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HFO Chicago Appoints New Vice President and General Manager

Published on February 1st, 2013 in News

(February 01, 2013) Windsor, CT: HFO Midwest (www.hfomidwest.com), a Morris Group division, announced today that Jeff Holtzapple had been named vice president and general manager of HFO Chicago, the Haas Factory Outlet serving Northern and Central Illinois as well as Northwestern, Indiana. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Holtzapple had been vice president of the Midwest Haas Factory Outlet.

Haas Introduces the New UMC-750 Machining Center
Haas Introduces the New UMC-750 Machining Center

Published on August 3rd, 2012 in News

Five-axis machining is seeing growing use today as a means to reduce setups and increase accuracy for multi-sided and complex parts. The new UMC-750 universal machining center from Haas Automation, Inc., is a cost-effective solution for 5-sided (3+2) and simultaneous 5-axis machining.

Velocity Products Opens ebay Store

Published on April 4th, 2012 in News

Velocity Products announced today the unveiling of their new eBay store. Initial offerings include the ROMA series ultra-bright LED lights intended for the shop floor.

Haas Offers VM Series Mold Machining Centers
Haas Offers VM Series Mold Machining Centers

Published on January 16th, 2012 in News

Haas Automation recently redesigned its VM Series mold machining centers. Haas engineers reviewed all aspects of the VM machines, including motion control, coolant containment, chip evacuation, ergonomics and serviceability, made improvements and put everything into an all-new package, the company said.

Morris Group Introduces Velocity Products
Morris Group Introduces Velocity Products

Published on September 1st, 2011 in News

Windsor, CT: Morris Group, Inc. (www.morrisgroupinc.com) announced the formation of a new operating company, Velocity Products. The new division will market tooling and machine tool accessories throughout North America. "Our focus will be on tooling, machine tool accessories and consumables that help manufacturers improve the productivity of their operations," explains Morris Group Vice President of Tooling and accessories, Robert L. Bauer.