Morris South to Exhibit CNC Machinery at SOUTH-TEC

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The regional machine tool distributor will exhibit new technology and celebrate its 35th anniversary at the area’s largest metalworking and manufacturing show in October.

“Our booth at SOUTH-TEC is going to have some stand-out demos that wouldn’t be possible without the collaboration of our longtime machine tool partners.”

Morris South, a division of Morris Group, Inc., will display and demonstrate CNC machine tools from Okuma, Tsugami, and Hardinge Group in its 1600-square-foot booth at SOUTH-TEC, October 27-29 at the Charlotte Convention Center. In addition to CNC machinery, the regional machine tool distributor supplies tooling, accessories, software and customer support services to manufacturers in North Carolina, South Carolina and several other Southeast states.

“Morris South has been an exhibitor at SOUTH-TEC for decades,” states Kevin Wigington, President of Morris South. “This year, our participation in SOUTH-TEC has special meaning for us as we celebrate 35 years of business.”

“Since its start as Machine Tool Systems, Morris South has continuously represented Tsugami and Okuma,” adds Keith Wilson, Vice President of Sales, Morris South/Charlotte. “Our booth at SOUTH-TEC is going to have some stand-out demos that wouldn’t be possible without the collaboration of our longtime machine tool partners.”

Demonstration models are due to include an Okuma multifunction machine; the new 20mm Tsugami LaserSwiss; the versatile chucker convertible 32mm Tsugami B0326-II; the new, high-performance Bridgeport V1000 VMC, and the Okuma MB5000-H high production, automation-ready horizontal machining center.

Visitors to Morris South’s booth, number 1405, can expect to see live laser cutting on the Tsugami LaserSwiss and view some of the powerful apps free from the Okuma APP Store for use on Okuma machines and the Okuma THINC ® -OSP control.

For more information about SOUTH-TEC, please visit http://www.southteconline.com.

For more information about Morris South’s exhibit at SOUTH-TEC, please call Keith Wilson at 704-523-6008 or email info(at)morrissouth.com.

About Morris South

Morris South (http://www.morrissouth.com), a division of Morris Group, Inc., is the exclusive distributor of Okuma, Tsugami, Bridgeport, and Hardinge Group machine tools in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee. Chiron and Kira machine tools are available throughout the distribution region except in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. A full service company, Morris South sources and supplies new CNC machine tools, tooling, accessories, software and other productivity enhancing technology from leading industry suppliers for its customers. Morris South provides emergency, repair and preventive maintenance services; replacement parts, application engineering support including turnkeys; needs analysis, financing, training, installation and disposition of retired machinery. Originally founded in 1980 as Machine Tool Systems, LLC, Morris South is a member of the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT) and an Advanced Technology and Training Partner of The Southern Virginia Center of Manufacturing Excellence (SoVA CME).

About Morris Group, Inc.

Morris Group, Inc.(http://www.morrisgroupinc.com), one of North America’s largest machine tool supply networks, owns fourteen independently operated business units. It supplies CNC machine tools and related technology and services to manufacturers from 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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