Technical Equipment Sales Earns Top Dollar Producer Award from Makino

Technical Equipment Sales of Cincinnati, Ohio, was recognized by Makino as Top Dollar Producer in North America for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2010 at its annual Distributor Management Meeting.  The award marks the sixth consecutive year that the distributorship has been named Makino’s top dollar producer.   

 “Given the tough economic times manufacturing lived through over the previous fifteen months, we are particularly honored to be recognized by Makino with this award,” said Mike Schlater, Executive Vice President of Technical Equipment Sales (TES).  “Makino is a great organization and we 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. The award was presented by Don Lane, President of Makino.  (Pictured front row L-R: Don Lane/Makino, Mike Schlater/TES; back row L-R: Matt Porter/TES, Lou Olson/TES).

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.