTI Sales - Americas
Kennametal Inc.
Ft. Mill, SC

Mr. David Hartman
VP Engineering & Development
Omega Tool Measuring Machines Inc.
Fairport, NY

Mr. Michael Ramsey
Vice President Global MTI Sales
Kennametal Inc.
Latrobe, PA



Staff Liaison:


Mr. Patrick McGibbon
CKO - Chief Knowledge Officer
AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology
McLean, VA