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15th March 2019

Dale Bridgewater joins Machine Tool Builders (MTB) as Shop, Service and Engineering Manager

March 13, 2019 …..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. Dale 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, Dale’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, Dale has actively and seamlessly blended into this new community of Northern Illinois.  

Some of Dale’s 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 Dale as part of the Machine Tool Builder’s team.


Machine Tool Builders is a company that rebuilds, recontrols, and services gear and grinding equipment. Refer to for more information on MTB’s capabilities. For additional information please contact Anne Miner at

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