Morris South Will Introduce New Machine Tools and Display A Race Car at SOUTH-TEC, A Regional Manufacturing Exposition in Charlotte, North Carolina

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Morris South of Charlotte, North Carolina and Huntsville, Alabama will exhibit several new machine tools from Okuma, Bridgeport and Tsugami in Booth 106 at SOUTH-TEC, October 11-13 at the Charlotte Convention Center. Front and center in the booth will be Kevin Harvick’s car #29 from Richard Childress Racing.

Morris South (http://www.morrissouth.com) of Charlotte, North Carolina and Huntsville, Alabama will exhibit several new machine tools from Okuma, Bridgeport and Tsugami in Booth 106 at SOUTH-TEC, October 11-13 at the Charlotte Convention Center. Front and center in the booth will be Kevin Harvick’s car #29 from Richard Childress Racing. Okuma America Corporation (/http://www.okuma.com/home.html) is the official machine tool sponsor of Richard Childress Racing.

“We are looking forward to SOUTH-TEC,” stated Jerry Rex, president of Morris South. “It’s a great venue to display our key builders’ newest products, with strong attendance expected. We’re planning live cutting demonstrations on new vertical, horizontal, multifunction and Swiss machines to give customers a fully rounded experience in our booth.”

“Securing the race car for display is a fun side benefit of our relationship with Okuma America Corporation,” adds Mr. Rex. “Customers enjoy learning about the role that Okuma technology plays in keeping RCR a winning team.”

In addition to new machine sales, Morris South provides tooling and accessories, application engineering and service support to manufacturers of precision machined parts from all industry sectors. A new line of tooling for Okuma lathes will be introduced at Morris South’s booth: Velocity Products is a new company launched by Morris South’s parent company, Morris Group, Inc.

Machine tools to be exhibited at SOUTH-TEC include the Okuma MB-4000H High Speed Horizontal Machining Center, the Okuma Millac 33TU 5-axis Vertical Multitasking Machine, the Okuma Multus B200 Multitasking Machine, the Bridgeport (http://www.bpt.com) GX1000-OSP Vertical Machining Center with Okuma OSP Control, and the Tsugami (http://www.remsales.com) SS26 Chucker Convertible 26mm Super Swiss Turn.

For more information about Morris South’s exhibit at SOUTH-TEC, contact Jerry Rex via e-mail (jrex(at)morrissouth(dot)com) or phone at (704) 523-6008.

To register for SOUTH-TEC, click here.

About Morris South
Morris South is the exclusive distributor of Okuma, Hardinge Group, Tsugami, and Kira machine tools in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee. Morris South provides new equipment, engineered solutions, replacement parts, service, preventative maintenance and more. Services include customer consultation, financing, installation, training, service and disposition of retired machines.

About Morris Group, Inc.
Morris Group, Inc. (http://www.morrisgroupinc.com) is a privately held company that owns and operates fourteen divisions that supply high performance machine tools and related technology to manufacturers throughout the eastern United States. The firm is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut and employs more than 350.

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