Morris Midwest to hold open house and precision machinery show for area manufacturers at Roselle, Illinois location March 17-18, 2015.

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Chicago area based regional distributor of CNC machine tools will open its facility to manufacturers in northern Illinois and Wisconsin for annual display of advanced metal-cutting technology.

This year, we’re demonstrating laser technology on a Tsugami. In total, we’ll have more than twenty machines under power...

Morris Midwest (, a division of Morris Group, Inc., will hold Morris Madness, its fourth annual open house and technology show, on March 17-18 in Roselle, Illinois. Precision machine tools from Okuma, Tsugami and Hardinge Group will be displayed in addition to tooling and accessories from leading suppliers to the manufacturing industry.

“As in past years, this year’s event will showcase a broad range of machinery including entry level lathes and Swiss types to horizontal machining centers, vertical machining centers, and multifunction machines,” states Mike James, Regional Sales Manager, Illinois at Morris Midwest. “This year, we’re demonstrating laser technology on a Tsugami. In total, we’ll have more than twenty machines under power; live cutting will take place on all but a few.”

The new 20mm Laser Swiss introduced at IMTS 2014 will be displayed, along with 20mm and 32mm 5-axis machines from Tsugami. Advanced technology from Okuma will include the MU 500VII universal vertical machining center with double spindle design and full 5-axis simultaneous operation numeric control plus the LU3000 EX 4-axis turning center. Hardinge Group will demonstrate the new Bridgeport CONQUEST V1000 VMC with Mitsubishi control and new Hardinge CONQUEST H51 “Collet Ready Spindle” Turning Center.

Morris Midwest shares its Roselle facility with Tsugami/Rem Sales and Okuma America Corporation. With training and presentation rooms, the world-class facility doubles as a regional technical center for Okuma and its Partners in THINC ® program.

Product specialists and representatives from more than 20 leading technology suppliers will be in attendance and available both days to discuss latest advancements. Catered lunch and refreshments will be served daily.

For registration and other information, please visit or call 414-586-0450. Morris Midwest is located at 68 Congress Circle West, Roselle, IL.

About Morris Midwest
Morris Midwest (, a division of Morris Group, Inc,, is the exclusive distributor of Okuma, Tsugami, and Hardinge Group precision machine tools in northern Illinois, Wisconsin, and Michigan’s UP. 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.

About Morris Group, Inc.
Morris Group, Inc.(, one of North America’s largest machine tool supply networks, owns fourteen independently-operated business units located throughout the eastern half of the U.S. 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.

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