Morris Midwest to hold 2nd Annual Morris Madness Open House and Technology Show

Morris Midwest, the exclusive distributor of Okuma, Tsugami, Hardinge, and Bridgeport machine tools in northern Illinois, Wisconsin, and Michigan’s upper peninsula, will hold its second annual “Morris Madness” Open House and Technology Show on March 19 - 20 from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm at its Roselle headquarters and Tech Center which doubles as Okuma’s regional Tech Center.

Between fifteen and twenty machine tools from Morris Midwest’s key builders, most with live cutting demonstrations, will be on display.  More than twenty-five suppliers of tooling, accessories, software, and automation products will participate with demo integrations and static displays.  Many of the demo partners are members of Okuma’s Partners in THINC program while others are valued local suppliers to Morris Midwest and its customers. 

Rounding out this year’s event is the addition of two noted industry speakers:  Jamie Flinchbaugh, co-founder and partner of the Lean Learning Center, and Brian Beaulieu, Economist and CEO of ITR Economics.  Flinchbaugh is scheduled to speak at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm on Tuesday, March 19 while Beaulieu will present at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm on Wednesday, March 20.

For more information and to register online, visit