News & Events
[CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, PA – MARCH 2013] On May 8th and 9th, 2013, Morris Great Lakes is hosting an Open House and officially opening the doors of its new 12,000 square-foot headquarters at 9151 Marshall Road in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania. Customers, industry friends, and the general public are invited to attend.
January 24, 2013 (Windsor, CT) REM Sales, LLC (www.remsales.com) of Windsor, CT has just released the 2013 programming and operations training schedule. Classes are designed for current Tsugami users who are experienced machinists and machine operators looking to advance their skills.
REM Sales, the exclusive North American importer of Tsugami precision machine tools, announces the appointment of Aniel “Andy” Ruzzin to the position of West Coast Business Unit Manager.
New agreement provides exclusive North American distribution rights of SU-matic tooling to the Velocity Products division of Morris Group, Inc.
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.
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. The machine is ideally suited for the demanding requirements of the die/mold, aerospace, medical and automotive industries. The GX-250 5AX is designed to handle small, complex workpieces that require closely held tolerances and fine surface finishes.
Windsor, CT (July 11, 2012) Morris Great Lakes (www.morrisgreatlakes.com), a division of Morris Group, Inc. (www.morrisgroupinc.com), broke ground for a new headquarters in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania on July 3. Morris Great Lakes supplies advanced machine tools and related engineering, technology, and support services to manufacturers of precision machined parts in western Pennsylvania, western New York, and the state of West Virginia.
Division of Morris Group, Inc. will make a major announcement at IMTS relevant to Okuma distributors and customers in North America.
July 2, 2012 (Windsor, CT) Velocity Products (www.velocityproducts.com), a division of Morris Group, Inc., will exhibit its exclusive lines of productivity- enhancing tooling and accessories and debut a new line of tooling designed specifically for Okuma lathes at IMTS 2012 in Chicago this fall. Details about the new line of Okuma tooling will be released in a press conference led by Brad Morris, President, and Robert L. Bauer, Vice President of Morris Group, Inc. on Tuesday, September 11th at 8:15 a.m. (CST) in conference room # 503B located in the South Hall of McCormick Place.
“Touch-Once” Manufacturing exemplifies a solid understanding by Tsugami of the U.S. demand for increasingly productive and profitable machining solutions to manufacture small, precision parts.
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.
New products round out line of versatile, reliable coolant systems designed for CNC machine tools.
June 29, 2012 (Windsor, CT) MP Systems, an East Granby, Connecticut- based builder of high pressure coolant systems for CNC machine tools, will be an exhibitor at IMTS 2012, September 10-15. MP Systems will return to Booth S-9410 in the South Hall of McCormick Place where it will debut its new V2 general purpose, compact, high pressure coolant system and the new S2 combined high pressure coolant and chiller system. MP Systems also plans to display its extremely popular RF8 “reservoir” high pressure coolant system and RT “twin” pump model.
Windsor, CT (June 22, 2012) REM Sales, LLC of Windsor, Connecticut will debut and demonstrate the newest model in Tsugami’s B0 Series at Booth S-9410 during IMTS 2012, September 10-15 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. The new B0326 32mm 6-axis Swiss type machine is a true breakthrough for the North American market, according to REM Sales National Sales Manager, Scott Anthony.
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. Twenty machines were on display including Hardinge and their brands – Bridgeport, Kellenberger and Jones & Shipman. Plant tours included eleven stops throughout the manufacturing facility, with presentations made by manufacturing team members, providing customers an insight on recent changes involving reorganization using lean initiatives and right-sizing of the facility.
Sometimes in the life of a metalworking shop, a single machine purchase can make a huge positive difference. If it’s the right machine, that is. Identifying that right machine and integrating it into your business is generally not a simple process. Typically, it requires experience, expertise, and just a touch of boldness. A recent collaboration between Unique Tool and Manufacturing Co., Inc. of Randleman, North Carolina and machine tool distributor Morris South of Charlotte, North Carolina underscores that point.
September 30th, 2010
A large contract manufacturer, Aztalan Engineering uses a variety of Okuma machines to deliver precision complex parts to the medical, energy, and aerospace and defense industries. They use the THINC control to connect automation equipment and a tool monitoring system to their machines helping them streamline operations and improve productivity. They are implementing MacMan-Net machine management software to provide them with better information for improved decision making and greater control.