Machine tool builder DMG/Mori Seiki USA (Chicago, Illinois) and distributor Ellison Technologies will open a new joint technical center in Houston that will showcase machine tools and technology for the energy and oil field industries. An official grand opening for the center is scheduled for early 2011.
The 22,500-square-foot facility is one of the largest of Ellison’s 21 locations throughout the United States and Canada. It includes a full staff of more than 25 service, application and sales engineers, including engineering support staff from DMG/Mori Seiki USA. It features a 6,500-square-foot showroom where customers can see live demonstrations on technology specific to their businesses and take advantage of opportunities for process testing and development. Additionally, a training and media area is available for customer seminars, product demonstrations and training sessions.