WI: Morris Midwest Opens Waukesha HQ & CNC Machine Tool Technical Center
23 Apr, 2018
Morris Midwest, a leading supplier of CNC machine tools and related products and services in the Upper Midwest, will hold a grand opening celebration and open house for area manufacturers at its new headquarters and technical center in Waukesha, Wisconsin on May 2-3, 2018.
The new Waukesha facility, located near the intersection of routes 59 and 164, offers a total of 16,400 square feet of which nearly 12,000 square feet are dedicated to show room, warehouse and technical center space.
“We invite precision parts manufacturers in the area to pay a visit during our grand opening,” states Corey B. Johnson, president, Morris Midwest. “We're pleased to provide an easily accessible location and welcome area manufacturers interested in learning about the latest advancements in manufacturing technology.”
“We can accommodate large machinery installations and set up complete manufacturing cells in our fully equipped technical center with dedicated space reserved for engineering projects and part runoffs, custom turnkey development, and customer training programs,” adds Craig Hahne, vice president of sales, Morris Midwest.
On display during the grand opening will be several variations of Okuma vertical machining centers including the popular GENOS M560V and five-axis models: the new, affordably priced GENOS M460V-5AX and the high-powered MU6300V. Rounding out the Okuma technology display will be several turning centers from the LB-EX, LT-EX and LU-EX series plus the 2SP-150HM dual spindle lathe and newly released, powerful V920EX vertical lathe.
Tsugami/Rem Sales will display 12 mm, 32 mm and 38 mm maximum turning diameter models from the B0 Series of opposed gang tool CNC lathes, some with automatic bar feeders, in addition to the BW129Z split-slide CNC automatic lathe and the rigid construction S206 opposed gang tool CNC lathe.
Other technology to be displayed at Morris Midwest’s grand opening in Waukesha includes the Seibu M35B wire EDM from KGK International; TRUMPF TruMark 5020 laser marking system, and new Desktop Metal Studio System™ metal 3D printing solution.
More than 30 leading tooling, accessories and software suppliers will participate in Morris Midwest’s grand opening. Caron Engineering, Edge Technologies, Hydromat, Kennametal, Iscar, MasterCAM, MP Systems, Renishaw, Royal Products, Sandvik and SMW Autoblok are a small representation of companies whose products and services are slated to be integrated into live cutting demos and exhibited at the event.
Formerly headquartered at West Heather Avenue in Milwaukee, Morris Midwest has served the manufacturing industry since 2006 and is the exclusive distributor of Okuma, Tsugami and other leading brands of CNC machinery in the Upper Midwest. In addition to its new facility in Waukesha, Morris Midwest serves manufacturers in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, North Dakota and South Dakota from regional sales offices in Maple Grove, Minnesota and Roselle, Illinois.
For more information, please visit http://www.morrismidwest.com/grandopening or call toll-free at 866-797-4410.
About Morris Midwest
Morris Midwest (http://www.morrismidwest.com), a division of Morris Group, Inc., is the exclusive distributor of Okuma, Tsugami, and other leading brands of CNC machine tools in northern Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan’s UP, Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. In addition to new machine tools, Morris Midwest provides engineered solutions, replacement parts, service, preventive maintenance and more. Services also include customer consultation, financing, installation, training, service and disposition of retired machines. In 2017, Morris Midwest became a Diamond Level supplier of Desktop Metal's innovative metal 3D printing technology.
About Morris Group, Inc.
Morris Group, Inc. (http://www.morrisgroupinc.com), one of North America’s largest machine tool supply networks, owns fifteen independently operated business units. It supplies CNC machine tools and related technology and services to manufacturers representing virtually every industry segment. Morris Group, Inc. is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut, home of its founding company, The Robert E. Morris Company, which has served the manufacturing industry since 1941.