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Scholarship Opportunities

  • GreatLakes Custom Tool Mfg., Inc. has established two scholarship funds to be awarded to graduating seniors at 
  • Peshtigo High School. These scholarships were established to assist students in achieving their educational goals. 
     
    The following criteria must be met to be a candidate for these scholarships:
     
    ·        A current graduating senior from Peshtigo High School
    ·        Minimum GPA 3.0
    ·        Pursuing a Bachelor degree in business or engineering (or a 2-year machining program)
    ·        Accepted for full-time enrollment at a fully accredited 2-year technical, 2-year non-technical, or 4-year college or university
    ·        Submit a completed high school scholarship application form by the outlined deadline
    ·        Provide a 250-word, typed essay on why the applicant has chosen their specific career 

Improved Tooling

Since 2000 Great Lakes Custom Tool Mfg., Inc. has manufactured the Great-Loc® SG Universal Style Tool System. Today we also offer the Gib Style SG Mini Cutter. This new cutter has many of the same advantages as the original SG System such as:

  • • Economical
  • • Eliminates the need for dedicated tool bodies
  • • Able to run multiple profiles in the same cutter with the same cutting width
  • • Optically inspected precision ground inserts
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In addition to the above benefits, the Gib Style SG Mini Cutter is smaller in diameter and is commonly used on small shapers and door production machines. T-bushings can be used to change the bore from 1-1/4" down to either 1" or ¾".