About Us

Meet the Team

Ed Beck, co-owner

Ed Beck, Co-Owner
Ed began his career as a CADD operator and has been in the carbide business for more than 20 years. His vast product knowledge and outgoing personality led him to take on sales and customer service responsibilities, giving him the confidence to start his own business.

In his spare time, Ed is a Harley Davidson enthusiast who enjoys hunting, fishing and traveling out West. He and his wife are the proud parents of three sons, and two of them work in the business.


Jim Elliott, co-owner

Jim Elliott, Co-Owner
Jim started out as a machinist and oversees all machining work done at Advanced Carbide Grinding. He is also responsible for the company's equipment maintenance, and for managing workflow. In addition, Jim performs electrical work.


Dave Butz, co-owner

Dave Butz, Co-Owner
Dave has been in the carbide business for 20 years. He began his career as a machinist specializing in ID and surface grinding after training at a technical school. At Advanced Carbide Grinding, he helps to manage work flow and quality control operations.


Advanced Carbide Grinding
5369 Rt 982
Derry, PA 15627
Phone: 724.694.1111 | Fax: 724.694.1122 | mailto:info@acg.com