About Us

During our 25+ years of business, we established ourselves as TMG The Machine Company, an industry leader in CNC machine tool solutions. 

TMG Company History

We represent and support the complete line of seven machine tool manufacturers. TMG offers a comprehensive on site service department. We take trade-ins, sell used equipment and provide in-house financing for all types of businesses.  Now you have an idea of what we mean when we say The Machine Group is committed to "Solutions". New and used machine sales, service and financing all come together at TMG. Our president Rick Wackeen, and Vice President, Richard Chade invite you to contact them personally with your questions. We have the expertise and capability to provide answers and solutions to all of your machining requirements.

 

25

Years of Successful Service

Our Mission

The Machine Group is committed to "Solutions". New and used machine sales, service and financing all come together at TMG. Our president Rick Wackeen, and Vice President, Richard Chade invite you to contact them personally with your questions. We have the expertise and capability to provide answers and solutions to all of your machining requirements. The Machine Group is committed to "Solutions". New and used machine sales, service and financing all come together at TMG. Our president Rick Wackeen, and Vice President, Richard Chade invite you to contact them personally with your questions. We have the expertise and capability to provide answers and solutions to all of your machining requirements.

 

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Our Founders

Rick Wackeen (1)

Rick Wackeen

Co-Founder

Profile coming soon... 

 

Rich Chade

Richard Chade

Co-Founder

Profile coming soon... 

The TMG Family

Nate Ankrom

Area Sales Manager

Nate Ankrom

Area Sales Manager

Jim Carlisle

Application Engineer

Jim Carlisle

Application Engineer

Jim Carlisle has been a part of the TMG family for 10 years. He began his career 25 years ago, following his graduation from Bradley University, where he received his B.S. in Engineering. Currently, he is the head of Engineering

Tom Cope

Controller

Tom Cope

Controller

Liz Fernandez

Office Manager

Liz Fernandez

Office Manager

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Dave Horst

Area Sales Manager

Dave Horst

Area Sales Manager

Dave Horst joined TMG after 25 years in the machine tool industry in 2003. Following his graduation from the University of Southern California in 1973, he started his career as a salesman for a local Southern California dealer. In 1984,

Mark Luoni

Area Sales Manager

Mark Luoni

Area Sales Manager

MARK LUONI
Mark Luoni has been with TMG, Ltd. for 26 years, joining the company in 1991. Mark has been a Regional Sales Manager in various areas including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego Counties. In addition

Jim McCulloch

Application Engineer

Jim McCulloch

Application Engineer

Jim McCulloch has been in the machine tools industry for 35 years. He has experience as a Machinist and Programmer and has almost two decades in Applications Engineering and Machine Tool Sales. He is a proud graduate of Humboldt State

Scott Reid

Area Sales Manager

Scott Reid

Area Sales Manager

Scott Reid began working in manufacturing shops as a Machinist, earning his Machinist Certification whilst completing his education in Operations Management at Long Beach State in 2000. In July of 2007, he began working at TMG and is currently

Rob Tanner

Area Sales Manager

Rob Tanner

Area Sales Manager

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