Morris Group, Inc. Names Lou Olson President of Regional Machine Tool Distributor Division Technical Equipment Sales

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Lou Olson is appointed President of Technical Equipment Sales, a distributor of advanced machine tools and related technologies to manufacturers of precision machined parts in the states of Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky. Founded in 1952, Technical Equipment Sales is a division of Morris Group, Inc.

"Delivering what customers need and...recommending ways to improve productivity beyond what is readily apparent are the daily challenges that I and the rest of the team here thrive upon."

Morris Group, Inc. recently appointed Lou Olson to the position of president of Technical Equipment Sales (, a distributor of machine tools and related technology in Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky. Previously, Lou served as regional vice president, Ohio. He joined Technical Equipment Sales, a division of Morris Group, Inc., in 2006.

“Lou is a tremendous asset to Technical Equipment Sales,” stated Brad Morris, president of Morris Group, Inc. “We are thrilled that he has accepted this leadership role and opportunity for expanded involvement with customers. A commitment to customer service and passion for manufacturing are Lou’s trademark qualities.”

A graduate of Miami University of Oxford, Ohio with a B.S. in Marketing, Lou has held key sales positions throughout his career. After a brief period of time at Procter and Gamble, Lou moved into manufacturing sales at Yamazen, Inc. in Cleveland, Ohio and later Southern California. After working at Yamazen for ten years, Lou accepted a sales position with Ellison Technologies from 2000 to 2005.

“Delivering what customers need on a timely and cost-effective basis and recommending ways to improve productivity beyond what is readily apparent are the daily challenges that I and the rest of the team here thrive upon,” Lou said. “I am grateful for this opportunity to grow with Technical Equipment Sales and the entire Morris Group, Inc. organization.”

A native resident of Ohio, Lou is actively involved in youth sports. He coaches his son’s baseball and soccer teams and supports a variety of local youth programs that introduce students to manufacturing.

About Technical Equipment Sales

Technical Equipment Sales ( distributes Doosan, Makino, Hermle and Tsugami machine tools and ROMER and Sheffield coordinate measurement devices in Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky. In addition to new machine tools, Technical Equipment Sales provides tooling and accessories, application engineering, and service support to manufacturers in all industries, including medical, aerospace, and electronics. The distributor has offices in Cincinnati and Cleveland, OH and Fort Wayne, IN.

For more information, please contact Lou Olson by phone at (800) 852-0582 or e-mail inquires to info(at)techequip(dot)com.

About Morris Group, Inc.

Morris Group, Inc. ( is a privately held company which owns and operates fourteen divisions that supply high performance manufacturing technology and related engineering and support services to manufacturers throughout the Eastern half of the United States.


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