MP Systems Joins Partners in THINC

May 7, 2010 (Windsor, CT) – Morris Group, Inc. of Windsor, Connecticut is pleased to announce that MP Systems, a supplier of high pressure coolant systems, has joined Partners in THINC. Okuma America Corporation formed Partners in THINC to bring together leading technology providers and to create a partnership that gives customers the lowest cost, best solutions to manufacturing needs.

MP Systems makes high pressure coolant systems suitable for routine operations and custom manufacturing processes.  Model types include reservoir pumps for a broad range of CNC machine tools including machining centers, 3- and 4- axis lathes, multifunction machines and twin turret machines; Swiss and gang tooled lathe pumps, and an economical pump for general use.  MP Systems also makes a programmable nozzle that can be used in conjunction with its high pressure coolant systems for through the spindle coolant delivery and/or programmable nozzle high pressure cooling.

MP Systems' products are engineered to minimize down time and simplify routine maintenance.  Designed, manufactured, and installed by MP Systems, they are used widely in the firearms, medical, aerospace, energy and other industries where chip removal and tool life are critical to component quality and maximum cutting tool performance.  MP Systems' high pressure coolant systems are sold through distribution and direct sales channels throughout North America.

As a member of Partners in THINC, MP Systems seeks to help customers optimize CNC machine tool performance and maximize overall productivity.  MP Systems uses high quality components and non-piston pumps to improve product reliability.  Products are rigorously tested in diverse live cutting situations, using Okuma machine tools and other machine tool technology.  Integration with the Okuma THINC control assures optimal performance.  All pump components, including filters, are housed conveniently inside the durable cabinet assembly.  Superior filtration is accomplished using easy replaceable 5 micron filters that remove suspended chips and grit, increasing tool life.

"We believe that collaborative efforts facilitated by Partners in THINC are integral to MP Systems' continued contribution of relevant and sound products to advanced manufacturing," states Mike Sayers, General Manager and founder of MP Systems.  "Sharing open dialogue with leading machine tool OEMs like Okuma allows us to develop new products and modify or enhance existing products proactively."

MP Systems high pressure coolant systems can be seen and demonstrated at the Partners in THINC facilities.


About MP Systems:

MP Systems, Inc. of East Granby, Connecticut is a manufacturer and supplier of high pressure coolant systems used in CNC manufacturing.  In addition to its core business, MP Systems provides related installation services, spare parts, systems application design, and other services to support installation and operation of its products. The company was founded in 2005 by Mike Sayers who is a reputable design engineer of high pressure coolant systems and continues to lead and oversee new product development.  MP Systems was acquired by Morris Group, Inc. of Windsor, Connecticut in 2007.  MP Systems' products are sold and distributed throughout North America. Its customers are users and distributors of CNC machine tool technology and OEM builders of CNC machine tools. For more information, visit www.mp-systems.net.

About Okuma America Corporation:

Okuma America Corporation is the US based affiliate of Okuma Corporation, a world leader in the development of computer numeric controls (CNC) and machining technology, founded in 1898 in Nagoya, Japan. Known for its technology leadership and world-class manufacturing, product quality and dedication to customer service, Okuma strives to be the machine tool solution provider to manufacturers worldwide. Fore more information, visit www.okuma.com/home.html.

About Partners in THINC

Partners in THINC is a unique facility and concept offering integrated solutions and a one-stop-shop designed to streamline current manufacturing processes, improve capabilities, or for exploring advanced manufacturing options. Each member of Partners in THINC brings specialized equipment, expertise and a commitment to provide the best possible integrated solutions to the end-user. For more information, visit www.partnersinthinc.com.