Makino Recognizes TES for Fifth Consecutive Year

Technical Equipment Sales Company of Cincinnati, Ohio, was recognized by Makino as Top Dollar Producer for Production Machinery for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2009 at its annual Distributor Management Meeting.  This marks the fifth consecutive year that the distributorship has been named Makino’s top dollar producer.   Makino also presented Technical Equipment Sales (TES) with an award for achieving Overall Top Market Share Performance.

“We are honored to be recognized by Makino,” said Mike Schlater, Executive Vice President of TES.  “We have a great working relationship with Makino and consider ourselves fortunate to work with a partner that is financially strong and thoughtful about its development of new technology and initiatives, especially during these tough economic times.  Our customers and we benefit from the fact that they offer outstanding products and unparalleled support.”

Besides Schlater, Lou Olson and Matt Porter, Regional Vice Presidents of TES, were in attendance at Makino’s annual event and awards ceremony.

TES was founded in 1952 and provides advanced machine tools, service, and application engineering support to manufacturers throughout Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky.  Offices are located in Cincinnati and Valley View, Ohio and Fort Wayne, Indiana.  In addition to Makino, TES distributes Doosan Infracore, Tsugami, Jones & Shipman, and Hermle machine tools.  TES is a division of Morris Group, Inc., headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut.  Morris Group companies form one of the largest machine tool distribution networks in North America.

For more information, contact Technical Equipment Sales Company, 10165 International Boulevard, Cincinnati, OH, 45246. Telephone:  513-874-0160/800-852-0582; Web Address: or contact Morris Group, Inc., 910 Day Hill Road, Windsor, CT, 06095. Telephone:  860-687-3400; Web Address: