Morris Midwest names Block as Productivity Specialist

Windsor, CT - Morris Midwest (, Milwaukee, WI and Roselle, IL, and a division of Morris Group, Inc., ( has announced the appointment of Matthew Block to the position of Productivity Specialist.

In this position, Block will work with manufacturers inWisconsin, Upper Michigan andNorthern Illinoisin a customer service capacity to help them improve efficiency of their machine tools by assessing current practices and recommending tooling and accessories.

John Murphy, president of Morris Midwest said, “Matt has worked his entire career in theMidwest, knows manufacturing and knows how to help them increase productivity and efficiency. The experience he brings in applications support will be a tremendous asset to our customers.”

Block brings over 10 years experience in manufacturing most recently as regional sales manager for Hainbuch and applications engineer for Brady Corporation, both out of Milwaukee.

Morris Midwest is a division of Morris Group, Inc, whose history of serving the manufacturing community dates back to 1941. The company is an exclusive distributor forOkumaTsugamiHardingeBridgeport and many other fine products. 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.

Morris Group, Inc. companies supply high performance machine tools; tooling and accessories; and related engineering services to manufacturers of precision machined parts. The thirteen companies form one of the largest machine tool distribution networks inNorth America. The firm is headquartered inWindsor,Connecticutand employs more than 400.