Machine Tool Builders, Inc. is pleased to announce that Dale Bridgewater has recently joined Machine Tool Builders, Inc. as the shop, service and engineering manager. Bridgewater comes to MTB with a long history in the gear manufacturing industry having worked for Seattle Gear Works as maintenance supervisor for nearly 30 years, charged with maintaining over 200 machines. With a vast skill set of operating, rebuilding, and debugging gear shapers, hobbers and grinders, Bridgewater's leadership and hands-on skills perfectly blend with MTB’s mission and work environment. Involved locally on a Counsel at Hononegah Community High School (in Rockton, Illinois) for Youth in Manufacturing, Bridgewater has actively and seamlessly blended into this new community of Northern Illinois.
Some of his responsibilities range from directing personnel, determining daily tasks on machine rebuilds and recontrols to project managing activities and interacting with customers on those milestones. Please welcome Bridgewater as part of the Machine Tool Builder’s team.