Recent Releases

Velocity Products Introduces Leading European Supplier of Okuma Lathe Tooling to North America

Chicago, IL - September 11, 2012 - Morris Group, Inc. today announced at IMTS that it has entered into an exclusive business agreement with SU-matic, a subsidiary of Suhner Holding AG of Switzerland, to supply Okuma lathe, multitasking machine, and machining center tooling to the North American metalworking industry.

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Hardinge Releases New Bridgeport 5-Axis VMC

Elmira, NY:  Hardinge Inc. (www.hardinge.com), a leading international provider of advanced metal-cutting solutions, announces the release of the all-new Bridgeport® GX-250 5AX 5-axis vertical machining center. This rigid C-frame machine features a compact footprint, fully integrated 5-Axis rotary table and user-friendly Fanuc 31i control with 10.4” LCD. 

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Jones & Shipman UltraGrind 2000 Provides 2-meter Grinding Capacity

The Hardinge Grinding Group introduces a new 2-meter capacity, UltraGrind 2000 grinding machine manufactured by Jones & Shipman, a Kellenberger Company, which is a subsidiary of Hardinge Inc. The new UltraGrind 2000 will be demonstrated at IMTS 2012, September 10-15 at Hardinge Group's booth, S-8148.

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Hardinge Releases New CNC Turning Centers

July 12, 2012 - ELMIRA, NY : Hardinge Inc. (www.hardinge.com) a leading international provider of advanced metal-cutting solutions announces the release of four new turning centers - the GS 42MS, GS 51MS, GS 150MS and GS 200MS.  

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REM Sales Announces Roster of Tsugami Swiss Style Machines for IMTS 2012

Windsor, CT - June 26, 2012 - REM Sales, LLC, www.remsales.com, of Windsor, Connecticut, announced today the details of its IMTS 2012 technology display.  REM Sales, a division of Morris Group, Inc., is the exclusive North American importer of Precision Tsugami Swiss style machine tools and will be based at Booth S-9410 in the South Hall at McCormick Place in Chicago during IMTS, September 10-15.

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Hardinge Hosts Highly Attended Machine Technology Show

Hardinge welcomed over 750 attendees during their Machine Technology Show in Elmira, New York on June 6th and 7th. Turning, milling, grinding, automation, rotary and workholding applications were in motion in over 50,000 square feet of displays. Customer feedback included appreciation and praise of productivity seminars, plant tours and the size of the show itself.

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REM Sales Appoints New Regional Sales Manager

Windsor, CT - REM Sales LLC, (www.remsales.com) the exclusive North American importer of high-precision Tsugami machine tools and division of Morris Group, Inc. (www.morrisgoupinc.com) has announced the appointment of Ron Gainer as regional sales manager effective June 1, 2012. 


Okuma Announces New Machines for IMTS 2012

May 30, 2012 - Charlotte, N.C.  – Okuma America Corporation today announced the equipment lineup to be shown at IMTS 2012. Okuma booth S-8500 will feature eight new machines, one of which is Okuma’s largest 5-axis machine to date.

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Morris South Sponsors Edge Factor Competition

Windsor, CT April 16, 2012 - Morris South (www.morrissouth.com), Charlotte, NC and Huntsville, AL, a division of Morris Group, Inc., (www.morrisgroupinc.com) has announced its sponsorship of the Edge Factor’s ‘Reality Redesigned’ (www.edgefactor.com/realityredesigned) student design competition. Edge Factor is a film project whose purpose is to engage youth in hands-on experiences in manufacturing.

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Hexagon Metrology Launches New Line of CMM's

April 12, 2012 -North Kingstown, RI – Hexagon Metrology today announced the launch of the Brown & Sharpe 4.5.4 SF, the latest generation of shop floor coordinate measuring machines (CMMs). Designed from the ground up to excel in harsh manufacturing environments, the SF series introduces a variety of advancements based on decades of experience with thousands of prior models in the field worldwide.

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Morris Companies to Participate in Mfg4 Technology Show

April 4, 2012 - Windsor, CT -  The Robert E. Morris Company and REM Sales will exhibit at Mfg4, a new regional manufacturing trade show slated for May 8-10 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. Mfg4 is geared toward four key sectors of manufacturing: aerospace, defense, medical, and energy.

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Okuma's Larry Schwartz Retires

March 30, 2012 - Charlotte, NC  - Okuma America Corporation announces that Larry Schwartz, former president, will officially retire effective March 31, 2012. Larry has worked in the manufacturing industry for over 40 years and has been with Okuma for 17 years, working in manufacturing, sales, and marketing, serving as president from 2005 to 2011, most recently serving as Chief Strategy Officer. Larry will serve in an advisory capacity to Okuma for a minimum of 18 months.

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Tsugami Customer Precision Metal Featured in Production Machining

(As it appears in Production Machining, March 2012) - According to Mr. Drooger, the closer for selecting a CNC Swisstype was the machine’s ability to perform all of the operations necessary to make the volumes and variety of the part package in a single handling. The parts require some drilling, some tapping, a gear hobbing operation on lead screw stock. The original quote require multiple operations and part handling while the Swiss-type machine could process the part complete and allow for unattended or lightly attended operations.

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Hardinge Announces New Product Release – New Member of the T Series Family

Elmira, NY - Hardinge Inc. (www.hardinge.com) a leading international provider of advanced metal-cutting solutions announces the release of their newest and most advanced CNC machines, the T-51 and T-65 SUPER-PRECISION® and High-Performance Turning Centers.  

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Hardinge Announces Richard L. Simons Appointed Chairman of the Board

ELMIRA,N.Y.– Hardinge Inc., a leading international provider of advanced metal-cutting solutions, today announced that its Board of Director has elected Richard L. Simons, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hardinge, to the additional position of Chairman of the Board effective February 14, 2012.

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Hardinge Announces June 2012 Technology Event

(Elmira, NY) Hardinge Inc., a leading international provider of advanced metal-cutting solutions, released the date of the company's second annual Hardinge Machine Technology Show (HMTS).  HMTS 2012 will take place on June 6th and 7th at Hardinge corporate headquarters and technology center in Elmira, New York.

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REM Sales Introduces Tsugami B0 Series Swiss Turns

REM Sales, LLC, of Windsor, Connecticut introduces the new Tsugami B0125 and B0205 Swiss type automatic lathes. Available in a variety of configurations, the new models are a straightforward and flexible solution for precision round and prismatic parts.

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Okuma TechTrek Showcases Manufacturing Solutions

Charlotte, NC - From December 6th through December 8th, Okuma America Corporation and its distributors hosted more than 200 manufacturing professionals at the Okuma and Partners in THINC facilities in Charlotte, North Carolina. Attendees had the opportunity to explore potential manufacturing solutions and discover ways to improve productivity.

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