CIMtek LLC Staff
John Siskovic Jr. – President
John Siskovic, Jr. is a founding partner and President of CIMtek LLC. In addition, John is a principal in a regional industrial cutting tool distributor; his 20+ years in the distribution, cutting tool, and abrasives industry includes time with two major manufacturers, as well as industrial distribution.
Brian Nowicki – Vice President Sales & Marketing
Brian Nowicki is a 23+ year Cutting Tool veteran and former Sr. Turning Specialist for Sandvik Coromant’s Corporate Headquarters in Fair Lawn, NJ. Brian was the President at LMT-Fette Inc. in the U.S., a company whose focus is heavily related to Cutting Tools. Additionally, in another previous capacity as General Manager of Yamazen’s Tooling Division, Brian was responsible for bringing Hitachi Tool and high feed milling technology to the North American market.
Brian started CIMtek LLC with John Siskovic Jr. in October of 2009, with a plan to utilize his exceptional understanding of Machining Economics to help CIMtek’s customers maximize their cost savings and increase their productivity.
During his 23+ years in the Cutting Tool industry, Brian has held just about every position possible, at every level, giving him a unique, “well rounded” understanding of how the Cutting Tool industry works.
John Leiviska – Regional Manager, North Central Region
John is an established manufacturing professional with over 32 years of experience in the cutting tool industry.
He started in the cutting tool business as a Journeyman Tool and Die Maker and quickly became the Vice President of Manufacturing at Ternes Tool and Die then on to be Vice President at Carbide Tools Mfg, Inc. in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. During his time at CTMI he was responsible for Sales, Design and Manufacturing. Having a deep understanding of the manufacturing environment gives John the advantage of being able to analyze all forms of machining and manufacturing to help make tooling suggestions and process improvements.
Over the years John has developed a knowledge base for the Aerospace, Automotive, and General Engineering industries. He enjoys helping his customers with problem solving and process improvements which lead to cost savings.
When he’s not working John enjoys anything outdoors and spending time with his family.